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Sexual Offences (Jurisdiction) Act, 1996

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Number 38 of 1996


SEXUAL OFFENCES (JURISDICTION) ACT, 1996


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Sexual offences committed outside State.

3.

Offence to transport person for purposes of enabling offence to which section 2 (1) relates to be committed.

4.

Offence to publish information likely to promote etc. commission of offence to which section 2 (1) relates.

5.

Offences by bodies corporate.

6.

Penalties.

7.

Proceedings to which subsections (1), (2) and (6) of section 2 relate.

8.

Evidence as to a person's age.

9.

Double jeopardy.

10.

Power of search.

11.

Short title.


SCHEDULE

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Number 38 of 1996


SEXUAL OFFENCES (JURISDICTION) ACT, 1996


AN ACT TO EXTEND THE CRIMINAL LAW OF THE STATE TO SEXUAL ACTS INVOLVING CHILDREN DONE OUTSIDE THE STATE BY CITIZENS OF THE STATE OR BY PERSONS ORDINARILY RESIDENT IN THE STATE AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [19th December, 1996]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: