Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 2003


Exclusion Orders

Exclusion order.

3.—(1) The District Court, on conviction of a person for an offence under section 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 or 9 of the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994 , may by order prohibit the person from entering or being in the vicinity of specified catering premises between such times, and during such a period, as the Court may specify.

(2) Any period so specified shall not exceed 12 months and shall commence—

(a) in case the person has been sentenced to imprisonment or detention for the offence, on the date of his or her release therefrom, or

(b) in any other case, on the date of the order.

(3) The governor or other person in charge of the place where a person who is subject to an order under subsection (1) is serving a sentence shall inform the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána of the date on which the person is to be released.

(4) A person who, without reasonable excuse, does not comply with an order under subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €650 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or both.

(5) An appeal lies to the Circuit Court from an order under subsection (1).

(6) In subsection (1) “offence” means an offence committed after the commencement of this Act.