Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008


Variation or discharge of account information order or account monitoring order.

20.— (1) A judge of the High Court may vary or discharge an account information order or account monitoring order on application by—

( a) a member of the Garda Síochána not below the rank of inspector, or

( b) any financial institution affected by the order.

(2) Where the application relates to an order under section 17 , the judge shall arrange for the competent authority in the designated state concerned to be notified—

( a) of the application and the grounds for making it, so as to enable the authority to submit any arguments that it deems necessary at the hearing of the application, and

( b) of the outcome of the application.

(3) The application shall be heard otherwise than in public.