Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act, 2001

Amendment of section 9 of Married Women's Status Act, 1957.

62.Section 9 of the Married Women's Status Act, 1957 , is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (3) of the following subsection:

“(3) No criminal proceedings referred to in subsection (1) or (2) shall be taken by a spouse against the other spouse except by or with the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions.”.