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Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act, 1998

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Number 39 of 1998


OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1998


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Membership of an unlawful organisation: inferences that may be drawn.

3.

Notification of witnesses.

4.

Amendment of section 3 of Offences against the State (Amendment) Act, 1972.

5.

Inferences from failure of accused to mention particular facts.

6.

Directing an unlawful organisation.

7.

Possession of articles for purposes connected with certain offences.

8.

Unlawful collection of information.

9.

Withholding information.

10.

Extension of period of detention under section 30 of Act of 1939.

11.

Rearrest under section 30 of Act of 1939.

12.

Training persons in the making or use of firearms, etc.

13.

Provision in relation to section 52 of Act of 1939.

14.

Offences under Act to be scheduled offences.

15.

Penalties for certain offences.

16.

Amendment of Schedule to Bail Act, 1997.

17.

Forfeiture of property.

18.

Duration of certain sections.

19.

Short title, construction and collective citation.


Acts Referred to

Bail Act, 1997

1997, No. 16

Criminal Justice Act, 1984

1984, No. 22

Criminal Justice Act, 1994

1994, No. 15

Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act, 1976

1976, No. 14

Explosive Substances Act, 1883

46 & 47 Vict., c.3

Explosives Act, 1875

38 & 39 Vict., c.17

Firearms Act, 1925

1925, No. 17

Firearms Act, 1964

1964, No. 1

Firearms Acts, 1925 to 1990

Offences against the State Act, 1939

1939, No. 13

Offences against the State (Amendment) Act, 1972

1972, No. 26

Offences against the State Acts, 1939 to 1985

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Number 39 of 1998


OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1998


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE ACTS, 1939 TO 1985, AND CERTAIN OTHER ENACTMENTS RELATING TO CRIMINAL LAW AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [3rd September, 1998]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: