Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Prospective

Sexual offences: closure ordersN.I.

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55  (1)  Part 2A of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 (c. 42) (closure orders) is amended as follows.

(2) In section 136J(5) (discharge of closure order) for “judicial authority” substitute “ judicial officer ”.

(3) In section 136R (interpretation) at the end insert—

(15) In the application of this Part to Northern Ireland for any reference to a magistrates' court there shall be substituted a reference to a court of summary jurisdiction..