Child Trafficking and Pornography (Amendment) Act 2004

Amendment of Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998.

1.—The Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998 is amended by inserting the following section after section 12:

“13.—Nothing in this Act prevents—

(a) the giving of or compliance with a direction under section 3 of the Committees of the Houses of the Oireachtas (Compellability, Privileges and Immunities of Witnesses) Act 1997 , or

(b) the possession, distribution, printing, publication or showing by either House of the Oireachtas, a committee (within the meaning of that Act) or any person of child pornography for the purposes of, or in connection with, the performance of any function conferred by the Constitution or by law on those Houses or conferred by a resolution of either of those Houses or resolutions of both of them on such a committee.”.