Criminal Justice Act 1993


Number 6 of 1993


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1993

REVISED

Updated to 1 January 2022


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Criminal Justice Act 1993. 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 the Maritime Area Planning Act 2021 (50/2021), enacted 23 December 2021, and all statutory instruments up to and including the Health (Residential Support Services Maintenance and Accommodation Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (S.I. No. 1 of 2022), made 2 January 2022, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 6 of 1993


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1993

REVISED

Updated to 1 January 2022


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Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked.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

Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (28/2017)

Court of Appeal Act 2014 (18/2014)

Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012 (11/2012)

Criminal Procedure Act 2010 (27/2010)

Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006)

Children Act 2001 (24/2001)

Criminal Justice Act 1999 (10/1999)

All Acts up to and including Maritime Area Planning Act 2021 (50/2021), enacted 23 December 2021, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

None

All statutory instruments up to and including Health (Residential Support Services Maintenance and Accommodation Contributions) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (S.I. No. 1 of 2022), made 2 January 2022, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 6 of 1993


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1993

REVISED

Updated to 1 January 2022


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Acts Referred to

Children Act, 1908

1908, c. 67

Civil Liability Act, 1961

1961, No. 41

Criminal Damage Act, 1991

1991, No. 31

Criminal Evidence Act, 1992

1992, No. 12

Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) Act, 1962

1962, No. 12

Criminal Procedure Act, 1967

1967, No. 12

Enforcement of Court Orders Act, 1940

1940, No. 24

Family Law (Maintenance of Spouses and Children) Act, 1976

1976, No. 11

Lunacy (Ireland) Act, 1821

1821, c. 33

Probation of Offenders Act, 1907

1907, c. 30

Prosecution of Offences Act, 1974

1974, No. 22

Punishment of Incest Act, 1908

1908, c. 45

Road Traffic Act, 1961

1961, No. 24

Trial of Lunatics Act, 1883

1883, c. 38


Number 6 of 1993


CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1993

REVISED

Updated to 1 January 2022


AN ACT TO ENABLE THE COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEAL TO REVIEW UNDULY LENIENT SENTENCES, TO MAKE OTHER PROVISION IN RELATION TO SENTENCING, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT BY OFFENDERS OF COMPENSATION FOR INJURY OR LOSS RESULTING FROM THEIR OFFENCES, TO AMEND THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT, 1967, AND THE PUNISHMENT OF INCEST ACT, 1908, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CONNECTED MATTERS. [3 rd April, 1993]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: