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Statutory Instrument 1996 No. 1141 (N.I. 6)

The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1996 No. 1141 (N.I. 6)

NORTHERN IRELAND

The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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Made24th April 1996
Coming into operation on days to be appointed under Article 1


ARRANGEMENT OF ORDER

Introductory
1. Title and commencement.
2. Interpretation.
Qualification for jury service
3. Qualification for jury service.
Preparation of Jurors Lists
4. Preparation of Jurors Lists.
Empanelling of jurors
5. Selection of names.
6. Form of panel.
7. Inspection of panel.
Summoning of jurors
8. Summoning of jurors.
9. Procedure for ascertaining attendance of jurors.
10. Excusing of jurors.
11. Discharge of jury summons.
Balloting of jurors
12. Balloting of jurors.
Challenges
13. Challenge to the panel.
14. Challenges in civil cases.
15. Challenges in criminal cases.
16. Challenge for name not being on Jurors List.
17. Restrictions on right of challenge.
Additional powers of the court
18. Selection of additional jurors.
19. Views.
20. Separation and detention of jurors.
21. Continuance of criminal trial on death or discharge of juror.
22. Discharge in civil proceedings.
23. Refreshment of jurors.
24. Excusing of jurors from jury service at end of exceptionally exacting trial.
Offences
25. Failure to fill up and return form of return.
26. Defaulting jurors.
Miscellaneous and supplementary
27. Juror's oath.
28. Payments to be made in respect of jury service.
29. Certain formal defects not to invalidate verdict or finding.
30. Regulations.
31. Coroners' juries.
32. Amendments, repeals and saving.

SCHEDULES:

 Schedule 1— Persons disqualified for jury service.

 Schedule 2— Persons ineligible for jury service.

 Schedule 3— Persons excusable from jury service as of right.

 Schedule 4— Coroners' juries.
 Part I—Modifications of provisions of this Order.
 Part II—Amendments of Coroners Act (Northern Ireland) 1959.

 Schedule 5— Repeals and revocations.

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