Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Decisions on Supervision Measures) Act 2020


2. (1) In this Act—

“Act of 1967” means the Criminal Procedure Act 1967 ;

“Article 10 certificate”, in relation to a decision on supervision measures, means the certificate—

(a) provided for in Article 10 of the Framework Decision, and

(b) the standard form of which is set out in Annex I to the Framework Decision,

that is required to accompany the decision;

“Central Authority” shall be read in accordance with section 5 ;

“enactment” means—

(a) an Act of the Oireachtas,

(b) a statute that was in force in Saorstát Éireann immediately before the date of coming into operation of the Constitution and that continued in force by virtue of Article 50 of the Constitution, or

(c) an instrument made under an Act of the Oireachtas or a statute referred to in paragraph (b);

“executing State” means a Member State—

(a) in which a decision on supervision measures is monitored, or

(b) to which a request to monitor a decision on supervision measures has been sent in accordance with the provisions of this Act;

“Framework Decision” means Council Framework Decision 2009/829/JHA of 23 October 2009 on the application, between Member States of the European Union, of the principle of mutual recognition to decisions on supervision measures as an alternative to provisional detention (the text of which is set out for ease of reference in the Schedule);

“General Secretariat” means the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union;

“Minister” means the Minister for Justice and Equality.

(2) A word or expression that is used in this Act and is also used in the Framework Decision has, unless the context otherwise requires, the same meaning in this Act as it has in the Framework Decision.