Courts and Court Officers Act 2009


Number 36 of 2009


COURTS AND COURT OFFICERS ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of Courts and Court Officers Act 2009. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under 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 Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 (6/2017), enacted 12 April 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including European Union Habitats (Blackwater Bank Special Area of Conservation 002953) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 149 of 2017), made 7 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 36 of 0000


COURTS AND COURT OFFICERS ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 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 passed.

Related legislation

Court Officers Acts 1926 to 2014 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Court of Appeal Act 2014 (18/2014), s. 1(4)). The Acts in this group are:

Court Officers Act 1926 (27/1926)

Court Officers (Amendment) Act 1937 (21/1937) (repealed)

Court Officers Act 1945 (25/1945)

Court Officers Act 1951 (8/1951)

Courts of Justice and Court Officers (Superannuation) Act 1961 (16/1961), in so far as it amends and extends the Courts Officers Acts 1926 to 1951

Courts (Supplemental Provisions) (Amendment) Act 1991 (23/1991), in so far as it amends or extends the Courts of Justice and Court Officers (Superannuation) Act 1961

Courts and Court Officers Act 1995 (31/1995), in so far as it amends or extends the Court Officers Acts 1926 to 1991

Oireachtas (Allowances To Members) and Ministerial, Parliamentary, Judicial and Court Offices (Amendment) Act 1998 (5/1998), in so far as it amends the Courts of Justice and Court Officers (Superannuation) Act 1961

Courts (Supplemental Provisions) (Amendment) Act 1999 (25/1999), in so far as it amends or extends the The Court Officers Acts 1926 to 1998

Courts and Court Officers Act, 2002 (15/2002), insofar as it amends the Court Officers Acts 1926 to 1999

Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008 (14/2008), ss. 29 and 30

Courts and Court Officers Act 2009 (36/2009 )

Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 (37/2012), ss. 63 and 64

Court of Appeal Act 2014 (18/2014), to the extent that it amends or extends Court Officers Acts 1926 to 2012 and Courts and Court Officers Act 2009

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

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 1996, may be found linked from the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Court of Appeal Act 2014 (18/2014)

All Acts up to and including Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 (6/2017), enacted 12 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Courts and Court Officers Act 2009 (Commencement) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 477 of 2009)

All statutory instruments up to and including European Union Habitats (Blackwater Bank Special Area of Conservation 002953) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 149 of 2017), made 7 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 36 of 2009


COURTS AND COURT OFFICERS ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017



Acts Referred to

Court Officers Act 1926

1926, No. 26

Courts Service Act 1998

1998, No. 8

Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994

1994, No. 2

Criminal Justice Act 2007

2007, No. 29

Criminal Procedure Act 1967

1967, No. 12

Offences Against the State Act 1939

1939, No. 13

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851

14 & 15 Vic., c.93

Prisons Act 2007

2007, No. 10


Number 36 of 2009


COURTS AND COURT OFFICERS ACT 2009

REVISED

Updated to 7 April 2017


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE PLACEMENT IN TEMPORARY CUSTODY OF CERTAIN DETAINED PERSONS IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THEIR APPEARANCE BEFORE A COURT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF COMBINED COURT OFFICES; TO AMEND THE COURTS SERVICE ACT 1998, THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT 1967 AND THE PETTY SESSIONS (IRELAND) ACT 1851, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[24 th November, 2009]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: