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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Title and commencement (1) This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice...

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Criminal law Abolition of rebuttable presumption that a child is...

    1. Criminal law

      1. 3.Abolition of rebuttable presumption that a child is doli incapax

    2. Criminal procedure

      1. 4.Remands by youth courts

      2. 5.Use of live television links at hearings for the purposes of remand

    3. Treatment of offenders

      1. Art. 6 rep. by 2003 c. 42

      2. Art. 6A rep. by 2003 c. 42

      3. Art. 6B rep. by 2003 c. 42

      4. Art. 7 rep. by 2003 c. 42

      5. 8.Drug treatment and testing orders

      6. 9.Requirements and provisions to be included in orders

      7. 10.Periodic reviews

      8. 11.Supplementary provisions as to orders




        1. Preliminary

          1. 1.Schedule 2 to the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996...

        2. Meaning of “relevant order” etc.

          1. 2.(1) In paragraph 1 (preliminary)— (a) at the beginning insert...

        3. Breach of requirements of order

          1. 3.In paragraph 2(2) (issue of summons or warrant), for “before...

          2. 4.In paragraph 4(1) (powers of Crown Court), after “Where” insert...

          3. 5.In paragraph 5(2) (exclusions), for “is required by a probation...

        4. Revocation of order

          1. 6.In paragraph 7 (revocation of order by a court of...

          2. 7.In paragraph 8 (revocation of order by Crown Court)—

          3. 8.For paragraph 9(1)(a) (revocation of order following custodial sentence), substitute—...

        5. Amendment of order

          1. 9.In paragraph 12(1) (amendment by reason of change of residence),...

          2. 10.After paragraph 14 insert the following paragraph— Amendment of drug...

          3. 11.In paragraph 16 (order not to be amended pending appeal),...

          4. 12.In paragraph 18 (notification of amended order)—

      2. Part II—Consequential Amendments and repeals

        1. Part II—Consequential Amendments and repeals

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