Garda Síochána Act 2005


108.— As soon as practicable after the commencement of this section, the Ombudsman Commission and the Garda Commissioner shall, by written protocols, make arrangements concerning the following matters:

(a) the use of detention facilities at Garda Síochána stations by designated officers of the Ombudsman Commission for the purpose of exercising their powers and carrying out their duties under section 98 ;

(b) the application of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 (Treatment of Persons in Custody in Garda Stations) Regulations 1987 ( S.I. No. 119 of 1987 ) when those detention facilities are used by designated officers for the purpose referred to in paragraph (a);

(c) the handling of any investigations by the Ombudsman Commission under this Act that coincide with investigations by the Garda Síochána into the same matters;

(d) the sharing with each other of information (including evidence of offences) obtained by either the Ombudsman Commission or the Garda Commissioner.