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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2015 No. 290 (C. 23)

Criminal Law

The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2015

Made

30th June 2015

The Department of Justice makes the following Order, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 1(4) of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 (1) and now vested in it (2).

Citation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2015.

(2) In this Order, “the 2008 Order” means the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008.

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2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of the following provisions of the 2008 Order is 1 July 2015 —

(a)Article 22 (duration of licences: prisoners serving indeterminate custodial sentences) in so far as it is not already in operation;

(b)Article 24(2) (licence conditions) in so far as it relates to Article 19;

(c)Article 24(7)(a) (licence conditions) in so far as it relates to Article 26;

(d)Article 26(2) (curfew condition to be included in licence under Article 19);

(e)Article 28 (recall of prisoners on licence) in so far as it is not already in operation

(f)Article 29 (further release after recall for certain fixed term prisoners) in so far as it is not already in operation.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Justice on 30th June 2015.

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David Ford

Minister of Justice

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into operation Articles 22, 24(2), 24(7)(a), 26(2), 28 and 29 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 on 1 July 2015. These provisions provide for the release and recall of certain categories of prisoners, and for licence conditions to be placed upon them including a curfew. They also provide for the release of certain categories of prisoners on compassionate grounds and for the further release of persons released under Article 20 and subsequently recalled.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Articles 3, 4, 7 (partially), 12 to 15 and Schedules 1 and 2, 16, 18, 21 (partially), 22 (partially), 24(1), (3) to (6), (7)(b) and (8), 27, 28 (partially), 31, 32(1), (2)(a) and (c) and (4) (partially), 33(1) to (3) and (6)(a)(i) (partially), 46 and Schedule 4, 102(1) (partially), 102(2) (partially), Schedule 5 (partially) and Schedule 6 (partially)15th May 2008S.R. 2008 No. 217 (C. 8)
Articles 34, 52, 53, 55 to 59, 62 to 64, 73, 74, 90, 91, 102(2) (partially) and Schedule 6 (partially)16th July 2008S.R. 2008 No. 293 (C. 16)
Articles 47 to 51 and Schedule 6 (partially)6th October 2008S.R. 2008 No. 383 (C. 20)
Articles 67 and 878th December 2008S.R. 2008 No. 472 (C. 28)
Articles 75 to 7819th December 2008S.R. 2008 No. 472 (C. 28)
Articles 65 and 665th January 2009S.R. 2008 No. 472 (C. 28)
Articles 79 to 83 and Schedule 6 Part 42nd February 2009S.R. 2008 No. 472 (C. 28)
Articles 5, 6, 7 (partially), 8 to 11, 17, 21 (partially), 23, 28 (partially), 29 (partially), 32 (partially), 33 (partially), 35 to 44, 102 (1) and (2) (partially), Schedule 5 (partially) and Schedule 6 (partially)1st April 2009S.R. 2009 No. 120 (C. 6)
Article 9226th February 2010S.R. 2010 No. 36 (C. 1)
Article 45 and Schedule 31st January 2012S.R. 2011 No. 371 (C.27)
Articles 19, 20, 26 (partially) and 301 June 2015S.R. 2015 No. 255 (C.18)
(2)

Article 4(1) of and paragraph 32 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/976) transferred the functions of the Secretary of State under Article 1(4) of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 to the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland.

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