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Criminal Justice Act 1972

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The Criminal Justice Act 1967

In the Criminal Justice Act 1967—

(a)in section 18(7) for the words from " inform him " to the end of the subsection there shall be substituted the words—

(a)in a case of committal, inform him that he may apply to a judge of the High Court, or to the Crown Court, to be admitted to bail, and

(b)in any other case, inform him that he may apply to a judge of the High Court for that purpose..

(b)in section 53, after subsection (2), there shall be inserted—

(2A)Where an application under this section is made by the probation officer, it may be heard in the absence of the probationer if the officer produces to the court a statement by him that he understands the effect of an order under this section and consents to the application being made.;

(c)in section 60(2) the words "between conviction and sentence " shall be omitted ;

(d)in section 67(1), after the words "probation order" there shall be inserted the words

a community service order;

(e)after subsection (8) of section 73 there shall be inserted—

(8A)Where a person makes an application to a magistrates' court under section 3 of the Criminal Justice Act 1972 (review of compensation orders) the court may order that he shall be given legal aid for the purpose of the proceedings before the court.;

(f)in the definition of " dealt with" in section 74(12) after " 1948 " there shall be inserted the words

under section 13, 17 or 18(1) or (2) of the Criminal Justice Act 1972;

(g)in the definition of " committed for sentence " in section 84(1) after " 1959" there shall be inserted the words

section 17 or 18(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 1972.

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