Courts and Court Officers Act 2009

8.

Beginning and end of temporary custody.

8.— (1) Without prejudice to any other enactment, the temporary custody of a prisoner under section 6 (1)

( a) shall commence from the moment the prisoner is placed in the custody of the holding area officer, and

( b) shall cease from—

(i) such time as the prisoner is returned to the governor in whose custody he or she was before the temporary custody commenced, or

(ii) such time as the prisoner is released by order of the court,

as the case may be.

(2) Without prejudice to any other enactment, the temporary custody of a person under section 6(2)

( a) shall commence from the moment the person is placed in the custody of the holding area officer, and

( b) shall cease from—

(i) such time as the person is returned to the person in whose custody he or she was before the temporary custody commenced or another member of the Garda Síochána, or

(ii) such time as the person is released by order of the court,

as the case may be.