Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016


Number 4 of 2016


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SPENT CONVICTIONS AND CERTAIN DISCLOSURES) ACT 2016

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016. 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.

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 4 of 2016


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SPENT CONVICTIONS AND CERTAIN DISCLOSURES) ACT 2016

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

National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 to 2016 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (47/2016)

Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (4/2016), Part 3

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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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 1985, 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

Data Protection Act 2018 (7/2018)

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017)

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

Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 (Commencement) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 215 of 2016)

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 4 of 2016


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SPENT CONVICTIONS AND CERTAIN DISCLOSURES) ACT 2016

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018



Acts Referred to

Central Bank Reform Act 2010 (No. 23)

Child Care Acts 1991 to 2015

Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998 (No. 22)

Children Act 1908 (8 Edw. 7, c. 67)

Children Act 2001 (No. 24)

Criminal Justice (Community Service) Act 1983 (No. 23)

Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994 (No. 2)

Criminal Justice Act 2006 (No. 26)

Criminal Law (Human Trafficking) Act 2008 (No. 8)

Criminal Law (Rape) (Amendment) Act 1990 (No. 32)

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 1993 (No. 20)

Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2006 (No. 15)

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (48 & 49 Vict., c. 69)

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1935 (No. 6)

Data Protection Act 1988 (No. 25)

Defence Act 1954 (No. 18)

Dentists Act 1985 (No. 9)

Domestic Violence Act 1996 (No. 1)

Education Act 1998 (No. 51)

Employment Agency Act 1971 (No. 27)

Firearms Act 1925 (No. 17)

Firearms Act 1964 (No. 1)

Firearms Acts 1925 to 2009

Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act 1990 (No. 12)

Garda Síochána Act 2005 (No. 20)

Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 (No. 27)

Intoxicating Liquor Act 1988 (No. 16)

Medical Practitioners Act 2007 (No. 25)

Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 (No. 12)

Misuse of Drugs Acts 1977 to 2015

National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 (No. 47)

Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997 (No. 26)

Nurses Act 1985 (No. 18)

Nurses and Midwives Act 2011 (No. 41)

Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 (No. 15)

Pharmacy Act 2007 (No. 20)

Private Security Services Act 2004 (No. 12)

Probation of Offenders Act 1907 (7 Edw. 7, c. 17)

Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 (No. 33)

Punishment of Incest Act 1908 (8 Edw. 7, c. 45)

Road Traffic Act 1961 (No. 24)

Road Traffic Act 1968 (No. 25)

Road Traffic Acts 1961 to 2015

Road Traffic and Transport Act 2006 (No. 28)

Sexual Offences (Jurisdiction) Act 1996 (No. 38)

Taxi Regulation Act 2003 (No. 25)

Teaching Council Act 2001 (No. 8)


Number 4 of 2016


CRIMINAL JUSTICE (SPENT CONVICTIONS AND CERTAIN DISCLOSURES) ACT 2016

REVISED

Updated to 25 May 2018


An Act to make provision for the limitation of the effect of certain criminal convictions in certain circumstances and after certain periods of time; to amend the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 and the Garda Síochána Act 2005; and to provide for related matters.

[11 th February, 2016]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: