Criminal Justice Act 1984

Commencement.

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1. (1) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister for Justice either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions of this Act.

(2) An order shall not be made under subsection (1) in respect of any of the following sections namely, sections 4 to 6 , 8 to 10, 15, 16, 18 and 19 until provisions relating to the investigation of complaints from the public against F1 [ members (within the meaning of the Garda S í och á na (Complaints) Act, 1986) ] and the adjudication by a body other than the Garda Síochána of such complaints have been enacted by the Oireachtas and have come into operation and until regulations under section 7 have been made.

(3) Sections 12 and 14 shall not apply in relation to offences committed before the commencement of the section concerned.

Annotations

Amendments:

F1

Substituted (15.07.1986) by Garda Síochána (Complaints) Act 1986 (29/1986), s. 16, commenced on enactment.

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.07.1987) by Criminal Justice Act 1984 (Commencement) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 150 of 1987).

2. Sections 4 to 6, 8 to 10, 15, 16, 18 and 19 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 (No. 22 of 1984), shall come into operation on the 1st day of July, 1987.

E2

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.03.1985) by Criminal Justice Act 1984 (Commencement) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 17 of 1985).

2. The Criminal Justice Act, 1984, other than sections 4 to 6, 8 to 10, 15, 16, 18 and 19, shall come into operation on the 1st day of March, 1985.