Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005

Interpretation.

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

“act” includes omission and a reference to the commission or doing of an act includes a reference to the making of an omission;

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

“Act of 1965” means the Extradition Act 1965;

“Act of 1985” means the Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1985;

“Act of 1994” means the Criminal Justice Act 1994;

“Act of 1996” means the Proceeds of Crime Act 1996;

“Act of 1998” means the Offences against the State (Amendment) Act 1998;

“Act of 2003” means the European Arrest Warrant Act 2003;

“Irish ship” has the same meaning as in section 9 of the Mercantile Marine Act 1955;

“Minister” means Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform;

“ship” includes any vessel used in navigation.

(2) In this Act a reference to a state includes a reference to the sub-sovereign entities of the state.

(3) A person who has his or her principal residence in the State for the 12 months immediately preceding the commission of an act referred to in section 6(2), 9(3), 10(4) or 13(6) is, for the purposes of this Act, considered—

( a) if he or she is a stateless person, to be habitually resident in the State on the date of the commission of that act, and

( b) in any other case, to be resident in the State on that date.

(4) In this Act—

( a) a reference to a section, Part or Schedule is to a section or Part of, or a Schedule to, this Act, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other enactment is intended,

( b) a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended, and

( c) a reference to any other enactment is to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Act, unless the context otherwise requires.

Annotations

Amendments:

F1

Substituted by Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (43/2014), s. 68 and sch. 4, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Prospective affecting provision: definition of “Irish ship” substituted by Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014 (43/2014), s. 68 and sch. 4, not commenced as of date of revision.

F1 [ Irish ship means an Irish ship within the meaning of section 33 of the Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Act 2014; ]