Criminal Justice Act 2007

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Criminal Justice Act 2007


Number 29 of 2007


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 28 June 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Criminal Justice Act 2007. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice Act 2017 (14/2017), enacted 28 June 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including European Communities (Minimum Conditions for Examining Agriculture Plant Species (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 311 of 2017), made 30 June 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 29 of 2007


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 28 June 2017


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment and preserves the format in which it was first passed.

Related legislation

Bail Acts 1997 and 2007 : this Act, Part 2, is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), s. 1(3)). The Acts in the group are:

Bail Act 1997 (16/1997)

Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), Part 2

Misuse of Drugs Acts 1977 to 2017 : this Act, Part 5, is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation to be construed together as one ( Misuse of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Act 2017 (7/2017), s. 13(2)). The Acts in the group are:

Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (12/1977)

Misuse of Drugs Act 1984 (18/1984)

Criminal Justice Act 1999 (10/1999), Part II, other than s. 7

Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006), Part 2

Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), Part 8, other than s. 86

Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), Part 5

Misuse Of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2015 (6/2015)

Misuse Of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 (9/2016)

Misuse Of Drugs (Supervised Injecting Facilities) Act 2017 (7/2017)

Firearms Acts 1925 to 2009 : this Act, Part 6, is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation to be construed together as one ( Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (28/2009), s. 1(2)). The Acts in the group are:

Firearms Act 1925 (17/1925)

Firearms Act 1964 (1/1964)

Firearms Act 1971 (13/1971)

Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990 (12/1990), Part II

Firearms (Temporary Provisions) Act 1998 (32/1998), other than s.2

Firearms (Firearms Certificates for Non-Residents) Act 2000 (20/2000), other than s.4

Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), Part 5 and sch. 1

Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), Part 6

Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (28/2009), Part 4

The Firearms (Proofing) Act 1968 (20/1968) is excluded from the collective citation from 14 July 2000 by the Firearms (Firearms Certificates for Non-Residents) Act 2000, s. 8(2).

The European Communities (European Communities (Acquisition and Possession of Weapons and Ammunition) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 362 of 1993), as amended, also deal with firearms.

Garda Síochána Acts 2005 to 2015 : this Act, Part 7, is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Garda Síochána (Amendment) Act 2015 (3/2015), s. 14(2)). The Acts in the group are:

Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005)

Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), Part 7

Garda Síochána (Amendment) Act 2015 (3/2015), other than ss. 12 and 13

Sea-Fisheries Acts 2003 to 2007 : this Act, Part 8, is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), s. 1(7)). The Acts in the group are:

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 2003 (21/2003), other than Part 5

Sea-Fisheries and Maritime Jurisdiction Act 2006 (8/2006), Part 2 and Part 4, Chapter 2

Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), Part 8

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions. A version without annotations, showing only textual amendments, is also available

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1993, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Justice Act (14/2017)

Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (11/2014)

Criminal Justice Act 2011 (22/2011)

Criminal Justice (Amendment) Act 2009 (32/2009)

Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (28/2009)

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice Act 2017 (14/2017), enacted 28 June 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Justice and Law Reform (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 138 of 2011)

Criminal Justice Act 1984 (Electronic Recording of Interviews) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 560 of 2010)

Justice, Equality and Law Reform (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2010 (S.I. No...

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