Updated to 7 May 2024 (Act No. 12 of 2024 and S.I. No. 200 of 2024)

All effects below are reflected in the most recent Revised Act.

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 2 June 2006 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 1 amended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 15
S. 2 substituted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 16
S. 2 application extended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 42(1)-(4)
S. 2 Court approval for exercise of powers where acquittal Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (No. 27 of 2010), ss. 1(2), 7, 15-18 and schedule
S. 2 offence for purposes of European Union (Passenger Name Record Data) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 177 of 2018), regs. 1(2), 2 and sch. 2(2)
  Criminal Justice Act 1994 (15/1994), s. 3 and sch. 1A part 2, as inserted by S.I. No. 540 of 2017, reg. 18
  Children First Act 2015 (No. 36 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 2, sch. 3
  Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013), ss. 1(2). 30 and sch. part 1 item 11
  Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (24/2012), ss. 2 and sch. 1, 12(2)
S. 3 substituted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 17
S. 3 application extended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 42(1)-(4)
S. 3 offence for purposes of European Union (Passenger Name Record Data) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 177 of 2018), regs. 1(2), 2 and sch. 2(2)
  Criminal Justice Act 1994 (15/1994), s. 3 and sch. 1A part 2, as inserted by S.I. No. 540 of 2017, reg. 18
  Children First Act 2015 (No. 36 of 2015), ss. 1(2), 2, sch. 3
  Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013), ss. 1(2). 30 and sch. part 1 item 11
  Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (24/2012), ss. 2 and sch. 1, 12(2)
S. 2 re-trial procedure for offence under Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (No. 27 of 2010), ss. 1(2), 7-14 and Schedule
S. 3(2)(a) amended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences)(Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 6 of 2007), s. 5(1)(a)
S. 3(2)(b) amended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences)(Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 6 of 2007), s. 5(1)(b)
S. 3(4)(a) amended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences)(Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 6 of 2007), s. 5(1)(c)
S. 3(4)(b) amended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences)(Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 6 of 2007), s. 5(1)(d)
S. 3A inserted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 18
S. 3A application extended Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), ss. 1(2), 42(1)-(4)
S. 3A offence for purposes of Criminal Justice Act 1994 (15/1994), s. 3 and sch. 1A part 1, as inserted by S.I. No. 540 of 2017, reg. 18
S. 6(1A) new subsection inserted Criminal Law (Sexual Offences)(Amendment) Act 2007 (No. 6 of 2007), s. 5(2)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
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