Country Ireland
Year 2019
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Act of 2019 criminalises serious offences committed by Irish citizens or residents abroad, inclusive of rape and sexual assault. 

Source of Information

Ireland's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.6 and p.52

For more information: Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Act 2019