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

Proceedings under Act.

5.—(1) Proceedings for an offence under this Act may be taken in any place in the State and the offence may for all incidental purposes be treated as having been committed in that place.

(2) Where a person is charged with an offence under this Act, no further proceedings in the matter (other than a remand in custody or on bail) shall be taken except by or with the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

(3) No proceedings shall be taken under section 38 of the Act of 1965 in respect of an act that constitutes an offence under—

(a) that section, and

(b) this Act.

(4) A person charged with an offence under this Act shall be tried by the Central Criminal Court.