Courts and Court Officers Act 2009

10.

Handing over of medications, etc., when person in temporary custody.

10.— (1) On placing a person in temporary custody under section 6 , the governor or member of the Garda Síochána in whose custody that person was shall hand to the holding area officer concerned—

( a) any medication or prescription for medication that he or she possesses in respect of the person,

( b) any information relating to the person’s health that he or she is aware of, and

( c) any additional articles, documents or information that the Minister may prescribe.

(2) When a holding area officer returns a person placed in temporary custody under section 6 to a person mentioned in subsection (1)(b)(i) or subsection (2)(b)(i) of section 8 , the holding area officer shall hand to that person—

( a) any medication or prescription for medication that he or she possesses in respect of the person who was intemporary custody,

( b) any information relating to the person’s health that he or she is aware of, and

( c) any additional articles, documents or information that the Minister may prescribe.