Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence) Act, 1990


1.—In this Act—

“appropriate consent” has the meaning assigned to it by section 2 (10) of this Act;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Justice;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under section 5 of this Act;

“prison” means any place for which rules or regulations may be made under the Prisons Acts, 1826 to 1980, or section 13 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1960 ;

“registered dentist” means a person whose name is entered for the time being on the Register of Dentists maintained under the Dentists Act, 1985 ;

“registered medical practitioner” has the meaning assigned to it by 20 section 2 of the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978 ;

“samples” means the samples or other things referred to in section 2 (1) (a) to (e) of this Act.