Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009


Number 19 of 2009


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SURVEILLANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 6 February 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009. 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 Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 (1/2017), enacted 16 February 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (Written Record of Approval) (Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 46 of 2017), made 6 February 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 19 of 2009


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SURVEILLANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 6 February 2017


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 first passed.

Related legislation

Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Acts 2009 and 2015 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation ( Garda Síochána (Amendment) Act 2015, s. 1(3)). The Acts in the group are:

Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (19/2009)

Garda Síochána (Amendment) Act 2015 (3/2015)

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions. A version without annotations, showing only textual amendments, is also available.

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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 1997, 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

Garda Síochána (Amendment) Act 2015 (3/2015)

All Acts up to and including Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2017 (1/2017), enacted 16 February 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (Written Record of Approval) (Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission) Regulations 2017 (S. I. No. 46 of 2017)

Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (Written Record of Approval) (Defence Forces) Regulations 2010 (S. I. No. 80 of 2010)

Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (Written Record of Approval) (Revenue Commissioners) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 290 of 2009)

Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (Written Record of Approval) (An Garda Síochána) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 275 of 2009)

All statutory instruments up to and including Criminal Justice (Surveillance) Act 2009 (Written Record of Approval) (Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 46 of 2017), made 6 February 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 19 of 2009


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SURVEILLANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 6 February 2017




Number 19 of 2009


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SURVEILLANCE) ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 6 February 2017


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR SURVEILLANCE IN CONNECTION WITH THE INVESTIGATION OF ARRESTABLE OFFENCES, THE PREVENTION OF SUSPECTED ARRESTABLE OFFENCES AND THE SAFEGUARDING OF THE STATE AGAINST SUBVERSIVE AND TERRORIST THREATS, TO AMEND THE GARDA SÍOCHÁNA ACT 2005 AND THE COURTS (SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS) ACT 1961 AND TO PROVIDE FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH.

[12 th July, 2009]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

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Record held or created by the Gardaí under Act excluded from application of Freedom of Information Act 2014 (14.10.2014) by Freedom of Information Act 2014 (30/2014), s. 42(b)(ix), commenced on enactment subject to s. 1(3).