Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017


Effect of refusal of interpretation and translation

25. A refusal by the Garda Síochána, the Ombudsman Commission or the Director of Public Prosecutions of a request from a victim of an alleged offence for assistance by way of interpretation or translation under section 22(2)(a) or (3)(a) shall not operate to prevent, or provide a basis for delaying, the commencement or continuation of any criminal proceedings in respect of the alleged offence.