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The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (NI 12)

32.  In Article 2 (interpretation), for paragraph (5) substitute the following paragraph—

(5) In this Order “custodial establishment” includes a prison, a young offenders centre, a juvenile justice centre and a remand centre..

33.  In Article 19(1)(ca) (entry for purpose of arrest), for the words from “training school” to “1968” substitute “juvenile justice centre or in any other place in pursuance of Article 45 of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998”.

34.  In Article 39 (duties of custody officer after charge), for paragraph (8) substitute the following paragraph—

(8) In paragraph (6) “place of safety” means any juvenile justice centre, any hospital or surgery, or any other suitable place, the occupier of which is willing temporarily to receive the arrested juvenile..

35.  In Article 52 (children), for the words from “section” to the end substitute “Articles 7 and 8 of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 accordingly apply”.

36.  In Article 70(1) (interpretation) in the definition of “sexual offence” for the words from “section 58(5)” to the end substitute “Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998.”.

37.  In Article 81 (evidence through television links), in paragraphs (1A)(b) and (7) for “juvenile” substitute “magistrates'”.

38.  In Article 81A(1)(c) (video recordings of testimony from child witnesses), for “juvenile” substitute “magistrates'”.

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