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Criminal Law Act, 1976

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Number 32 of 1976


CRIMINAL LAW ACT, 1976


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions.

2.

Penalties for certain offences under Act of 1939.

3.

Incitement or invitation to join etc. an unlawful organisation.

4.

Amendment of section 25 of Act of 1939.

5.

Search warrants relating to commission of offences under Act of 1939 etc.

6.

Escape from custody.

7.

Power of Garda Síochána in relation to certain arrested persons.

8.

Power of Garda Síochána to search vehicles and persons in vehicles.

9.

Power to retain articles seized.

10.

Prohibition of possession of photographs etc. of certain buildings.

11.

Certain offences to be felonies.

12.

Prohibition of giving certain false information.

13.

Offence committed while serving sentence.

14.

Restriction of meaning of “document” in sections 13 and 14 of Act of 1939.

15.

Power of Defence Forces to arrest and search in certain circumstances.

16.

Short title and application.


Acts Referred to

State Act, 1939

1939, No. 13

Defence Act, 1954

1954, No. 18

Prisons Act, 1970

1970, No. 11.

Prisons Act, 1972

1972, No. 7.

Explosive Substances Act, 1883

1883, c. 3.

Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act, 1976

1976, No. 14.

Person Act, 1861

1861, c. 100.

Larceny Act, 1916

1916, c. 50.

Air Navigation and Transport Act, 1973

1973, No. 29.

Police (Property) Act, 1897

1897, c. 30.

Criminal Justice Act, 1951

1951, No. 2.

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Number 32 of 1976


CRIMINAL LAW ACT, 1976


AN ACT TO AMEND THE CRIMINAL LAW. [24th September, 1976]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: