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Prevention of Crime Act 1908

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18Application to Ireland

In the application to Ireland of the provisions of this Act, the following modifications shall be made:—

(a)References to the Lord Lieutenant shall be substituted for references to the Secretary of State, except in the provision relating to the removal of persons from one part of the United Kingdom to another; and in the provisions relating to regulations under Part I and to prison rules under Part II of this Act;

(b)The regulations to be made under Part I and the prison rules to be made under Part II of this Act shall be made by the General Prisons Board for Ireland subject to the approval of the Lord Lieutenant and Privy Council, and the provisions of section fifty-seven of the General Prisons (Ireland) Act, 1877, shall apply to the said rules;

(c)References to the General Prisons Board for Ireland shall be substituted for references to the Prison Commissioners and Directors of Convict Prisons;

(d)References to the Prisons (Ireland) Acts, 1826 to 1907, shall be substituted for references to the Prisons Acts, 1865 to 1898;

(e)A reference to the Attorney-General for Ireland shall be substituted for the reference to the Director of Public Prosecutions;

(f)The provision relating to appeals to the Court of Criminal Appeal shall not apply, but where any person charged in an indictment with being a habitual criminal is found by a jury under this Act to be a habitual criminal, the provisions of the Crown Cases Act, 1848, as amended by any subsequent enactment, shall, with the necessary modifications, apply in like manner as if the proceedings upon such charge were a trial for an offence to which section one of that Act applies and as if the person had been convicted of such an offence.

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