Damage To Property (Compensation) Act, 1923

Conduct of applicant to be considered.

9.—An applicant for compensation under the Criminal Injuries Acts in respect of an injury to which this Part of this Act applies shall be wholly disentitled to any compensation under those Acts if it is proved to the satisfaction of the Judge that the applicant connived at, assisted in or actively facilitated the committal of the injury or if in the opinion of the Judge the applicant was at or about the time the injury was committed

(a) associated or combined or in league with the person or persons by whom the injury was committed for the committal of that injury or for the committal of other similar injuries to property, or

(b) a member or helper of or active sympathiser with any organisation engaged in armed opposition to the late Provisional Government of Ireland or the Government of Saorstát Eireann.