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Emergency Powers Act, 1976

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Number 33 of 1976


EMERGENCY POWERS ACT, 1976


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Duration of section 2.

2.

Arrest, custody and questioning of persons suspected of certain offences.

3.

Expiry of Act.

4.

Short title.


Act Referred to

Offences against the State Act, 1939

1939, No. 13

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Number 33 of 1976


EMERGENCY POWERS ACT, 1976


AN ACT FOR THE PURPOSE OF SECURING THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND THE PRESERVATION OF THE STATE IN TIME OF AN ARMED CONFLICT IN RESPECT OF WHICH EACH OF THE HOUSES OF THE OIREACHTAS HAS ADOPTED A RESOLUTION ON THE FIRST DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1976, PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION 3° OF SECTION 3 OF ARTICLE 28 OF THE CONSTITUTION. [16th October, 1976]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: