Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012


Number 11 of 2012


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 27 November 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the 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 Legal Metrology (Measuring Instruments) Act 2017 (31/2017), enacted 28 November 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 530 of 2017), made 24 November 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 11 of 2012


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 27 November 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

This Act is not collectively cited with any other Act.

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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 1991, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (28/2017)

Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (43/2014)

Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (24/2012)

All Acts up to and including Legal Metrology (Measuring Instruments) Act 2017 (31/2017), enacted 28 November 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012 (Commencement) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 353 of 2012)

All statutory instruments up to and including Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 530 of 2017), made 24 November 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 11 of 2012


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 27 November 2017



Acts Referred to

Bail Act 1997

1997, No. 16

Biological Weapons Act 2011

2011, No. 13

Children Act 2001

2001, No. 24

Criminal Justice Act 1993

1993, No. 6

Criminal Procedure Act 2010

2010, No. 27

Medical Practitioners Act 2007

2007, No. 25

Mercantile Marine Act 1955

1955, No. 29

Nurses Act 1985

1985, No. 18


Number 11 of 2012


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION) ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 27 November 2017


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE CREATION OF AN OFFENCE OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION, AND OTHER OFFENCES RELATING TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION, FOR THE BETTER PROTECTION OF GIRLS AND WOMEN; TO PROVIDE FOR AMENDMENTS TO OTHER ENACTMENTS; AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[2 nd April, 2012]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: