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Criminal Justice Act 1967

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Criminal Procedure, etc-Committal proceedings

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

    2. 2.Written statements before examining justices

    3. 3.Restrictions on reports of committal proceedings

    4. 4.Notice of result of committal proceedings

    5. 5.Privilege of newspaper reports of committal proceedings in libel actions

    6. 6.Duty of examining justices to sit in open court

    7. 7.Signature of depositions

    8. 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.Majority verdicts of juries in criminal proceedings

      7. 14.Disqualification of ex-prisoners from serving on juries in criminal proceedings

      8. 15.Validation of verdict where juror disqualified

      9. 16.Continuation of exemption from jury service at criminal trials

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

      11. 18.Restrictions on refusal of bail

      12. 19.Restriction on justices sitting after dealing with bail

      13. 20.Power of magistrates' court to commit on bail for sentence

      14. 21.Special conditions of bail

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

      16. 23.Arrest of persons granted bail

      17. 24.Process for minor offences

      18. 25.Restrictions on issue of search warrants under Obscene Publications Act 1959

      19. 26.Restrictions on passing sentence in the absence of the defendant

      20. 27.Summary trial of certain offences under the Forgery Act 1913

      21. 28.Jurisdiction of magistrates' courts to try offences

      22. 29.Plea by a corporation before a magistrates' court

      23. 30.Period of adjournment under sections 14 and 26 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1952

      24. 31.Extension of Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1952

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

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

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

      28. 35.Examining justices

      29. 36.Interpretation of Part I

  3. Part II Powers of Courts to Deal with Offenders

    1. Powers to deal with persistent offenders

      1. 37.Punishment of persistent offenders

      2. 38.Supplementary provisions as to persistent offenders

    2. Suspended sentences

      1. 39.Suspended sentences of imprisonment

      2. 40.Power of court on conviction of further offence to deal with suspended sentence

      3. 41.Court by which suspended sentence is to be dealt with

      4. 42.Discovery of further offences

    3. Power of magistrates' courts to impose fines

      1. 43.General power of magistrates' courts to impose fines

    4. Enforcement of payment of fines, etc

      1. 44.Restriction on magistrates' courts' power to impose imprisonment for default in payment of fines, etc

      2. 45.Enforcement of payment of fines by High Court and county court

      3. 46.Enforcement of payment of fines by attachment of earnings orders

      4. 47.Fines imposed and recognizances forfeited at assizes and quarter sessions

      5. 48.Enforcement in Scotland of fines imposed at assizes or quarter sessions

      6. 49.Fines imposed by coroners

      7. 50.Supplementary provisions as to payment of fines etc

    5. Probation and discharge

      1. 51.Combination of disqualification and endorsement for motoring offences with probation orders and orders for discharge

      2. 52.Duration of conditions of discharge

      3. 53.Substitution of conditional discharge for probation

      4. 54.Miscellaneous provisions as to probation orders

      5. 55.Selection of probation officers

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 56.Committal for sentence for offences tried summarily

      2. 57.Social inquiry report before sentence

      3. 58.Power to make recommendations for deportation

  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.Supervision of young, short-term prisoners after release

      6. 64.Supplemental

    2. Miscellaneous

      1. 65.Abolition of corporal punishment in prison

      2. 66.Miscellaneous amendments of the Prison Act 1952

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

      4. 68.Consideration of time spent in custody in passing sentence in Scotland

      5. 69.Extension of enactments relating to persons sentenced to imprisonment or detention to young persons 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. Part IV Legal Aid in Criminal Proceedings

    1. 73.Power to order legal aid to be given

    2. 74.Supplementary provisions as to legal aid orders

    3. 75.Circumstances in which legal aid may be given

    4. 76.Liability for contributions

    5. 77.Means inquiry by the Supplementary Benefits Commission

    6. 78.Computation of resources

    7. 79.Supplementary provisions as to payment of contributions

    8. 80.Amendment and revocation of legal aid orders

    9. 81.Payment of costs of legal aid

    10. 82.Solicitors and counsel

    11. 83.Regulations

    12. 84.Interpretation of Part IV

  6. Part V Firearms

    1. 85.Prohibition on possessing or acquiring a shot gun without a certificate

    2. 86.Restrictions on gifts of shot guns

    3. 87.Amendment of enactments relating to firearms

    4. 88.Supplemental

  7. Part VI Miscellaneous and General

    1. Offences

      1. 89.False written statements tendered in evidence

      2. 90.False statements as to means

      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.Abolition of fees in criminal proceedings in magistrates' courts

    4. Administration of probation and after-care services

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

      2. 96.Financial provisions

    5. Criminal appeals

      1. 97.New provision as to appeal against sentence passed at assizes or quarter sessions

      2. 98.Amendment of enactments relating to criminal appeals

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 99.Evidence with respect to offences punishable in Scotland

      2. 100.Regulations, rules and orders

      3. 101.Expenses

      4. 102.Transitional provisions and savings

      5. 103.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

      6. 104.General provisions as to interpretation

      7. 105.Northern Ireland

      8. 106.Short title, extent and commencement

    1. Schedule 1

      Application of the Maintenance Orders Act 1958 to attachment of earnings orders under section 46 or 79

    2. Schedule 2

      Provisions as to Parole Board and local review committees

    3. Schedule 3

      Increase of fines

    4. Schedule 4

      Miscellaneous amendments of enactments relating to criminal appeal

    5. Schedule 5

      Transitional provisions and savings

    6. Schedule 6

      Minor and consequential amendments

    7. Schedule 7

      Enactments repealed

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