Garda Síochána (Complaints) Act, 1986

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Number 29 of 1986


GARDA S?OCH?NA (COMPLAINTS) ACT, 1986


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Interpretation.

2.

Establishment day.

3.

The Garda Síochána Complaints Board.

4.

Complaints to Board.

5.

Informal resolution of complaints.

6.

Investigation of complaints.

7.

Functions of Board on completion of investigation of complaints.

8.

Tribunals.

9.

Reference of complaints to tribunals and disciplinary action.

10.

The Garda Síochána Complaints Appeal Board.

11.

Appeals to Appeal Board.

12.

Prohibition on unauthorised disclosure of information.

13.

Reports of Board.

14.

Membership of Houses of Oireachtas or Assembly of European Communities.

15.

Restriction of application of Act and restriction of application and amendment of Regulations and Dublin Police Act, 1924.

16.

Amendment of Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

17.

Expenses.

18.

Short title.

FIRST SCHEDULE

The Garda Síochána Complaints Board

SECOND SCHEDULE

Tribunals

THIRD SCHEDULE

The Garda Síochána Complaints Appeal Board

FOURTH SCHEDULE


Acts Referred to

Civil Service Commissioners Act, 1956

1956, No. 45

Civil Service Regulation Acts, 1956 and 1958

Criminal Justice Act, 1984

1984, No. 22

Dublin Police Act, 1924

1924, No. 31

European Assembly Elections Act, 1977

1977, No. 30

Police Forces Amalgamation Act, 1925

1925, No. 7

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Number 29 of 1986


GARDA S?OCH?NA (COMPLAINTS) ACT, 1986


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR A SYSTEM OF INVESTIGATION AND ADJUDICATION OF COMPLAINTS MADE BY THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE CONDUCT OF MEMBERS OF THE GARDA S?OCH?NA (OTHER THAN THE COMMISSIONER OF THE GARDA S?OCH?NA), TO PROVIDE, FOR THOSE PURPOSES, FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BOARDS TO BE KNOWN AS THE GARDA S?OCH?NA COMPLAINTS BOARD AND THE GARDA S?OCH?NA COMPLAINTS APPEAL BOARD AND THE APPOINTMENT OF TRIBUNALS AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS. [15th July, 1986]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: