Offences Against the State (Amendment) Act, 1998

Provision in relation to section 52 of Act of 1939.

13.Section 52 of the Act of 1939 shall not have effect in relation to a person referred to in subsection (1) thereof unless, immediately before a demand is made of him or her under that subsection, he or she is informed in ordinary language by a member of the Garda Síochána of—

(a) the fact that the demand is being made under the said section 52 , and

(b) the consequences provided by that section for a failure or refusal to comply with such a demand or for the giving of any account or information in purported compliance with such a demand which is false or misleading.