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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2005 No. 382

CRIMINAL LAW

The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2005

Made

5th August 2005

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Article 1(2) of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005(1), hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (Commencement No.1) Order 2005.

2.  Articles 13, 20 and 22 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 shall come into force on 19th August 2005.

David Hanson

Minister of State

Northern Ireland Office

August 2005

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This order commences Articles 13, 20 and 22 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 on 19th August 2005.

Article 13 provides for a right to representation at prison disciplinary hearings. Article 20 enables the hypothecation of speed camera revenue. Article 22 facilitates the availability of legal aid at extradition hearings.