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Name: Criminal Law Act, 1997 (No. 14 of 1997).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-04-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, 17 p.
ISN: IRL-1997-L-46849
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, 17 p.
Acts Acts Irish Statute Book 1922-2003, Office of the Attorney General (consulted on 2006-09-14)
Abstract/Citation: Section 3 abolishes the distinction between a misdemeanor and a felony. Sets forth definitions of and penalties for certain offences, including concealing or aiding an offence. S. 11 abolishes penal servitude, hard labour, and prison divisions; s. 12 abolishes corporal punishment.
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