Do you have to tell a Garda where you are going?

Do you have to tell a Garda where you are going?

A Garda must tell you that you are under arrest and it should be clear to you that you are not free to leave. You may be physically restrained. Am I entitled to know the reason for my arrest? You are entitled to be told in simple language that you are under arrest and the reason for your arrest.

How long can Gardaí keep your phone?

Gardaí, the Defence Forces and Revenue can secretly record you with audio and video devices. For three months.

What does Garda Síochána mean in English?

guardians of the peace
The Garda Síochána (also commonly referred to as the Gardaí) is the national police force. The name Garda Síochána in English means ‘guardians of the peace’. The Garda Síochána has responsibility for carrying out all policing duties in the Irish State. Uniformed Gardaí do not routinely carry firearms.

Can Gardaí search my phone?

Under proposals contained in the new Garda Síochána (Powers) Bill, gardaí will be able to compel suspects to hand over passwords or encryption keys to digital devices, including mobile phones, seized during the course of a search.

Are you allowed to record Garda?

The Gardaí can film and photograph you during a protest. However they must comply with data protection laws.

Can gardaí bug your phone?

Yes. However, a Garda can confiscate (take away) your camera or camera phone if they believe the image relates to a crime.

Can gardaí make you unlock your phone?

A person who refuses to surrender a password for a mobile phone or other device to gardaí will be committing a crime and could face up to five years in prison and a fine of up to €30,000 under new legislation being unveiled on Monday.

How much do garda get paid?

Garda Trainees attest after 32 weeks and move onto the first point of the Garda incremental pay scale of €32,100. The incremental scale rises to €55,013 per annum after 19 years (Point 20). Members of the service will also qualify for boot allowance of €2.93 per week and uniform allowance of €4.39 per week.