Children Act 2001


F200[Unauthorised provision of mobile telecommunications device

218A. (1) A person who, without lawful authority, supplies or attempts to supply a mobile telecommunications device to a child who is

(a) detained in a children detention school,

(b) remanded to a remand centre, or

(c) a child to whom paragraph (a) or (b) applies but who is for the time being in lawful custody outside the children detention school or the remand centre, as the case may be,

commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a class D fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both.

(2) In this section "mobile telecommunications device" includes a component of such a device.]




Inserted (1.12.2015) by Children (Amendment) Act 2015 (30/2015), s. 25, S.I. No. 539 of 2015. A class D fine means a fine not greater than €1,000 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 7(1), S.I. No. 662 of 2010.