Criminal Justice Act 2006

New section 156B in Act of 2001.

144.— The following section is inserted in the Act of 2001 after section 156A:

“Application of Prisons Acts, etc. rules to children detention schools.

156B.— Pending the making of rules under section 179 for the management of children detention schools, the Prisons Acts 1826 to 1980 and any other enactments relating to or applying to St. Patrick’s Institution or to persons serving sentences therein shall, except where they may be inconsistent with this Act, apply and have effect, with any necessary modifications, in relation to a children detention school and to persons detained therein as if the school were that Institution.”.