Criminal Justice Act 2006


Amendment of section 14 of Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996.

190.— (1) Section 14 of the Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996 is amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) If a judge of the District Court is satisfied by information on oath of a bureau officer who is a member of the Garda Síochána that there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that evidence of or relating to assets or proceeds deriving from criminal conduct, or to their identity or whereabouts, is to be found in any place, the judge may issue a warrant for the search of that place and any person found at that place.”.

(2) This section shall not affect the validity of a warrant issued under section 14 of the Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996 before the commencement of this section and such a warrant shall continue in force in accordance with its terms after such commencement.