Criminal Law Act, 1976

Amendment of section 25 of Act of 1939.

4.—Section 25 of the Act of 1939 is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution of “12 months” for “three months” in subsections (1) and (2), and

(b) by the addition of the following subsection:

“(6) Whenever a closing order has been extended, a member of the Garda Síochána not below the rank of chief superintendent may extend the operation of such closing order for a further period or periods each of which shall not exceed 12 months, but a closing order shall not be in operation for more than three years.”.