Garda Síochána (Policing Authority and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015

Policing principles

5. The Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following section after section 3A (inserted by section 4 ):

“3B. In this Act ‘policing principles’ means—

(a) the principle that policing services are to be provided—

(i) independently and impartially,

(ii) in a manner that respects human rights, and

(iii) in a manner that supports the proper and effective administration of justice,


(b) the principle that effective and efficient policing is dependent on securing the confidence, support and co-operation of local communities and engaging with those communities.”.