Criminal Justice Act 2006

2

Interpretation.

2.— (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Act of 1939” means the Offences Against the State Act 1939;

“Act of 1967” means Criminal Procedure Act 1967;

“Act of 1984” means Criminal Justice Act 1984;

“arrestable offence” has the meaning it has in section 2 (as amended by section 8 ) of the Criminal Law Act 1997;

“Minister” means Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform;

“place” includes a dwelling.

(2) In this Act, where the context so requires—

( a) a reference to an offence shall be construed as including a reference to a suspected offence, and

( b) a reference to the commission of an offence shall be construed as including a reference to the attempted commission of an offence.