Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014

5.

Orders and regulations

5. (1) The Minister may make such orders as are provided for in this Act.

(2) The Minister may make regulations prescribing any matter or thing which is referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed or for the purpose of enabling any provision of this Act to have full effect.

(3) An order or regulation under this Act may contain such incidental, supplementary and consequential provisions as appear to the Minister to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the order or regulation, as the case may be.

(4) Every order (other than an order under section 1(2)) or regulation under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the order or regulation is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the order or regulation is laid before it, the order or regulation shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Power pursuant to section exercised (20.11.2015) by Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (Section 156) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 528 of 2015), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E2

Power pursuant to section exercised (20.11.2015) by Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (Section 11) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 527 of 2015), in effect as per reg. 1(2).

E3

Power pursuant to section exercised (20.11.2015) by Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014 (Certificates) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 526 of 2015).