Criminal Justice Act 2006
Amendment of Offences Against the State Act 1939.
187.— The Offences Against the State Act 1939 is amended—
(a) in section 30, by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (4C):
(a) an application is made under subsection (4) of this section for a warrant authorising the detention for a further period of a person detained pursuant to a direction under subsection (3) of this section, and
(b) the period of detention under subsection (3) of this section has not expired at the commencement of the hearing of the application but would, but for this subsection, expire during that hearing,
it shall be deemed not to expire until the determination of the application.”,
(b) in section 30A—
(i) in subsection (2)(b), by the substitution of “subsections (4), (4A), (4B) and (4D)” for “subsections (4), (4A) and (4B)”, and
(ii) in subsection (3), by the substitution of “for the purpose of charging him or her with that offence forthwith or bringing him or her before a Special Criminal Court as soon as practicable so that he or she may be charged with that offence before that Court” for “for the purpose of charging him with that offence forthwith”.