Transfer of Execution of Sentences Act 2005
F11[Effect of committal order
10A.— (1) Subject to subsections (3) and (4) and section 10B, the effect of a committal order shall be to authorise the continued enforcement by the State of a sentence (in its legal nature and duration) imposed in a sentencing country and such an order shall—
(a) where a sentenced person is to be committed to a prison, have the same force and effect as an order imposing a sentence of imprisonment following conviction by the court,
(b) where a sentenced person is to be committed to a designated centre, have the same force and effect as an order by the court under section 5(2) of the Act of 2006 committing a person to such a centre, and
(c) where a sentenced person is to be committed to a children detention school, have the same force and effect as an order imposing a sentence of detention in a children detention school following conviction by the court.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the following shall apply in relation to a sentence which is to be enforced in the State—
(c) the power of the Minister to give a direction that a sentenced person be released from prison for a temporary period under section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act 1960 or be released for such period as may be specified by the Minister under section 2A of that Act,
(e) in so far as the period served by a sentenced person in a place of detention on foot of a warrant issued under section 8 or 9 and a committal order is concerned, the rules or practice whereby sentenced persons generally may earn remission of sentences by industry or good conduct.
(3) A person in respect of whom a warrant is issued under section 8 or 9 or a committal order is made shall not be entitled to bring any appeal in the State against the conviction or the sentence imposed in the sentencing country.
(4) The Criminal Procedure Act 1993 shall not apply to a person in respect of whom a warrant is issued under section 8 or 9 or a committal order is made in so far as the conviction or sentence imposed in the sentencing country is concerned.]
Inserted (3.05.2023) by Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Custodial Sentences) Act 2023 (3/2023), s. 69, S.I. No. 213 of 2023.