Criminal Justice (Illicit Traffic by Sea) Act 2003

Immunity of foreign officials.

12.—A person acting for or on behalf of a Convention state which is a party to the Agreement shall not be liable in any criminal proceedings in the State for anything done in the purported exercise of powers in relation to an Irish vessel

(a) on the authority of the Minister for Foreign Affairs under section 35(4) of the Act of 1994, or

(b) under an agreement referred to in section 35(5) of that Act.