HC Deb 25 May 1976 vol 912 cc186-7W
Mr. Biggs-Davison

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether, having regard to the judgment of the Irish Supreme Court that the parallel legislation of the Oireachtas Eireann is not repugnant to the Constitution and its signature by President O'Dalaigh, he has fixed a date mutually agreeable to bring the Criminal Jurisdiction Act into effect.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

The Criminal Jurisdiction Act and the Irish Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act will be brought fully for into effect by mutual agreement on 1st June 1976.