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# shut-downt - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law G8

Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law

Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.

# shut-downt - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early G8

President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early

The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.

# shut-downt - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats

If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.