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10 1999



Preliminary And General


1. —(1) In this Act—

“the Act of 1962” means the Criminal Justice (Legal Aid) Act, 1962 ;

“the Act of 1967” means the Criminal Procedure Act, 1967 ;

“the Act of 1973” means the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1973 ;

“the Act of 1977” means the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1977 ;

“the Act of 1981” means the Criminal Law (Rape) Act, 1981 ;

“the Act of 1984” means the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 ;

“the Act of 1990” means the Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence) Act, 1990 ;

“the Act of 1992” means the Criminal Evidence Act, 1992 ;

“the Act of 1994” means the Criminal Justice Act, 1994 ;

“the Act of 1997” means the Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1997 ;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform.

(2) A reference in this Act to any other enactment is to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act.

Citation and commencement.

2. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice Act, 1999 .

(2) This Act, other than Part VI, shall come into operation on such day or days as, by order or orders made by the Minister, may be fixed therefor either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so fixed for different purposes or different provisions.


3. — The expenses incurred by the Minister in the administration of this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.