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Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act, 1976

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Number 14 of 1976


CRIMINAL LAW (JURISDICTION) ACT, 1976


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Offences committed in Northern Ireland and related offences committed in State.

3.

Escape from custody in Northern Ireland.

4.

Explosive substances.

5.

Robbery.

6.

Burglary.

7.

Aggravated burglary.

8.

Possession of firearm or ammunition in suspicious circumstances.

9.

Carrying firearm with criminal intent.

10.

Unlawful seizure of vehicles.

11.

Taking of evidence in Northern Ireland for criminal trial in State.

12.

Taking of evidence in State for criminal trial in Northern Ireland.

13.

Provisions relating to custody and immunity of persons in State for taking of evidence under section 12 and to persons unlawfully at large.

14.

Option for trial in Northern Ireland.

15.

Prevention of double jeopardy.

16.

Right of audience.

17.

Power to prohibit publication of names and addresses of witnesses.

18.

Restriction of section 7 of Criminal Procedure Act, 1967.

19.

Arrest without warrant.

20.

Supplementary provisions.

21.

Repeals, amendments and transitional provision.

22.

Short title and commencement.

Schedule

Acts Referred to

Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1973

1973, No. 29

Criminal Justice Act, 1960

1960, No. 27

Criminal Procedure Act, 1967

1967, No. 12

Criminal Justice Act, 1951

1951, No. 2

Extradition Act, 1965

1965, No. 17

Explosive Substances Act, 1883

1883, c. 3

Firearms Act, 1964

1964, No. 1

Firearms Act, 1925

1925, No. 17

Larceny Act, 1916

1916, c. 50

Malicious Damage Act, 1861

1861, c. 97

Offences against the Person Act, 1861

1861, c. 100

State Property Act, 1954

1954, No. 25

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Number 14 of 1976


CRIMINAL LAW (JURISDICTION) ACT, 1976


AN ACT TO EXTEND THE CRIMINAL LAW OF THE STATE TO CERTAIN ACTS DONE IN NORTHERN IRELAND, TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADMISSION OF EVIDENCE OBTAINED BY THE EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES IN NORTHERN IRELAND AT TRIALS FOR OFFENCES IN RESPECT OF THOSE ACTS, TO ENABLE EVIDENCE TO BE OBTAINED BY THE EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES IN THE STATE FOR TRIALS IN NORTHERN IRELAND FOR CORRESPONDING OFFENCES UNDER THE LAW OF NORTHERN IRELAND IN RESPECT OF ACTS DONE IN THE STATE, TO REFORM THE CRIMINAL LAW IN OTHER RESPECTS AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [6th May, 1976]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: