Eurpol Act 2012


Number 53 of 2012


EUROPOL ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Europol 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 Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), enacted 24 May 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (Establishment Day) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 175 of 2018), made 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 53 of 2012


EUROPOL ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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.

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www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018)

All Acts up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018), enacted 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Europol Act 2012 (Commencement) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 15 of 2013)

All statutory instruments up to and including Data Protection Act 2018 (Establishment Day) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 175 of 2018), made 24 May 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 53 of 2012


EUROPOL ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018



Acts Referred to

Criminal Justice (Mutual Assistance) Act 2008

2008, No. 7

Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003

Europol Act 1997

1997, No. 38

Europol (Amendment) Act 2006

2006, No. 37

Garda Síochána Act 2005

2005, No. 20

Official Secrets Act 1963

1963, No. 1


Number 53 of 2012


EUROPOL ACT 2012

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


AN ACT TO GIVE EFFECT TO COUNCIL DECISION 2009/371/JHA OF 6 APRIL 2009 ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN POLICE OFFICE (EUROPOL); TO REPEAL THE EUROPOL ACT 1997 AND THE EUROPOL (AMENDMENT) ACT 2006; TO EXTEND THE APPLICATION OF THE OFFICIAL SECRETS ACT 1963 AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[26 th December, 2012]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: