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Criminal Justice Act, 1964

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Number 5 of 1964.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT, 1964


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Death penalty restricted.

2.

Punishment in place of death.

3.

Procedure in capital murder cases.

4.

Malice.

5.

Amendment of Offences Against the Person Act, 1861.

6.

Amendment of Piracy Act, 1837.

7.

Amendment of Juries Act, 1927.

8.

Amendment of Treason Act, 1939.

9.

Amendment of Defence Act, 1954.

10.

Amendment of Geneva Conventions Act, 1962.

11.

Short title.


Acts Referred to

Treason Act, 1939

1939, No. 10.

Offences Against the State Act, 1939

1939, No, 13.

Defence Act, 1954

1954, No. 18.

Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act, 1940

1940, No. 2.

Prisoners of War and Enemy Aliens Act, 1956

1956, No. 27.

Criminal Justice Act, 1960

1960, No. 27.

Offences Against the Person Act, 1861

1861, c. 100.

The Piracy Act, 1837

1837, c. 88.

Juries Act, 1927

1927, No. 23.

Geneva Conventions Act, 1962

1962, No. 11.

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Number 5 of 1964.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT, 1964


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW AS TO THE IMPOSITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY AND AS TO MALICE IN THE CASE OF MURDER. [25th March, 1964.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—