Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997

Offences.

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5. F23 [ (1) (a) A respondent who is under the age of 18 years and who contravenes an excluding order or an interim excluding order, as the case may be, commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class D fine or, at the discretion of the court, to detention in a children detention school (as defined in section 3 of the Children Act 2001 ) for a period not exceeding 3 months, or to both.

(b) A respondent (other than a respondent to whom paragraph (a) relates) who contravenes an excluding order or an interim excluding order shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a class B fine or, at the discretion of the court, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months, or to both. ]

(2) Subsection (1) is without prejudice to the law as to contempt of court or any other liability, whether civil or criminal, that may be incurred by the respondent concerned.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F23

Substituted (13.04.2015) by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (21/2014), s. 19(7), S.I. No. 121 of 2015.

Editorial Notes:

E8

A Class D fine is defined (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), s. 7, S.I. No. 662 of 2010, as not greater than €1,000 but greater than €500.