Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996

Duration of certain sections.

11.—(1) Each of the following sections, namely, sections 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 and 6 shall, subject to subsection (2), cease to be in operation at the expiry of 12 months from the date of its commencement unless a resolution has been passed by each House of the Oireachtas resolving that the section shall continue in operation.

(2) A section referred to in subsection (1) may be continued in operation from time to time by a resolution passed by each House of the Oireachtas before its expiry for such period as may be specified in the resolutions.

(3) Before a resolution under this section in relation to a section specified in subsection (1) is passed by either House of the Oireachtas, the Minister shall prepare a report, and shall cause a copy of it to be laid before that House, of the operation of the section during the period beginning on its commencement or, as may be appropriate, the date of the latest previous report under this subsection in relation to that section and ending not more than 21 days before the date of the moving of the resolution in that House.