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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Criminal Procedure, etc.

    1. Committal proceedings

      1. 1—6. Committal for trial without consideration of the evidence.

      2. 7. Signature of depositions.

    2. Miscellaneous provisions as to evidence, procedure and trial

      1. 8. Proof of criminal intent.

      2. 9. Proof by written statement.

      3. 10. Proof by formal admission.

      4. 11. Notice of alibi.

      5. 12. Application of sections 9 to 11 to courts-martial.

      6. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 14—16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 17. Entry of verdict of not guilty by order of a judge.

      9. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. 19.. . . . . . . . . ....

      11. 20. Power of magistrates’ court to commit on bail for sentence.

      12. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      13. 22. Extension of power of High Court to grant, or vary conditions of, bail.

      14. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      15. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      16. 25. Restriction on issue of search warrants under Obscene Publications Act 1959.

      17. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      18. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      19. 28—30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      20. 31.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      21. 32. Amendments of Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1952.

      22. 33. Taking and use of finger-prints and palm-prints.

      23. 34. Committal of persons under twenty-one accused of extradition crimes, etc.

      24. 35.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      25. 36. Interpretation of Part I.

  3. Part II Powers of Courts to Deal with Offenders

    1. 37—42.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Enforcement of payment of fines, etc.

      1. 44.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 44A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 45.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 46.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 47.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 48.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      7. 49.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      10. 52, 53.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      11. 54.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      12. 55.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 56. Committal for sentence for offences tried summarily.

      2. 57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 58.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Treatment of Offenders

    1. Release of prisoners on licence and supervision of prisoners after release

      1. 59. Constitution and functions of Parole Board and local review committees.

      2. 60. Release on licence of persons serving determinate sentences.

      3. 61. Release on licence of persons sentenced to imprisonment for life, etc.

      4. 62. Revocation of licences and conviction of prisoners on licence.

      5. 63.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 64. Supplemental.

    2. Miscellaneous

      1. 65. Abolition of corporal punishment in prison.

      2. 66.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 67.Computation of sentences of imprisonment passed in England and Wales.

      4. 68.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 69. Extension of enactments relating to persons sentenced to imprisonment or detention to young offenders sentenced to detention.

      6. 70. Prisoner transferred from Scotland to England for security.

      7. 71. Exercise of powers of release.

      8. 72. Power of magistrates to issue warrants for arrest of escaped prisoners and mental patients.

  5. Parts IV, V

    1. 73—84.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 85—88.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part VI Miscellaneous and General

    1. Offences

      1. 89. False written statements tendered in evidence.

      2. 90.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 91. Drunkenness in a public place.

    2. Increase of Fines, etc.

      1. 92. Increase of fines.

      2. 93. Alteration of maximum periods of imprisonment in default of payment of fines, etc.

    3. Fees

      1. 94.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Administration of probation and after-care services

      1. 95. Probation and after-care areas and committees.

      2. 96.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 97.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 98. Amendment of enactments relating to criminal appeals.

      5. 99.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 100. Regulations, rules and orders.

      2. 101. Expenses.

      3. 102. Transitional provisions and savings.

      4. 103. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

      5. 104. General provisions as to interpretation.

      6. 105. Northern Ireland.

      7. 106. Short title, extent and commencement.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Provisions as to Parole Board and Local Review Committees

      1. The Parole Board

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Local Review Committees

        1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Increase of Fines

      1. Part I Increase of fines fixed by enactments

      2. Part II Increase of Limit on Fines which may be imposed by Subordinate Instruments

      3. Part III Amendment of Section 24 of the Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897 (c.38)

        1. In section 24 of the Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897...

      4. Part IV Amendments Extending to Northern Ireland

        1. Section 92 and Parts I and II of this Schedule...

        2. . . .

        3. section 6 of the Dockyard Ports Regulation Act 1865;

        4. section 11 of the Post Office (Protection) Act 1884;

        5. section 17 of the Military Lands Act 1892;

        6. sections 2 and 3 of the Uniforms Act 1894;

        7. . . .

        8. . . .

        9. . . .

        10. . . .

        11. . . .

        12. . . .

        13. . . .

        14. sections 6(6) and 45(6) of the Agricultural Marketing Act 1958....

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Miscellaneous Amendments of Enactments relating to Criminal Appeal

      1. 1—8.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 9—15.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 16—19.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. 20.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 21, 22.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. 23.. . . . . . . . . ....

      7. The Administration of Justice Act 1960 (c. 65)

        1. 24.In section 4 (power to grant bail pending appeal to...

        2. 25.In section 4, as it applies to Northern Ireland—

        3. 26.In section 5 (power to order detention of defendant pending...

        4. 27.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 28.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 29.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. 30.In section 9(3) (provision as to presence of defendant on...

        8. 31, 32.. . . . . . . . . ....

        9. 33—35.. . . . . . . . . ....

        10. 36, 37.. . . . . . . . . ....

        11. 38.. . . . . . . . . ....

        12. 39.. . . . . . . . . ....

        13. 40.. . . . . . . . . ....

        14. 41.. . . . . . . . . ....

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Transitional Provisions and Savings

      1. Juries

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Prisoners sentenced to corrective training or preventive detention

        1. 3.A person sentenced to corrective training or preventive detention in...

        2. 4.A person sentenced to corrective training who immediately before the...

        3. 5.A person sentenced to preventive detention who immediately before the...

      3. Release of prisoners, etc. on licence

        1. 6.A person serving any part of a sentence of imprisonment...

        2. 7.A person sentenced to a term of imprisonment within the...

        3. 8.A person sentenced to a term of imprisonment for less...

        4. 9.Where a person was sentenced to a term of imprisonment...

        5. 10.A person subject immediately before the commencement of section 61...

        6. 11.Where any person sentenced to imprisonment for life or sentenced...

        7. 12.Any person who immediately before the commencement of sections 60...

      4. Non-payment of fines, etc.

        1. 13.Notwithstanding anything in this Act, sections 69 and 70 of...

        2. 14.Section 93 of this Act shall not apply to a...

      5. Legal aid

        1. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. Criminal appeals

        1. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. The Vagrancy Act 1824 (c. 83)

        1. 1.In section 5 (committal of incorrigible rogues to quarter sessions)...

        2. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. The Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12)

        1. 5.In section 55(4) (manner in which fine, etc., ordered to...

        2. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 7.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. The Prison Act 1952 (c. 52)

        1. 8.In section 43(4)(a) (application of provisions of that Act) for...

        2. 9—13.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. The Magistrates’ Courts Act 1952 (c. 55)

        1. 14.In section 72A(2) (court of summary jurisdiction in Scotland to...

        2. 15.In section 72A(3) (termination of functions of convicting court) for...

        3. 16.In section 72B (powers of magistrates’ court under transfer of...

        4. 17—20.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. The Summary Jurisdiction (Scotland) Act 1954 (c. 48)

        1. 21.Section 44 (transfer of fine orders within and from Scotland)...

        2. 22.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 23.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. The Criminal Justice Act 1961 (c. 39)

        1. 24.For section 32(2) (enactments about supervision and recall of persons...

        2. 25.In section 40 (Northern Ireland) at the end there shall...

      7. The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1963 (c. 39)

        1. 26.In section 12(1) (supervision of persons released from young offenders...

        2. 27.. . . . . . . . . ....

      8. The Forestry Act 1967 (c. 10)

        1. 28.In section 46(5)(c) (penalty for contravention of byelaws by the...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Enactments Repealed

      1. Part I Repeals Applying to England and Wales

      2. Part II Repeals Extending to Scotland

      3. Part III Repeals Extending to Northern Ireland

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