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Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1997

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Number 4 of 1997


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1997


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Amendment of section 4 of Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

3.

Station bail.

4.

Extending periods of remand in custody.

5.

Jurisdiction of District Court and place of remand.

6.

Certificates of evidence relating to certain matters.

7.

Recording of evidence.

8.

Consent of Director of Public Prosecutions to summary disposal of certain offences.

9.

Consent of Director of Public Prosecutions to other offences being taken into consideration in awarding punishment.

10.

Search warrants in relation to serious offences.

11.

Electronic recording of fingerprints and palmprints.

12.

Amendment of section 28 of Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

13.

Extension of section 8 of Criminal Law Act, 1976.

14.

Amendment of section 32 of Act of 1994.

15.

Amendment of Act of 1994.

16.

Amendment of section 2 of Criminal Evidence Act, 1992.

17.

Amendment of section 23 of Act of 1951.

18.

Amendment of section 15 of Act of 1951.

19.

Power to make Prison Rules.

20.

Amendment of Courts Act, 1971.

21.

Commencement.

22.

Expenses.

23.

Repeal of enactments.

24.

Short title.

FIRST SCHEDULE

SECOND SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Children Act, 1908

8 Edw. 7. c.67

Courts Act, 1971

1971, No. 36

Courts (No. 2) Act, 1986

1986, No. 26

Courts and Court Officers Act, 1995

1995, No. 31

Courts of Justice Act, 1924

1924, No. 10

Courts of Justice Act, 1953

1953, No. 32

Criminal Evidence Act, 1992

1992, No. 12

Criminal Justice Act, 1951

1951, No. 2

Criminal Justice Act, 1960

1960, No. 27

Criminal Justice Act, 1984

1984, No. 22

Criminal Justice Act, 1993

1993, No. 6

Criminal Justice Act, 1994

1994, No. 15

Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) Act, 1962

1962, No. 12

Criminal Law Act, 1976

1976, No. 32

Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885

48 & 49 Vict., c.69

Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1935

1935, No. 6

Criminal Law (Incest Proceedings) Act, 1995

1995, No. 12

Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act, 1990

1990, No. 32

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act, 1993

1993, No. 20

Criminal Procedure Act, 1967

1967, No. 12

General Prisons (Ireland) Act, 1877

40 & 41 Vict., c.49

Penal Servitude (Ireland) Act, 1891

54 & 55 Vict., c.69

Prisons Acts, 1826 to 1956

Prisons (Ireland) Act, 1907

7 Edw. 7. c.19

Prisons (Visiting Committees) Act, 1925

1925, No. 11

Probation of Offenders Act, 1907

7 Edw. 7. c.17

Punishment of Incest Act, 1908

8 Edw. 7. c.45

Road Traffic Act, 1961

1961, No. 24

Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 1984

1984, No. 16

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Number 4 of 1997


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1997


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL MATTERS IN THE DISTRICT COURT, FOR THAT AND OTHER PURPOSES TO AMEND THE COURTS OF JUSTICE ACT, 1924 , THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT, 1951 , THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT, 1967 , AND OTHER ENACTMENTS, TO GIVE EFFECT TO ARTICLE 11 OF COUNCIL DIRECTIVE 91/308/EEC OF 10 JUNE 1991 OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ON PREVENTION OF THE USE OF THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM FOR THE PURPOSE OF MONEY LAUNDERING, TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE AFFIXING OF A SEAL TO ORDERS OF THE DISTRICT COURT, TO ENABLE THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE TO MAKE RULES FOR THE REGULATION AND GOOD GOVERNMENT OF PRISONS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [4th March, 1997]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: