Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1997

Consent of Director of Public Prosecutions to other offences being taken into consideration in awarding punishment.

9.—Section 8 of the Act of 1951 is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) Where a person, on being convicted of an offence, admits himself guilty of any other offence and asks to have it taken into consideration in awarding punishment, the Court may, if the Director of Public Prosecutions consents, take it into consideration accordingly.”.