CRIMINAL ASSETS BUREAU ACT 1996


Number 31 of 1996


CRIMINAL ASSETS BUREAU ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996. 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 (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), enacted 11 February 2016, and all statutory instruments up to and including European Union (Restrictive Measures concerning Libya) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 342 of 2016), made 30 June 2016, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 31 of 1996


CRIMINAL ASSETS BUREAU ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


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

Criminal Assets Bureau Acts 1996 and 2005 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation to be construed together as one ( Proceeds of Crime Act 2005, s. 1(3)). The Acts in the group are:

Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996 (31/1996)

Proceeds of Crime Act 2005 (1/2005), Part 3

Annotations

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

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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 1999, 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

Value-Added Tax Consolidation Act 2010 (31/2010)

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

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008 (7/2008)

Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007)

Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006)

Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005)

Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 (31/1999)

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (39/1997)

All Acts up to and including Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), enacted 11 February 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Rules of the Superior Courts (Proceeds of Crime and Financing of Terrorism) 2006 (S.I. No. 242 of 2006)

Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996 (Establishment Day) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 310 of 1996)

All statutory instruments up to and including European Union (Restrictive Measures concerning Libya) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 342 of 2016), made 30 June 2016, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 31 of 1996


CRIMINAL ASSETS BUREAU ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Number 31 of 1996


CRIMINAL ASSETS BUREAU ACT 1996

REVISED

Updated to 30 June 2016


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BODY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CRIMINAL ASSETS BUREAU AND TO DEFINE ITS FUNCTIONS AND TO AMEND THE FINANCE ACT, 1983, AND THE WAIVER OF CERTAIN TAX, INTEREST AND PENALTIES ACT, 1993, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [11 th October, 1996]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: