Criminal Justice Act 2006

Double jeopardy.

77.— A person who is acquitted or convicted of an offence in a place outside the State shall not be proceeded against for an offence under—

(a) section 71 consisting of the act, or the conspiracy to do an act, that constituted the offence, or

(b) section 72 consisting of the act that constituted the offence,

of which the person was so acquitted or convicted.