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The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Challenges in criminal cases

15.—(1) A person arraigned on indictment may challenge—

(a)not more than twelve jurors without cause; and

(b)any juror or jurors for cause.

(2) The prosecution shall challenge only for cause.

(3) Any challenge to jurors for cause shall be tried by the judge before whom the accused is to be tried.

(4) The judge may at the request of the Crown, but not of a private prosecutor, order any juror to stand by until the panel has been gone through.

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