Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008
Definitions ( Part 7).
93.— In this Part—
“Article” means an Article of the Ireland-US Treaty;
“Explanatory Note” means the Explanatory Note which—
( a) is annexed to the Council Decision of 6 June 2003 concerning the signature of the Agreements between the European Union and the United States of America on extradition and mutual assistance in criminal matters, and
( b) records an understanding between the European Union and the United States of America on the EU - US Agreement;
“Instrument” means the Instrument contemplated by Article 3(2) of the EU - US Agreement as to the application of the US - Ireland Treaty and done at Dublin on 14 July 2005;
“EU - US Agreement” means the Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance between the European Union and the United States of America, done at Washington D.C. on 25 June 2003;
“Ireland - US Treaty” means the Treaty between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United States of America on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters, done at Washington D.C. on 18 January 2001, as applied by the Instrument.