Courts and Court Officers Act 2009

5.

Definitions ( Part 2).

5.— In this Part—

“ Act of 2007” means the Prisons Act 2007;

“governor” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2007;

“holding area officer” means—

( a) a governor, or a member of the Garda Síochána, in whose temporary custody a person is placed under section 6 ,

( b) a person who assumes the duties of a holding area officer under section 11 (6) ,

( c) a member in charge who assumes the powers and functions of a holding area officer under paragraph (a) of section 11(7) , or

( d) a member of the Garda Síochána to whom the powers and functions referred to in paragraph (c) are transferred under paragraph (b) of section 11(7) ;

“member in charge” means a member of the Garda Síochána who is in charge of a Garda Síochána station referred to in section 11(7) ;

“ Prison Rules” means the Prison Rules 2007 (S.I. No. 252 of 2007);

“prisoner” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 2007;

“prison officer” has the same meaning as it has in section 19(6) (as inserted by section 41(4) of the Act of 2007) of the Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994;

“temporary custody” shall be construed in accordance with subsections (1) and (2) of section 6 .