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Criminal Procedure (Attendance of Witnesses) Act 1965

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10Short title, consequential amendments and repeals, commencement, interpretation and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure (Attendance of Witnesses) Act 1965.

(2)Section 9 of the Vagrancy Act 1824 and section 19 of the Canals (Offences) Act 1840 (recognisances to give evidence in appeals etc. at quarter sessions) shall cease to have effect, but without prejudice to any recognisance entered into under either of those sections before the commencement of this Act.

(3)The enactments mentioned in Part I of Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in the second column of that Part, and the enactments mentioned in Part II of that Schedule are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Part; but the said amendments and repeals shall not affect the operation of those enactments in relation to any recognisance entered into before the commencement of this Act.

(4)This Act shall come into force at the expiration of the period of two months beginning with the date on which it is passed.

(5)Any reference in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, and as including a reference thereto as extended or applied, by any other enactment.

(6)Section 9 extends to Northern Ireland and so much of this section and Schedule 2 to this Act as relates to the Writ of Subpoena Act 1805 extends to Scotland and Northern Ireland, but, save as aforesaid, this Act does not extend to Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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