Updated to 5 April 2024 (Act No. 9 of 2024 and S.I. No. 141 of 2024)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 3 April 1994 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Act included in collectively cited Criminal Justice (Public Order) Acts 16/2003, s. 1(2)
  5/2011, s. 8(2)
  1/2014, s. 1(11)
  24/2023, s. 1(4)
Act included in collectively cited Vagrancy Acts s. 1(2)
Convictions for certain offences under Act may disqualify or merit special treatment S.I. No. 484 of 2015, reg. 7(c)
  37/20113, ss. 10, 30, 31
  S.I. No. 252 of 2010, reg. 6(b)
  29/2007, ss. 1(2), 25, 26
Certain offences under Act excluded from exemption from disclosure 47/2012, s. 14A, as inserted by 4/2016, ss. 1(3), 21
Certain offences under Act may be considered spent in certain circumstances 4/2016, ss. 1(3), 5(3), (5)
Restriction of movement orders may be applied in relation to persons convicted of certain offences under Act  26/2006, s. 101 and sch. 3 para. 1
Exclusion orders may apply to persons convicted of certain offences under Act  16/2003, ss. 1(7), 3
Transfer of certain functions under S.I. No. 480 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(a), schedule
S. 3 definition of "public place" construed 14/2021, ss. 6, 9(3)
S. 4 exclusion orders provided for persons convicted of offences under 16/2003, ss. 1(7), 3(1)
S. 4(2) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 4(4) definition “bottle or container” substituted 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 18
S. 4A inserted 14/2017, ss. 3, 13(2)
S. 5 exclusion orders provided for persons convicted of offences under 16/2003, ss. 1(7), 3(1)
S. 5(2) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 6 offence for the purposes of restriction on movement orders 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 101, schedule 3
S. 6 exclusion orders provided for persons convicted of offences under 16/2003, ss. 1(7), 3(1)
S. 6(2) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 7 exclusion orders provided for persons convicted of offences under 16/2003, ss. 1(7), 3(1)
S. 7(2) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 8 exclusion orders provided for persons convicted of offences under 16/2003, ss. 1(7), 3(1)
S. 8 offence for the purposes of restriction on movement orders 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 101, schedule 3
S. 8(3) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 8A inserted 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 19
S. 8B inserted 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 19
S. 9 amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 9 exclusion orders provided for persons convicted of offences under 16/2003, ss. 1(7), 3(1)
S. 9A inserted 24/2023, ss. 1(5), 63(a)
S. 11 offence for the purposes of restriction on movement orders 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 101, schedule 3
S. 11(2) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 13 offence for the purposes of restriction on movement orders 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 101, schedule 3
S. 13(3) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
Ss. 14 provn. relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 28, 29, 30
S. 15 provn. relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 28, 29, 30
S. 16 offence for the purposes of restriction on movement orders 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 101, schedule 3
S.16 provn. relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 28, 29, 30
S. 16(4)(a) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 17 monitoring order or a protection of persons order may be made 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 26, schedule 2, no. 10
S. 17 minimum sentences prescribed for certain offences under 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 25, schedule 2, no. 10
S. 17 creation of related offence 50/2001, ss. 1(2), 15
S. 17(3)(a) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 18 provn. relating to bail. 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 8(a), 29, 30
S. 18(2)(a) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 19 offence for the purposes of restriction on movement orders 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 101, schedule 3
S. 19 provision relating to bail 16/1997, ss. 1, 13(2), schedule, paras. 8(b), 29, 30
S. 19(1) substituted 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 185(a)
S. 19(2) amended 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 185(b)
S. 19(2)(b) amended 24/2023, ss. 1(5), 63(b)
S. 19(3) substituted 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 185(c)
S. 19(4) amended 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 185(d)
S. 19(6) amended 10/2007, ss. 1(2), 41(4)
S. 19(6) amended 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 185(e)(i), 185(e)(ii)
Pt. 2A (ss. 19A-19H) inserted 9/2002, ss. 1(3), 24
S. 19A(1) amended 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(8), schedule 2, pt. 6
S. 19A(1)(f) amended 11/2013, ss. 1(2), 72(1), schedule 6, item 14
S. 19G(1) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 21(5) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 22(4) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 23(2) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 23A inserted 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 184
S. 23A form of notice prescribed S.I. No. 363 of 2008, reg. 3(1), schedule
S. 23A fixed charge prescribed S.I. No. 363 of 2008, reg. 2(1)
S. 23A(1) amended 24/2023, ss. 1(5), 63(c)
S. 23A(5)(c)(i) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 20(a)(i)
S. 23A(5)(c)(ii) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 20(a)(ii)
S. 23A(7)(b) substituted 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 20(b)
S. 23A(8)(a) substituted 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 20(c)
S. 23A(8)(b) functions transferred and references construed S.I. No. 480 of 2011, arts. 2, 3, schedule
S. 23B inserted 26/2006, ss. 1(2), 184
S. 23B form of notice prescribed S.I. No. 363 of 2008, reg. 3(2), schedule
S. 23B fixed charge prescribed S.I. No. 363 of 2008, reg. 2(2)
S. 23B(2) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 21
S. 24(4) amended 17/2008, ss. 1(5), 22, schedule 2
S. 24(5) amended 24/2023, ss. 1(5), 63(d)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 23A(9) Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994 (Sections 23A and 23B) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 266 of 2009)
  Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994 (Sections 23A and 23B) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 363 of 2008)