State (Quinn) v Ryan

JurisdictionIreland
Judgment Date01 January 1966
Date01 January 1966
Docket Number(1963. 69 S.S.)
CourtSupreme Court
(S.C.)
State (Quinn)
and
Ryan and Another

Validity - Arrest on English warrant - Habeas Corpus - Release on order of High Court - Re-arrest on fresh warrant and immediate removal from jurisdiction - Denial of opportunity to question validity of warrant -Conduct of police officers - Contempt of Court -Constitution of Ireland, Art. 40, 50 - Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851, ss. 26, 29.

  1. Sect. 29 of the Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851, which authorises the backing of British warrants in Ireland and the immediate removal from the jurisdiction of the Irish Courts of a person who has been arrested and detained under such a warrant, is repugnant to the provisions of the Constitution and is void and ineffective. So heldby the Supreme Court ( Ó Dálaigh C.J., Lavery, Kingsmill Moore, Haugh and Walsh JJ.). Heldfurther by the Supreme Court that it is contempt of Court for police officers...

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