Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017

1.

Short title and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as the Minister may by order or orders appoint either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so appointed for different purposes or different provisions; and, in particular, paragraph (b)(ii) and paragraph (d) of section 30 may be brought into operation on different days for different courts and for different circuits and different district court districts.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (30.05.2018) by Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (Commencement) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 173 of 2018).

2. In this Order—

“Act of 1992” means the Criminal Evidence Act 1992 (No. 12 of 1992);

“Act of 2017” means the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017(No. 2 of 2017).

3. The 30th day of May 2018 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (No. 28 of 2017) shall come into operation:

( a) section 19(2)( c);

( b) in section 30—

(i) paragraph ( a),

(ii) paragraph ( b)(i),

(iii) paragraph ( b)(ii) for—

(I) the Central Criminal Court,

(II) the Circuit Court,

(III) the Dublin Metropolitan District of the District Court,

(IV) the District Court sitting in District No. 1,

(V) the District Court sitting in District No. 2,

(VI) the District Court sitting in District No. 3,

(VII) the District Court sitting in District No. 5,

(VIII) the District Court sitting in District No. 6,

(IX) the District Court sitting in District No. 7,

(X) the District Court sitting in District No. 8,

(XI) the District Court sitting in District No. 9,

(XII) the District Court sitting in District No. 10,

(XIII) the District Court sitting in District No. 12,

(XIV) the District Court sitting in District No. 13,

(XV) the District Court sitting in District No. 15,

(XVI) the District Court sitting in District No. 19,

(XVII) the District Court sitting in District No. 22,

(XVIII) the District Court sitting in District No. 23,

(XIX) the District Court sitting in District No. 24, and

(XX) the District Court sitting in District No. 25,

(iv) paragraph ( b)(iii),

(v) paragraph ( c),

(vi) paragraph ( d) for—

(I) the Central Criminal Court,

(II) the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, and

(III) the Dublin Metropolitan District of the District Court,

(vii) paragraphs ( e) and ( f),

(viii) paragraph ( g) (amending section 14C (inserted by section 36 of the Act of 2017) of the Act of 1992),

(ix) paragraph ( h),

(x) paragraph (i) (amending section 16(1) (amended by section 37 of the Act of 2017) of the Act of 1992),

(xi) paragraphs ( j) to ( l),

(xii) paragraph ( m) (amending section 19A (inserted by section 39 of the Act of 2017) of the Act of 1992), and

(xiii) paragraph ( n).

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Power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (27.11.2017) by Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (Commencement) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 530 of 2017).

2. The 27th day of November 2017 is appointed as the day on which the Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017(No. 28 of 2017), other than sections 19(2)(c) and 30, shall come into operation.