Updated to 15 May 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 219 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-8 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 9(a), (b) 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 9(c), (d) 14 December 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 4) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 622 of 2006), art. 2
Ss. 10-27 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 28 1 August 2009 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 309 of 2009), art. 2
S. 29 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 30 1 August 2009 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 309 of 2009), art. 2
S. 31 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 32, 33 1 August 2009 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 309 of 2009), art. 2
Ss. 34-37 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 38 1 January 2008 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement)(No. 4) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 848 of 2007), art. 2
S. 39 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 40 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 41 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 42 1 November 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 5
Ss. 43-56 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 57-61 1 November 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 5
Ss. 62-64 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 65 1 November 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 5
Ss. 66-86 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 87-100 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 101(1)- (9) 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S.101(10) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 101(11) 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 101(12) (a)-(b) 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 101(12)(c) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 102 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 103(1)(a)-(c) 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 103(1)(d) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 103(2)-(4(a)-(c)) 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 103(4)(d) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
Ss. 104-106 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 107 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 108(1)-(3) 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 108(4) 2 July 2010 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 336 of 2010), art. 2(a)
S. 108(5) 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 109 2 July 2010 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 336 of 2010), art. 2(b)
S. 110 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
S. 111(a) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 111(b) 2 July 2010 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 336 of 2010), art. 2(c)
S. 112(a) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 112(b) 2 July 2010 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 336 of 2010), art. 2(d)
Ss. 113-119 1 January 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 5) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 689 of 2006), art. 2
S. 120 16 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 529 of 2006), art. 3
S. 121(a) 16 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 529 of 2006), art. 3
S. 121(b)-(c) Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
S. 121(d)  29 November 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 586 of 2006), art.2 
Ss. 122-127 1 March 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 4
Ss. 128-130 16 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 529 of 2006), art. 3
S. 131 1 March 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 4
S. 132 in so far as it relates to the insertion of section 76A(1)(c) (as amended by s. 16 of the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 26 of 2007)) of the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001))  10 September 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 3) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 600 of 2007), art. 2
S. 132 except in so far as it relates to the insertion of s. 76A(1)(c) in the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001) 1 March 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 4
Ss. 133-143 1 March 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 4
S. 144 Not yet commenced. Requires commencement order under S. 1(2)
Ss. 145-147 1 March 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 4
S. 148 in so far as it relates to the insertion of subsections (1) and (9) of S. 159B in the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001) 20 February 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 3, 
Ss. 149-155 1 March 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 4
Ss. 156, 157 1 December 2006 Children Act 2001 (Amendments to Part 11) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 590 of 2006), art. 2
S. 158 insofar as it relates to the amendment of the provision of the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001) specified at reference number 5 of Schedule 4  16 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 529 of 2006), art. 3
Ss. 159-166 1 March 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement)(No. 2) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 65 of 2007), art. 4
Ss. 167-175 1 February 2007 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 25 of 2007), art. 2
Ss. 176-187 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
S. 188 1 January 2003 S. 188(2)
Ss. 189-197 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
Schs. 1 & 2 1 August 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 3
Sch. 3 2 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 390 of 2006), art. 4
Sch. 4 para. no. 5 (repeal of Children Act 2001 (24/2001), s. 54) 16 October 2006 Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 529 of 2006), art. 3 
Sch. 4 para. no. 30  1 December 2006 Children Act 2001 (Amendments to Part 11) (Commencement) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 590 of 2006)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Constr. of refs. Criminal Justice (Community Service) (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 24 of 2011), s. 13
Transfer of cert. functions under Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
