Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005

Amendment of section 63 of Act of 1994.

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39.—Section 63 of the Act of 1994 is amended as follows:

( a) by substituting the following for subsection (1):

“(1) A member of the Garda Síochána may apply to a judge of the District Court for an order under subsection (2) of this section in relation to any particular material, or material of a particular description, for the purpose of an investigation into any of the following matters:

( a) drug trafficking;

( b) the commission of an offence of financing terrorism;

( c) the commission of an offence under section 31 of this Act;

( d) whether a person has benefited from drug trafficking;

( e) whether a person holds funds subject to confiscation;

( f) whether a person has benefited from an offence in respect of which a confiscation order might be made under section 9 of this Act.”;

( b) in subsection (4) by substituting the following for paragraph ( a):

“( a) that there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that a specified person—

(i) has carried on drug trafficking,

(ii) has committed an offence of financing terrorism,

(iii) has committed an offence under section 31 of this Act,

(iv) has benefited from drug trafficking,

(v) holds funds subject to confiscation, or

(vi) has benefited from an offence in respect of which a confiscation order might be made under section 9 of this Act,”.