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Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005

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Number 2 of 2005


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (TERRORIST OFFENCES) ACT 2005


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary Matters

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Commencement.

3.

Interpretation.

PART 2

Suppression of Terrorist Groups and Terrorist Offences

4.

Definitions for Part 2.

5.

Terrorist groups.

6.

Terrorist offences.

7.

Penalties for terrorist offences.

PART 3

Suppression of Hostage-Taking, Terrorist Bombing and Crimes Against Internationally Protected Persons.

8.

Definitions for Part 3.

9.

Offence of hostage-taking.

10.

Offence of terrorist bombing.

11.

Offences against internationally protected persons.

PART 4

Suppression of Financing of Terrorism

12.

Interpretation of Part 4.

13.

Offence of financing terrorism.

14.

Interim order freezing certain funds.

15.

Interlocutory order.

16.

Disposal order.

17.

Ancillary orders and provision in relation to certain profits or gains, etc.

18.

Evidence and proceedings relating to interim and other orders.

19.

Compensation.

20.

Application of certain provisions of Act of 1996.

21.

Amendment of section 3 of Act of 1994.

22.

Amendment of Part II of Act of 1994 — new sections 8A to 8E.

23.

Amendment of section 9 of Act of 1994.

24.

Amendment of section 10 of Act of 1994.

25.

Amendment of section 11 of Act of 1994.

26.

Amendment of section 12 of Act of 1994.

27.

Amendment of section 13 of Act of 1994.

28.

Amendment of section 17 of Act of 1994.

29.

Amendment of section 18 of Act of 1994.

30.

Amendment of section 23 of Act of 1994.

31.

Amendment of section 28 of Act of 1994.

32.

Amendment of section 32 of Act of 1994.

33.

Amendment of section 46 of Act of 1994.

34.

Amendment of section 47 of Act of 1994.

35.

Amendment of section 55 of Act of 1994.

36.

Amendment of section 57 of Act of 1994.

37.

Amendment of section 58 of Act of 1994.

38.

Amendment of section 61 of Act of 1994.

39.

Amendment of section 63 of Act of 1994.

40.

Amendment of section 64 of Act of 1994.

41.

Amendment of section 65 of Act of 1994.

42.

Power to make regulations.

PART 5

Miscellaneous Matters

43.

Proceedings relating to offences committed outside the State.

44.

Evidence in proceedings under the Act.

45.

Liability for offences by bodies corporate.

46.

Double jeopardy.

47.

Expenses.

PART 6

Amendment of Other Acts

48.

Amendment of section 21 of Act of 1939.

49.

Amendment of Act of 1939 — new section 21A.

50.

Amendment of section 22 of Act of 1939.

51.

Amendment of Act of 1939 — new sections 22A to 22I.

52.

Amendment of section 38 of Act of 1939.

53.

Amendment of section 49 of Act of 1939.

54.

Amendment and commencement of section 2 of Act of 1985.

55.

Amendment of section 8 of Act of 1985.

56.

Amendment of Defence Act 1954.

57.

Amendment of Extradition Act 1965.

58.

Amendment of Extradition (Amendment) Act 1994.

59.

Amendment of Criminal Procedure Act 1967.

60.

Amendment of Bail Act 1997.

PART 7

Communications Data

61.

Interpretation of this Part.

62.

Application of this Part.

63.

Retention of traffic and location data relating to communications by phone.

64.

Access to data retained for law enforcement and security purposes.

65.

Complaints procedure.

66.

Amendment of section 8 of Act of 1993.

67.

Duties of designated judge in relation to this Part.

PART 8

European Arrest Warrant.

68.

Application of this Part.

69.

Issuing state presumed to comply with Framework Decision.

70.

Corresponding offences.

71.

Obligation to surrender.

72.

European arrest warrant.

73.

Amendment of section 12 of Act of 2003.

74.

Amendment of section 14 of Act of 2003.

75.

Amendment of section 15 of Act of 2003.

76.

Date of hearing in relation to European arrest warrant.

77.

Amendment of section 18 of Act of 2003.

78.

Amendment of section 20 of Act of 2003.

79.

Refusal of surrender where no decision to prosecute.

80.

Rule of specialty.

81.

Surrender of person by issuing state to other Member State.

82.

Extradition of person by issuing state to third state.

83.

Proceedings in the State.

SCHEDULE 1

Council Framework Decision of 13 June 2002 on Combating Terrorism

PART 1

PART 2

SCHEDULE 2

Offences for Purposes of Definitions of “Terrorist Activity” and “Terrorist-Linked Activity”

PART 1

PART 2

PART 3

SCHEDULE 3

International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages

SCHEDULE 4

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Internationally Protected Persons, Including Diplomatic Agents

SCHEDULE 5

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings

SCHEDULE 6

Offences Against Internationally Protected Persons

PART 1

PART 2

SCHEDULE 7

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism


Acts Referred to

Air Navigation and Transport Act 1973

1973, No. 29

Air Navigation and Transport Act 1975

1975, No. 9

Bail Act 1997

1997, No. 16

Chemical Weapons Act 1997

1997, No. 28

Criminal Damage Act 1991

1991, No. 31

Criminal Justice Act 1990

1990, No. 16

Criminal Justice Act 1994

1994, No. 15

Criminal Justice Act 1999

1999, No. 10

Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997

1997, No. 4

Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994

1994, No. 2

Criminal Justice (Safety of United Nations Workers) Act 2000

2000, No. 16

Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001

2001, No. 50

Criminal Justice (United Nations Convention against Torture) Act 2000

2000, No. 11

Criminal Law Act 1976

1976, No. 32

Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act 1976

1976, No. 14

Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 1990

1990, No. 32

Criminal Procedure Act 1967

1967, No. 12

Data Protection Act 1988

1988, No. 25

Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003

Defence Act 1954

1954, No. 18

European Arrest Warrant Act 2003

2003, No. 45

Explosive Substances Act 1883

46 & 47 Vict., c. 3

Extradition Act 1965

1965, No. 17

Extradition Acts 1965 to 2001

Extradition (Amendment) Act 1994

1994, No. 6

Firearms Act 1925

1925, No. 17

Firearms Act 1964

1964, No. 1

Geneva Conventions Act 1962

1962, No. 11

Genocide Act 1973

1973, No. 28

Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages (Regulation) Act 1993

1993, No. 10

Malicious Damage Act 1861

24 & 25 Vict., c. 97

Maritime Security Act 2004

2004, No. 29

Mercantile Marine Act 1955

1955, No. 29

Non-Fatal Offences against the Person Act 1997

1997, No. 26

Offences against the State Act 1939

1939, No. 13

Offences against the State Acts 1939 to 1998

Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1985

1985, No. 3

Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998

1998, No. 39

Post Office Act 1908

8 Edw. 7, c. 48

Proceeds of Crime Act 1996

1996, No. 30

Radiological Protection Act 1991

1991, No. 9

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

1997, No. 39

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Number 2 of 2005


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (TERRORIST OFFENCES) ACT 2005


AN ACT TO ENABLE THE STATE TO MEET COMMITMENTS UNDERTAKEN AS PART OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, TO AMEND THE OFFENCES AGAINST THE STATE ACTS 1939 TO 1998 AND THE EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003, AND TO MAKE PROVISION FOR RELATED MATTERS, INCLUDING THE RETENTION OF COMMUNICATIONS DATA.

[8th March, 2005]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: