20. Garda Síochána (Police)

Updated to 3 July 2020 (Act No. 2 of 2020 and S.I. No. 236 of 2020)

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20.1. Organisation of Garda Síochána

Justice 20/2005
Justice 3/2015
Justice 49/2015
Justice 25/1924
Justice 7/1925
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2/1948
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1/1962
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16/1979
1 Repealed Garda Síochána (Complaints) Act 1986 (29/1986) with effect from 30 June 2015 (S.I. No. 271 of 2015).
2 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7 of 1925), s. 13. This was repealed by 20/2005, ss. 2, 4, 128 and sch. 1, commenced by S.I. No. 129 of 2006, subject to a saver in s. 128(1) for these regulations (above). This SI is also made under Garda Síochána 1924, s. 8, which remains in force.
3 This SI is unnumbered. Its last mention on the eISB is in Pensions (Increase) Regulations 1982, S.I. No. 263 of 1982. The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. This was repealed by 20/2005, ss. 2, 4, 128 and sch. 1, commenced by S.I. No. 129 of 2006, subject to a saver in s. 128(1) for these regulations: (1) The regulations and orders made or continued under an enactment repealed by section 4 continue in force until they are revoked by the Minister under this section or others are made in their place under this Part.
4 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
5 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
6 Ibid.
7 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7 of 1925), s. 13. This was repealed by 20/2005, ss. 2, 4, 128 and sch. 1, commenced by S.I. No. 129 of 2006, subject to a saver in s. 128(1) for these regulations (above). However, Gárda Síochána Pensions (No. 2) Order 1941 (S.I. No. 530 of 1941) provides in art. 11 that this SI shall not apply in relation to any member of the Gárda Síochána who retires after the making of this order. This order appears to be obsolete by passage of time and should be revoked.
8 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
9 Ibid.
10 Ibid.
11 Ibid. This SI appears to be superseded by S.I. No. 470 of 2013.
12 Ibid.
13 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
14 Ibid.
15 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
16 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. It is the opinion of the Department of Justice and Equality that this order is spent due to the passage of time and the ages of those to whom the order applies. They should therefore be revoked.
17 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
18 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This SI amends S.I. No. 410 of 1951 above. It is the opinion of the Department of Justice and Equality that this order is spent due to the passage of time and the ages of those to whom the instrument applies. They should therefore be revoked.
19 Ibid.
20 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
21 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. It is the opinion of the Department of Justice and Equality that these regulations are spent due to the passage of time and the ages of those to whom the Regulations apply. They should therefore be revoked.
22 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
23 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument amends S.R.& O. No. 157 of 1958. In so far as it is spent, this instrument is spent also and should be revoked.
24 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
25 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. It is the opinion of the Department of Justice and Equality that these regulations are spent due to the passage of time and the ages of those to whom the Regulations apply. They should therefore be revoked.
26 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This SI amended S.I. No 156 of 1958, above. It is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
27 Ibid. This SI amended S.I. No 156 of 1958, above, and other SIs. It is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
28 Ibid. This SI amended S.I. No 156 of 1958, above. It is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
29 Ibid. This SI set pay for certain members after reinstatement. It is spent due to passage of time and ages of persons concerned, and should be revoked.
30 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
31 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
32 Ibid.
33 Ibid.
34 Ibid.
35 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
36 Ibid.
37 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
38 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
39 Ibid. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
40 Ibid.
41 Ibid.
42 Ibid. However, this SI amends S.I. No. 410 of 1951 above, which is considered spent by the passage of time. This SI is therefore also spent and should be revoked.
43 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
44 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. It is the opinion of the Department of Justice and Equality that these regulations are spent due to the passage of time and the ages of those to whom the Regulations apply. They should therefore be revoked.
45 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
46 Ibid.
47 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. However, this SI is outdated and should be revoked.
48 Ibid. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
49 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. However, this SI is outdated and should be revoked.
50 Ibid. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
51 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
52 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
53 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
54 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
55 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
56 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. It is the opinion of the Department of Justice and Equality that this order is spent due to the passage of time and the ages of those to whom the Regulations apply. it should therefore be revoked.
57 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
58 Ibid.
59 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. It is now spent and could be revoked.
60 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
61 Ibid.
62 Ibid.
63 Ibid.
64 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
65 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
66 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
67 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
68 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This SI made transitional arrangements and has ceased to have effect throughpassage of time. It should be revoked.
69 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
70 Ibid.
71 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
72 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
73 The enabling provision is Garda Síochána Act 1989 (1/1989), s. 4. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
74 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
75 Ibid.
76 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 13. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
77 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
78 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
79 The enabling provisions are Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14 and Garda Síochána Act 1924 (25/1924), s. 13. They were repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
80 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 12. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. This instrument sets rates of pay which are now outdated; it is considered spent by the Department of Justice and Equality and should be revoked.
81 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
82 The enabling provisions are Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14 and Garda Síochána Act 1924 (25/1924), s. 13. They were repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
83 Ibid.
84 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
85 The enabling provisions are Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14 and Garda Síochána Act 1924 (25/1924), s. 13. They were repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions. The provisions of this SI are time related and now spent; it should be revoked.
86 The enabling provision is Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14. It was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
87 The enabling provisions are Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925 (7/1925), s. 14 and Garda Síochána Act 1924 (25/1924), s. 13. They were repealed by Garda Síochána Act 2005 (20/2005), ss. 2, 4, 128(1), (2) and sch. 1, subject to a saver in s. 128 for orders made under repealed provisions.
88 This SI sets a retirement date of 21 Novewmber 2009 for one member of the Force. It is therefore spent and should be revoked.
89 This SI sets a retirement date of 31 December 2010 for one member of the Force. It is therefore spent and should be revoked.
90 This SI sets a retirement date of 7 August 2015 for one member of the Force. It is therefore spent and should be revoked.
91 This SI amended S.I. No. 485 of 2006. The amendment was superseded by S.I. No. 334 of 2015. This SI is therefore obsolete and should be revoked.
92 Repealed Dublin Police Act 1924 (31/1924), Police Forces Amalgamation (Amendment) Act 1926 (10/1926) and Garda Síochána Act 1958 (14/1958).
93 This short Act amended Police Forces Amalgamation Act 1925, sch. 3. This schedule was repealed by Garda Síochána Act 1972 (2/1972), s. 2, and the repeal was triggered by S.I. No. 67 of 1972. It is therefore obsolete and should be repealed.
94 This short Act confirmed the appointment of a named Commissioner. It is obsolete by passage of time and should be repealed.

20.2. Compensation for Injuries to Gardaí

Justice 19/1941
Justice
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1/1945
95 The Taca Síochána was a reserve force during the Second World War. This SI appears to be obsolete through passage of time and should be revoked.

20.3. International Police Co-Operation

20.3.1. Europol

Justice 53/2012
96 Repealed Europol Act 1997 (38/1997) and Europol (Amendment) Act 2006 (37/2006). S.I. Nos. 345 of 1998, 368 of 1998, 437 of 1998 and 202 of 1999 are obsolete on repeal of their enabling provisions and should be revoked.

20.3.2. European Union and Northern Ireland

Justice 20/2004

20.4. ECA Section 3 Statutory Instruments

Foreign
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27/1972