Courts and Court Officers Act 2009

6.

Persons held for section 7 purposes.

6.— (1) A prisoner may be placed in the temporary custody of a member of the Garda Síochána where the placement is for a purpose referred to in section 7 .

(2) A person who is lawfully in the custody of the Garda Síochána may be placed in the temporary custody of a governor where the placement is for a purpose referred to in section 7 .

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of subsections (1) and (2), a person who is placed in temporary custody under either of those subsections may be placed in a place in or adjacent to a court building in which the appearance or hearing referred to in section 7 concerned is to be held.

(4) A prisoner or a person who is lawfully in the custody of the Garda Síochána who is not placed in temporary custody under subsection (1) or (2) may be placed in a place referred to in subsection (3) for a purpose referred to in section 7 .