Criminal Justice (United Nations Convention Against Torture) Act, 2000

Prohibition on expulsion or refoulement of person to another state where he or she may be tortured.

4.—(1) A person shall not be expelled or returned from the State to another state where the Minister is of the opinion that there are substantial gounds for believing that the person would be in danger of being subjected to torture.

(2) For the purposes of determining whether there are such grounds, the Minister shall take into account all relevant considerations including, where applicable, the existence in the state concerned of a consistent pattern of gross, flagrant or mass violations of human rights.