Criminal Justice Act, 1960

Power of Minister to transfer a person detained under section 9.

10.—(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section and subsection (3) of section 9 of this Act, the Minister may, if he thinks it proper to do so, direct that a person detained under section 9 of this Act or this section in a remand institution be transferred to and detained for the unexpired part of the period of remand or committal, as the case may be, in another remand institution, in a prison or in Saint Patrick's Institution.

(2) The Minister shall not give a direction under this section in respect of a person unless he has been so requested by the person or by the person in charge of the institution in which he is detained.

(3) When a direction is given under this section in relation to a person, he shall be transferred as soon as may be to the institution or prison specified in the direction and shall be detained there for the unexpired part of the period for which he was remanded or committed.