This helps us to improve your experience. You can find out more about the cookies we use in our
Cookie notice. You can also read our
You can accept all cookies or you can chose which cookies to accept or reject. You can change your cookie
preferences at any time by using the My cookie preferences link
at the bottom of each page.
Cookies used by Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it. We have configured
Google Analytics to anonymise your IP address so that you are not personally identified. We gather
How you got to the site
The pages you visit on citizensinformation.ie, and how long you spend on each page
A summons is issued by your District Court in Ireland after a complaint has been made against you by a Garda. There are important rules about the content of the summons and how this document is served on you.
The type of offence you are charged with determines what kind of legal representation you will need in criminal cases. This page explains the types of criminal offence and the duties of the defence counsel.
The Drug Offenders Register was introduced by the Criminal Justice Act 2006 and is based on the same principle as the Sex Offenders Register. It enables the movements of convicted drug dealers to be recorded.
This document provides information about the treatment and monitoring of sex offenders in Ireland. It includes detail on the sex offenders register, post-release supervision orders, sex offender orders and the treatment of sex offenders in prison.