Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016

Disclosure by Garda Síochána of criminal records held

12. Without prejudice to any other enactment which provides for the making of applications for the disclosure of personal data (within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1988) , where a person makes a request to the Garda Síochána for a copy of his or her criminal record, the Garda Síochána shall provide information regarding the person’s spent convictions (if any) and, in so far as it is appropriate, circumstances ancillary to those convictions separately from information concerning that person’s other convictions (if any).