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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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  1. Introduction

  2. Background and Policy Objectives

  3. Overview of the Act

    1. The Collection and Enforcement of Financial Penalties

    2. The Prison Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

    3. Miscellaneous

    4. General

  4. Commentary on Sections

    1. Fines and Other Penalties: Enforcement

      Part 1

      1. Chapter 1: Collection of Fines Etc.

        1. Section 1:

        2. Section 2:

        3. Section 3:

        4. Section 4:

        5. Section 5:

        6. Section 6:

        7. Section 7: Referral to the court: collection officer’s report etc.

        8. Section 8: Referral to the court in case where no collection order made

        9. Section 9: Powers of court on referral of debtor’s case

        10. Section 10:

        11. Section 11:

        12. Section 12:

        13. Section 13:

        14. Section 14:

        15. Section 15:

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        22. Section 22:

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        25. Section 25:

        26. Section 26:

        27. Section 27:

        28. Section 28:

      2. Chapter 2: Other Enforcement Procedures

        1. Section 29:

        2. Section 30:

        3. Section 31:

        4. Section 32:

    2. The Prison Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

      Part 2

      1. Section 33:

      2. Section 34:

      3. Section 35:

      4. Section 36:

      5. Section 37:

      6. Section 38:

      7. Section 39:

      8. Section 40:

      9. Section 41:

      10. Section 42:

      11. Section 43:

      12. Section 44:

      13. Section 45:

      14. Section 46:

      15. Section 47:

    3. Miscellaneous

      Part 3

      1. Section 48:

      2. Section 49:

      3. Section 50:

      4. Section 51:

      5. Section 52:

      6. Section 53:

      7. Section 54:

      8. Section 55:

      9. Section 56:

      10. Section 57:

      11. Section 58:

      12. Section 59:

    4. General

      Part 4

      1. Section 60:

      2. Section 61:

  5. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      1. Attachment of earnings orders

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        10. Paragraph 10:

    2. Schedule 2

      1. Collection Orders: Minor and Consequential Amendments

        1. Paragraph 1:

        2. Paragraph 2:

        3. Magistrates’ Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

        4. Paragraph 4:

        5. Paragraph 5:

        6. Paragraph 6:

        7. Paragraph 7:

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    3. Schedule 3

      1. The Prison Ombudsman

        1. Paragraph 1:

        2. Paragraph 2:

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        5. Paragraphs 5 and 6:

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    4. Schedule 4

      1. Private sexual photographs etc: Providers of Information Society Services

        1. Paragraph 1:

        2. Paragraph 2:

        3. Paragraph 3:

        4. Paragraph 4:

    5. Schedule 5

      1. Amendments of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order 2004

        1. Paragraph 1:

        2. Paragraph 2:

        3. Paragraph 3:

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