Criminal Justice Act 2007


Other amendments to Act of 2005.

43.— The Act of 2005 is amended—

(a) in section 11(2), by the substitution of “, Deputy Garda Commissioner or Assistant Garda Commissioner” for “Deputy Garda Commissioner”,

(b) in section 15, by the addition of the following subsection:

“(6) A reserve member is a volunteer and does not perform his or her functions as such a member under a contract of employment.”,

(c) in section 39—

(i) in subsection (1), by the insertion of “or a designated officer of the Ombudsman Commission” after “rank”, and

(ii) in subsections (3) and (4), by the insertion of “or designated officer” after “rank”,

(d) in section 44—

(i) in subsection (2)(a), by the insertion of “or a member of the civilian staff of the Garda Commissioner of a grade equivalent to that of Deputy Garda Commissioner” after “Deputy Garda Commissioner”, and

(ii) by the addition of the following subsection:

“(7) The audit committee may act notwithstanding one or more than one vacancy in its membership, including a vacancy that results in subsection (2) not being complied with.”,

(e) in section 47(3), by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (a):

“(a) the period beginning on 1 July 2007 and ending 3 months after that date, and”,

(f) in section 75(3)(c), by the insertion of “chairperson of the” after “the”,

(g) in section 79(10), by the insertion of “Commission” after “Ombudsman”,

(h) in section 82(2), by the substitution of “under the provisions” for “under the provision”,

(i) in section 94(7), by the substitution of “may have been committed” for “has been committed”,

(j) in section 98(1), by the deletion of “, in relation to the member of the Garda Síochána under investigation,”,

(k) in section 99(1), by the deletion of “in the prescribed form”,

(l) in section 117(6)(b), by the substitution of “with such police service or” for “with any”, and

(m) in section 122(1)(h), by the insertion of “, including the retirement ages of reserve members and other ranks in the Garda Síochána” after “members”.