Updated to 21 July 2022 (Act No. 10 of 2022 and S.I. No. 301 of 2022)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 21 February 1951 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Appl. with mods. 39/1961, s.48, sch. 7
Power to mod. by o. 39/1961, s.48 (6)
S.2 saved. 12/1967, ss. 8 (3), 13 (5)
S.2 rstrct. 10/1981, ss. 12 (3), 13 (2) (4)
S.2 (2) am. 12/1967, s.19 (1)
S.2 (2), subsec. substit. 4/1997, ss. 8, 21
Ss. 3, 4 (in pt.) rep. 12/1967, s.3, sch.
S.4 (1) am. 22/1984, ss. 1 (1), 17
  8/2010, ss. 1(2), 10(1)
S.4 (2) rep. 19/1988, ss. 12 (3), 21 (2)
S. 5 appl. 26/2006, s. 106
S. 5 operation stated not to be affected 26/2006, s. 99(11)(b).
S.5 am. 22/1984, ss. 1 (1) (3), 12 (1)
S.5 rstrct. 32/1976, s.13 (3)
  21/1981, ss. 8 (2), 18
  22/1984, ss. 1 (1), 11 (3)
S. 7 substit. 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 177
S.8 (1), subsec. substit. 4/1997, ss. 9, 21
S.9 rep. 12/1967, s.3, sch.
S.10 constr. 2/1956, s.11
S.10 rep. 50/2001, ss. 1 (2), 3 (1), sch. 1
S.11 rep. 26/1997, ss. 22, 31, 32 (2) (3), sch.
S.11 (2) substit. 2/1994, ss. 1 (3), 10
S.13 rep. 50/2001, ss. 1 (2), 3 (1), sch. 1
S.14 rep. 12/1967, s.3, sch.
S.15, s. 22/1984, ss. 1 (1), 26
  4/1997, ss. 18, 21
S.15 (1) (2) (4).*
S. 15(1), (2) application extended S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 17, rl. 3
S. 16 amended with transitional provisions 7/2022, ss. 1(2), 4(1), 13, 26, sch. 1 ref. 7
S.19 rep. 39/1961, s.3, sch. 1
S.20 mod. 10/1981, ss. 6, 13 (2)
S.20 (1) (2) rep. 12/1967, s.3, sch.
S. 20(4) amended 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 27(a)
S.20 (4), saving for. 12/1967, s.16 (3)
  10/1999, ss. 2 (2), 9
S. 20(7) inserted 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 27(b)
S.21 rep. 36/1971, s.24
S.22 rep. 22/1974, ss. 11, 14 (2)
S. 23 delegration of powers to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform S.I. No. 416 of 1998, arts. 1(2), 2
S.23 rstrct. 24/1961, s.124
  S. I. No. 331 of 1972, regs. 2, 8
  16/1990, s.5 (1)
  10/1999, ss. 2 (2), 5
  S.I. No. 121 of 2007, reg. 8
  29/2007, s. 25(13)
S.23 (1) am. 16/1990, s.9, sch. 2
S.23 (3) del. 4/1997, s.17
S.23A, new s. 4/1997, s.17
S.24, rep. with saver. 24/2001, ss. 2 (1), 5 (1) (2), sch. 2
S. 25 appl. ext. S.I. No. 144 of 2007, reg. 63
S.25 appl. 23/1993, ss. 26, 33 (2)
  22/2010, ss. 19(1), 26(2)
S.25, appl. in pt. 17/1994, ss. 7 (6), 24 (4)
S.26 rep. 39/1961, s.3, sch. 1
Sch. 1 am. 12/1967, s.19 (2)
  14/1976, ss. 21 (5), 22
  14/1997, ss. 1, 7 (7), 8 (4)
Schedule 1, ref. no. 3 references construed 13/2021, s. 4(2), schedule 2
Sch. 1, matter at ref. no. 6 rep. 32/1990, ss. 21, 22 (3), sch.
Sch. 1, ref. nos. 8, 11, 14, 15, 20 rep. 50/2001, ss. 1 (2), 3 (1), sch. 1
Sch. 1, ref. no. 26 ins. 27/2010, ss. 1(2), 38
Sch. 2 rep. 39/1961, s.3, sch. 1

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 23A Criminal Justice Act, 1951 (Section 23) (Delegation of Powers) Order, 1998 (S.I. No. 416 of 1998)

*S. 15 (1) (2) (4). : As substituted by S. 26 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 (No. 22 of 1984) invalid - O'Mahony v. Melia (H.C.) [1989] I.R. 355; [1990] ILRM 14.