Family Law (Protection of Spouses and Children) Act, 1981

Offences committed on bail.

8.—(1) Where a person charged with an offence under section 6 of this Act is released on bail and commits an offence under that section while so released, any sentences of imprisonment passed on that person for offences under that section shall be consecutive.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall apply notwithstanding anything contained in section 5 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1951 , or section 13 of the Criminal Law Act, 1976 .