Garda Síochána Act 2005

126

Regulations relating to matters concerning security of State.

126.— (1) The Minister may, after consulting with the Garda Commissioner and with the approval of the Government, make regulations—

( a) designating, for the purpose of section 96 , information, documents or things or classes of information, documents or things that—

(i) relate to the security of the State, and

(ii) are not subject to disclosure under that section except in accordance with a direction of the Minister,

and

( b) designating, for the purpose of section 99 , Garda Síochána stations—

(i) in which information, documents or things, or classes of information, documents or things, relating to the security of the State are held, and

(ii) that are not subject to search under that section except to the extent specified in a direction of the Minister.

(2) On making a regulation under this section or amending or revoking the regulation, the Minister shall provide the Ombudsman Commission and the judge designated under section 100 with a copy of the regulation, the amendment or the instrument revoking the regulation.

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Editorial Notes:

E81

Minister for Justice and Equality may give direction for application of Freedom of Information Act 2014 to items and premises otherwise excluded (14.10.2014) by Freedom of Information Act 2014 (30/2014), s. 45(2), (10), commenced on enactment subject to s. 1(3).