Criminal Justice Act 1984



3.(1) In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

the Act of 1939” means the Offences against the State Act, 1939;

F2["Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Garda Síochána;]

imprisonment” includes penal servitude and detention in Saint Patrick’s Institution;

place” includes any building or part of a building, vehicle, vessel, aircraft or hovercraft and any other place whatsoever.

F2["photograph" includes a negative or any other image howsoever produced of a photograph.]

(2) Any reference in this Act to any other enactment shall, except so far as the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Act.

(3) In this Act, a reference to a section is to a section of this Act and a reference to a subsection or paragraph is to the subsection or paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment or provision, as may be appropriate, is intended.




Inserted (20.11.2015) by Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (11/2014), s. 101, S.I. No. 508 of 2015.