Criminal Justice (Safety of United Nations Workers) Act, 2000

Proceedings under Act.

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

(2) No proceedings shall be taken under section 38 of the Act of 1965 in respect of an act that constitutes an offence by virtue of that section and also an offence under this Act.

(3) For the purpose of the exercise of jurisdiction, in relation to an offence under this Act, by any court of competent jurisdiction the act constituting the offence shall be deemed to have been committed within the area of the Dublin Metropolitan District.