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

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 18 January 1991 S. 22(3)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act included in collectively cited Criminal Law (Rape) Acts s. 22(2)
Mode of charging wrt. child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2(1), 253, schedule 1
Power of arrest without warrent wrt. child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2(1), 254, schedule 1
Power to order depositions for child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2(1), 255, schedule 1
Power to proceed in absence of child, wrt. child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2(1), 251, schedule 1
Presumption of age wrt. child offence under 24/2001, ss. 2(1), 256, schedule 1
Ss. 2, 3, 4 application extended 16/2000, s. 2, schedule 2, pt. 1
  38/1996, s. 2, schedule
Ss. 2-4 provisions relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13 (2), schedule, paras. 11, 29, 30
S. 2(2) substituted 18/2001, ss. 1 (2), 37
S. 3 offence for the purposes of s. 2 36/2015, ss. 1(2), 2, schedule 3
  24/2012, ss. 2, 12(2), schedules 1, 2
Ss. 3, 4 Court approval for exercise of powers where acquittal 27/2010, ss. 1(2), 7, 15- 18 and schedule
Ss. 3, 4 provision relating to the commission of offence under 4/1997, ss. 10, 21, schedule 1
  18/2001, ss. 1(2), 3, schedule, pars. 3, 4
Ss. 3, 4 re-trial procedure for offence under 27/2010, ss. 1(2), 7- 14, schedule
S. 4 offence for the purposes of 36/2015, ss. 1(2), 2, schedule 3
  24/2012, ss. 2, 12(2), schedules 1, 2
S. 8(2) amended 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 19(a)
  15/2006, s. 7(1)(a)
S. 8(5) amended 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 19(b)
  15/2006, s. 7(1)(b)(i), (ii), (iii)
S. 9 substituted 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 48
S. 19(a) amended 14/1997, ss. 1, 13, schedule 1, para. 9

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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