‘(1)Where an application is made to the certification commissioner for a certificate of eligibility, the commissioner must issue a certificate if—
(a)the applicant is accused of an offence committed in the course of efforts to combat terrorism in Northern Ireland, and
(b)it appears to the commissioner, on the information available to him, that the applicant meets the conditions set out in section 3 above.
(2)The commissioner may preserve the anonymity of any person who makes an application under this section, if he sees fit.’. —[Mr. Peter Robinson.]