Public Safety Act, 1927


27.—(1) An Executive Minister shall by order make regulations—

(a) prescribing the procedure and practice of special courts and the forms to be used in relation to trials before such courts;

(b) securing to every person tried by a special court the right to be represented at such trial by solicitor and counsel;

(c) the times and places of sittings of special courts;

(d) whenever more than one special court is established, the particular special court by which any particular person is to be tried;

(e) any other matter or thing expedient or necessary for the purpose of carrying this Part of this Act into execution so far as relates to the trial or punishment of persons triable by a special court.

(2) Every regulation made under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if a resolution is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat after such regulation is laid before it annulling such regulation, such regulation shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such regulation.