Criminal Damage Act 1991


Number 31 of 1991


CRIMINAL DAMAGE 1991

REVISED

Updated to 12 June 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Criminal Damage Act 1991. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under 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 Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (13/2017), enacted 7 June 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including Commission of Investigation (National Asset Management Agency) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 267 of 2017), made 13 June 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 31 of 1991


CRIMINAL DAMAGE 1991

REVISED

Updated to 12 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 passed.

Related legislation

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

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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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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.

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Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Act 2017 (11/2017)

Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013)

Criminal Justice Act 2011 (22/2011)

Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (27/2010)

Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010)

Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005 (2/2005)

Criminal Justice (Safety of United Nations Workers) Act 2005 (16/2000)

Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997 (26/1997)

Bail Act 1997 (16/1997)

Family Law (Divorce) Act 1996 (33/1996)

Extradition (Amendment) Act 1994 (6/1994)

Criminal Justice Act 1993 (6/1993)

All Acts up to and including Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (13/2017), enacted 7 June 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Damage Act 1991 (Section 14(4)) (Commencement) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 226 of 1992)

All statutory instruments up to and including Commission of Investigation (National Asset Management Agency) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 267 of 2017), made 13 June 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 31 of 1991


CRIMINAL DAMAGE ACT 1991

REVISED

Updated to 12 June 2017


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Acts Referred to

Children Act, 1908

1908, c. 67

Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act, 1976

1976, No. 14

Enforcement of Court Orders Act, 1940

1940, No. 23

Family Home Protection Act, 1976

1976, No. 27

Family Law (Protection of Spouses and Children) Act, 1981

1981, No. 21

Judicial Separation and Family Law Reform Act, 1989

1989, No. 6

Malicious Damage Act, 1861

1861, c. 97

Police (Property) Act, 1897

1897, c. 30

Probation of Offenders Act, 1907

1907, c. 17

Telegraph Acts, 1863 to 1916


Number 31 of 1991


CRIMINAL DAMAGE ACT 1991

REVISED

Updated to 12 June 2017


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO OFFENCES OF DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS. [27 th December, 1991]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: