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By Legalish, Oct 8 2014 12:13PM

To amend the Aliens Control Act, 1991, so as to insert or amend certain definitions; to further provide for delegations by the Minister; to further regulate the issuing of provisional permits; to further regulate passports and visas; to further regulate the duties of immigration officers at ports; to further regulate agreements between the Minister and shipowners relating to compliance with certain provisions of the Act; to regulate anew the appointment, composition and duties of the Immigrants Selection Board; to substitute the system of permits for permanent residence with a new system of immigration permits and to make new provision for the granting of such permits; to provide for categories of temporary residence permits and to further regulate the issuing of such permits; to further regulate the granting of exemptions; to further regulate the invalidity and cancellation of permits; to repeal the provisions with regard to the issuing of permits to leave the Republic; to further regulate an immigration officer's powers with regard to prohibited persons; to further regulate the entering of premises; to repeal the restriction of the jurisdiction of courts of law; to further regulate the detention of persons; to further regulate the Ministers's power to make regulations; to further regulate offences, penalties and evidence; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 8 2014 12:11PM

To amend the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, so as to further regulate the detention of arrested persons; to make provision for accused persons to be entitled to be released on bail in certain circumstances to give a court a discretion to postpone bail proceedings in certain circumstances; to empower a court to, in respect of certain serious offences, order the accused to satisfy the court that the interests of justice do not require his or her detention in custody; to empower the attorney-general to appeal against the decision of a court to release an accused on bail and the imposition of bail conditions; to set out the factors which should be taken into account in considering bail; to further regulate bail proceedings; to revoke the power of an attorney-general to prevent the granting of bail in certain cases; to render the non-appearance of persons who are on bail in certain cases and the non-compliance of bail conditions punishable; to further regulate the cancellation of bail; to empower a superior court to consider the granting of bail after the refusal of such an application in a magistrate's court where an accused is standing trial in the superior court; and to make the bail-related provisions in the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977, as amended, applicable in the whole of the national territory; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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By Legalish, Oct 8 2014 12:10PM

To amend the Sea Fishery Act, 1988, so as to delete a definition and to amend others; to delete an obsolete provision; to further regulate the Minister's power to make regulations; to repeal certain laws; to provide that the said Act shall apply throughout the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.


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