Know Your Rights is a public information project of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), designed to inform people in clear and accessible language about their rights under various key areas of the law in Ireland.
Know Your Rights: Criminal Justice and Garda Powers Pack- 2nd Edition. June 2014
We are delighted to launch the 2nd edition of Know-Your-Rights:Criminal Justice and Garda Powers, which was updated in June 2014 to reflect recent changes in Irish criminal law and procedure. This includes significant recent changes in the procedures around access to a lawyer during questioning.
The Know Your Rights Criminal Justice & Garda Powers pack provides the general public with information about their rights and Garda powers in the areas of searches, arrests, interviews, detention, provision / retention of bodily samples and public order.
Download the updated pack at the below link (pdf):
The Pack was featured on RTE Radio 1’s Today With Pat Kenny on 24 May 2010. Please click HERE to listen to the show.