Criminal Justice Act 2006

Amendment of section 5 of Criminal Evidence Act 1992.

188.—(1) Section 5 of the Criminal Evidence Act 1992 is amended in subsection (4)(b) by the insertion of the following subparagraph after subparagraph (ii):

“(iia) a record of the receipt, handling, transmission or storage of anything by the Forensic Science Laboratory of the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform in connection with the performance of its functions to examine and analyse things or samples of things for the purposes of criminal investigations or proceedings or both,”.

(2) This section shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 January 2003.