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Criminal Justice Act 1972

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Others concerned with administration of justice

Barristers and solicitors, whether or not in actual practice as such. Solicitors' articled clerks. Barristers' clerks and their assistants. Legal executives in the employment of solicitors. The Director of Public Prosecutions and members of his staff. Officers employed under the Lord Chancellor and concerned wholly or mainly with the day-to-day administration of the legal system or any part of it. Officers and staff of any court, if their work is wholly or mainly concerned with the day-to-day administration of the court. Coroners, deputy coroners and assistant coroners. Justices' clerks and their assistants. Clerks and other officers appointed under section 15 of the Administration of Justice Act 1964 (Inner London magistrates courts administration). Active Elder Brethren of the Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond. A shorthandwriter in any court. Governors, chaplains, medical officers and other officers of penal establishments ; members of boards of visitors for penal establishments. (" Penal establishment" for this purpose means any prison, remand centre, detention centre or borstal institution.) The warden or a member of the staff of a probation home, probation hostel or bail hostel (as defined in section 53 of this Act). Probation officers and persons appointed to assist them. Members of the Parole Board ; members of local review committees established under the Criminal Justice Act 1967. A member of any police force (including a person on central service under section 43 of the Police Act 1964); special constables; a member of any constabulary maintained under statute; a person employed in any capacity by virtue of which he has the powers and privileges of a constable. A member of a police authority within the meaning of the Police Act 1964 ; a member of any body (corporate or other) with responsibility for appointing members of a constabulary maintained under statute. Inspectors of Constabulary appointed by Her Majesty ; assistant inspectors of constabulary appointed by the Secretary of State. Civilians employed for police purposes by a police authority ; members of the metropolitan civil staffs within the meaning of section 15 of the Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1967 (persons employed under the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Inner London justices' clerks, etc.). A person in charge of, or employed in, any forensic science laboratory. A person who at any time within the last ten years has been a person falling within any description specified above in this Group. Group C

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