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Name: Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act, 1997 (No. 26 of 1997).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-05-19
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, 18 p.
ISN: IRL-1997-L-46848
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, 18 p.
Abstract/Citation: Sets forth definitions of and penalties for non-fatal attacks, including threats, assaults with syringes, harassment, and kidnapping. Section 24 abolishes the common law rule which provides teachers immunity from criminal proceedings for punishing pupils.
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