The Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) (Amendment) Act was signed by the President on 1 June, 2015.
This Act amends the Criminal Justice (Terrorist Offences) Act 2005 to create three new offences of:
- Public Provocation to commit a Terrorist Offence
- Recruitment for Terrorism
- Training for Terrorism
These offences can carry sentences of up to 10 years imprisonment.
The Act also allows Ireland to ratify the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism in due course.