Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009

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Number 19 of 2009


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SURVEILLANCE) ACT 2009


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Interpretation.

2. Application of Act.

3. Surveillance.

4. Application for authorisation.

5. Authorisation.

6. Variation or renewal of authorisation.

7. Approval for surveillance in cases of urgency.

8. Tracking devices.

9. Retention of materials relating to applications and reports.

10. Restriction of disclosure of existence of authorisations and other documents.

11. Complaints procedure.

12. Review of operation of this Act by designated judge.

13. Confidentiality of information.

14. Admissibility of evidence.

15. Disclosure of information.

16. Regulations.

17. Amendment of Garda Síochána Act 2005.

18. Amendment of Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961.

19. Short title.


Acts Referred to

Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act 1961

1961, No. 39

Criminal Justice Act 1984

1984, No. 22

Criminal Justice Act 2006

2006, No. 26

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005

2005, No. 2

Criminal Law Act 1997

1997, No. 14

Customs Consolidation Act 1876

39 & 40, Vict. Ch. 36

Defence (Amendment) Act 1979

1979, No. 1

Defence (Amendment) Act 1990

1990, No. 6

Defence Act 1954

1954, No. 18

Finance Act 1999

1999, No. 2

Finance Act 2001

2001, No. 7

Finance Act 2003

2003, No. 3

Finance Act 2005

2005, No. 5

Garda Síochána Act 2005

2005, No. 20

Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages (Regulation) Act 1993

1993, No. 10

Postal and Telecommunications Services Act 1983

1983, No. 24

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

1997, No. 39

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Number 19 of 2009


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SURVEILLANCE) ACT 2009


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR SURVEILLANCE IN CONNECTION WITH THE INVESTIGATION OF ARRESTABLE OFFENCES, THE PREVENTION OF SUSPECTED ARRESTABLE OFFENCES AND THE SAFEGUARDING OF THE STATE AGAINST SUBVERSIVE AND TERRORIST THREATS, TO AMEND THE GARDA S?OCH?NA ACT 2005 AND THE COURTS (SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1961 AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[12th July, 2009]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: