Updated to 25 November 2020 (Act No. 20 of 2020 and S.I. No. 565 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss 1, 2 18 September 1974 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 272 of 1974), art. 2
S. 3 19 January 1975 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1975 (S.I. No. 3 of 1975), art. 2
S. 4 18 September 1974 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 272 of 1974), art. 2
S. 5 19 January 1975 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1975 (S.I. No. 3 of 1975), art. 2
S. 6 18 September 1974 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 272 of 1974), art. 2
S. 7 19 January 1975 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1975 (S.I. No. 3 of 1975), art. 2
S. 8 18 September 1974 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 272 of 1974), art. 2
Ss 9, 10 19 January 1975 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1975 (S.I. No. 3 of 1975), art. 2
Ss 11-14 18 September 1974 Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974 (Commencement) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 272 of 1974), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Trans. of functns. under S. I. No. 81 of 1987, art. 4
S.2 (10), subsec. substit. 18/2005, ss. 2 (2), 31 (a)
S.2 (11) am. 18/2005, ss. 2 (2), 31 (b)
S.3 applic. rstrct. 8/2006, s. 39(4)(a). Note also s. 39(5)
S.3, non applic. of. 14/1996, ss. 11 (1), 12 (1)
  18/1978, s.18 (2) (a)
S.3 (1A), new subsec. ins. 18/2005, ss. 2 (2), 29
S.4 (1), applic. rstrct. 25/1987, ss. 5 (3), 7 (4)
S.4 (3), constr. of cert. ref. 25/1987, ss. 5 (3), 7 (4)
S.4A, new s. 18/2005, ss. 2 (2), 30
S.6, appl. with nec. mods. 27/2010, ss. 1(2), 21, 29
  6/1993, ss. 2 (4), 14 (2)
S. 6(2)(a)(ii) am. 24/2010, ss. 1(2), 170, schedule, pt. 5, item 6
S. 6(2)(b) am. 21/2010, ss. 2, 170

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 2(7)(d) Prosecution of Offences Act (Section 2) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 304 of 1974)
S. 2(8)(b)(i) Director of Public Prosecutions Superannuation Scheme 2014 (S.I. No. 48 of 2014)
  Director of Public Prosecutions Superannuation Scheme 2009 (S.I. No. 96 of 2009)
  Director of Public Prosecutions Superannuation Scheme 1999 (S.I. No. 284 of 1999)