More than 500 people were prosecuted in the past four years under a provision of the Immigration Act which was struck down as unconstitutional by the High Court last Friday.
In a ruling, president of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns said the legislation under which it was a criminal offence for a non-national to fail to produce, without ‘‘a satisfactory explanation’’, passport or other identity documents on demand by gardaí was not in keeping...
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