Legislation

PBNI is bound by a wide range of legislation which can be accessed via the links below. Useful website links are also provided at the bottom of the page.

The Probation Board (Northern Ireland) Order 1982
The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996
The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005
The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008
The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998
The Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2002
The Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2004
The Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011
The Criminal Law (Northern Ireland) Act 1967
The Criminal Law Act 1977
The Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1989
The Sex Offenders Act 1997
The Sexual Offences Act 2003
The Sexual Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 2008
The Life Sentences (Northern Ireland) Order 2001
The Life Sentence Review Commissioners Rules 2001
The Parole Commissioners’ Rules (Northern Ireland) 2009
The Criminal Justice (Sentencing) (Licence Conditions) (Northern Ireland) Rules 2009
Crime (Sentences) Act 1997
The Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995
The Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults (Northern Ireland) Order 2003
Family Homes and Domestic Violence (Northern Ireland) Order 1998
Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004
Public Records Act (Northern Ireland) 1923
Disposal of documents Order 1925 No. 167
Rehabilitation of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1978
The Housing Support Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2002
The Northern Ireland Act 1998
Data Protection Act 1998
Human Rights Act 1998
Freedom of Information Act 2000
Disability Discrimination Act 1995
The Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 1976
Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978
United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Non-Custodial Measures (The Tokyo Rules) 1990
The Official Statistics Order (Northern Ireland) 2012

Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007

Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

Useful websites
www.legislation.gov.uk

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
www.proni.gov.uk

www.niassembly.gov.uk