Criminal Justice Act, 1999

Amendment of section 16 of Act of 1992.

20.—Section 16(1) of the Act of 1992 is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (a):

“(a) a videorecording of any evidence given, in relation to an offence to which this Part applies, by a person under 17 years of age through a live television link in proceedings under Part IA of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1967 , and”, and

(b) by the substitution of the following for the proviso:

“Provided that, in the case of a videorecording mentioned in paragraph (b), the person whose statement was videorecorded is available at the trial for crossexamination.”.