Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005

Amendment of Act of 1939 — new section 21A.

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49.—The Act of 1939 is amended by inserting the following after section 21:

“Offence of providing assistance to an unlawful organisation.

21A.—(1) A person who knowingly renders assistance (including financial assistance) to an unlawful organisation, whether directly or indirectly, in the performance or furtherance of an unlawful object is guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding €3,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or both, or

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 8 years or both.”.