S. 7 saving for Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (No. 27 of 2010), ss. 1(2), 18(8)
S. 12(4) substituted Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (No. 11 of 2014), ss. 1(2), 107
S. 30 substituted Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (No. 28 of 2009), ss. 1(3), 43. Note that s. 30 itself amends s. 3 of the Firearms Act 1925
S. 40 repealed Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (No. 28 of 2009), ss. 1(3), 44
S. 70 amended Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (No. 43 of 2014), ss. 1(3), 68, sch. 4
S. 70(1) definition of "criminal organisation" substituted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 3(1)(a)
S. 70(1) definition of "structured group" substituted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 3(1)(b)
S. 70(3) new subsection inserted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 3(2)
S. 71 monitoring or protection order may be made Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 26 and sch. 2, no. 9(a)
S. 71 minimum sentences prescribed for certain offences under Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 25 and sch. 2, no. 9(a)
S. 71(2)(d) amended Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 4(a)
S. 71(5) deleted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 4(b)
S. 71A new section inserted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 5
S. 71A offence under deemed scheduled offence Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 8
S. 71A Court approval for exercise of powers where acquittal Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (No. 27 of 2010), ss. 1(2), 7, 15- 18 and schedule
S. 71A re-trial procedure for offence under Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (No. 27 of 2010), ss. 1(2), 7-14 and schedule
S. 71B new section inserted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 7
S. 72 substituted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 6
S. 72 offence under deemed scheduled offence Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 8
S. 72 monitoring or protection order may be made Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 26 and sch. 2, no. 9(b)
S. 72 minimum sentences prescribed for certain offences under Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 25 and sch. 2, no. 9(b)
S. 72A new section inserted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 9
S. 72A(2)(b) substit. Criminal Justice Act 2011 (No. 22 of 2011) ss. 1(2), 11
S. 73 offence under deemed scheduled offence Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 8
S. 73 monitoring or protection order may be made Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 26 and sch. 2, no. 9(c)
S. 73 minimum sentences prescribed for certain offences under Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 25 and sch. 2, no. 9(c)
S. 73(3) amended Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 10
S. 74(1) substituted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 11(a)
S. 74(2A) new subsection inserted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 11(b)
S. 74A new section inserted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 12
S. 74B new section inserted Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 13
S. 76 offence under deemed scheduled offence Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (No. 32 of 2009), s. 8
S. 98 amended Prisons Act 2015 (No. 57 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 17
S. 99(7) amended Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(a), 4(2)
S. 99(8) amended Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(b), 4(2)
S. 99(8A), (8B), (8C), (8D), (8E), (8F), (8G), (8H) inserted Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(c), 4(2)
S. 99(9) references construed as a reference to subsections (8A) and (8B) of the said section 99 Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017, s. 3(a)
S. 99(9)*
S. 99(9)* amended Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (No. 28 of 2009), ss. 1(3), 51
S. 99(9)* amended Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 60(a)
S. 99(10) references construed as a reference to subsection (8C) of the said section 99 Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017, s. 3(b)
S. 99(10)*
S. 99(10)* amended Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 60(b)
S. 99(10A) deleted Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(d), 4(2)
S. 99(10A) new subsection inserted Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 60(c)
S. 99(11) substituted Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(e), 4(2)
S. 99(11)(a) substituted Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 60(d)
S. 99(13) amended Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(f), 4(2)
S. 99(13A) inserted Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(g), 4(2)
S. 99(14) amended Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(h), 4(2)
S. 99(15) amended Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(i), 4(2)
S. 99(18A) inserted Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(j), 4(2)
S. 99(19A), (19B) inserted Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(k), 4(2)
S. 99(20) new subsection inserted Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 60(e)
S. 99(21), (22), (23) inserted Criminal Justice (Suspended Sentences of Imprisonment) Act 2017 (4/2017), ss. 2(l), 4(2)
S. 108(4) electronic monitoring devices prescribed Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Electronic Monitoring Devices) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 409 of 2010), reg. 3
S. 144 repealed Children (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 30 of 2015), ss. 1(3), 3(2)
S. 176 offence for the purposes of Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (No. 37 of 2013), ss. 10, 30, 31 & schedule
  Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (No. 24 of 2012), ss. 2, 12(2) & sch. 1
S. 181(4)(c) substituted Court of Appeal Act 2014 (No. 18 of 2014), ss. 1(2), 66
S. 183 substituted Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 46
S. 183A new section inserted Criminal Justice Act 2007 (No. 29 of 2007), ss. 1(2), 46
S. 195 repealed Fines (Payment and Recovery) Act 2014 (No. 7 of 2014), ss. 1(2) 4(b)
  Fines Act 2010 (No. 8 of 2010), ss. 1(2), 22(b)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 111(b) Criminal Justice Act 2006 (Electronic Monitoring Devices) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 409 of 2010)

S. 99(9), (10) : Invalid. Moore v DPP (HC, Moriarty J., 19 April 2016)