|Name:||Criminal Law (Defence and the Dwelling) Act 2011 (No. 35 of 2011).|
|Subject(s):||Criminal and penal law|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Irish Statue Book, Ireland PDF (consulted on 2012-05-24)
2. Justifiable use of force, etc.
3. No obligation to retreat from dwelling.
4. General defences.
5. Civil liability.
6. Amendment of Non-Fatal Offences against the Person Act
8. Short title and commencement.
Act relating to the liability of a person regarding the use of force by him or her in his or her dwelling or in a dwelling in which he or she is a lawful occupant against a person who enters the dwelling. Amends the Non-Fatal Offences against the Person Act of 1997.