AG to oversee EU definition of terrorist acts

The Attorney General is expected to be given the final say in deciding what crimes committed outside the European Union should be treated as terrorist acts.

11th December, 2004

The Attorney General is expected to be given the final say in deciding what crimes committed outside the European Union should be treated as terrorist acts.

The state's top law officer already has a similar role in deciding what cases should be sent for trial in the non-jury Special Criminal Court.

The Minister for Justice, Michael McDowell, will this week introduce an amended bill to the Dáil, which would give legal effect to the role....

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