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Juries Act 1974

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Qualification for jury service

  3. 2. Summoning.

  4. 3. Electoral register as basis of jury selection.

  5. 4. Withdrawal or alteration of summonses.

  6. 5. Panels.

  7. 6. Summoning in exceptional circumstances.

  8. 7. Attendance and service.

  9. 8. Excusal for previous jury service.

  10. 9. Excusal for certain persons and discretionary excusal.

  11. 9A. Discretionary deferral.

  12. 9AA.Requirement to issue guidance

  13. 9B. Discharge of summonses to disabled persons only if incapable of acting effectively as a juror.

  14. 10. Discharge of summonses in case of doubt as to capacity to act effectively as a juror.

  15. 11. The ballot and swearing of jurors.

  16. 12. Challenge.

  17. 13. Separation.

  18. 14. Views.

  19. 15. Refreshment.

  20. 16. Continuation of criminal trial on death or discharge of juror.

  21. 17. Majority verdicts.

  22. 18. Judgments: stay or reversal.

  23. 19. Payment for jury service.

  24. 20. Offences.

  25. 21. Supplemental.

  26. 22. Consequential amendments, savings and repeals.

  27. 23. Short title, interpretation, commencement and extent.

  28. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Mentally disordered persons and persons disqualified for jury service

      1. Part 1 Mentally disordered persons

        1. 1.A person who suffers or has suffered from mental disorder...

        2. 2.A person for the time being under guardianship under section...

        3. 3.A person who lacks capacity, within the meaning of the...

        4. 4.(1) In this Part of this Schedule—

      2. Part 2 Persons disqualified

        1. 5.A person who is on bail in criminal proceedings (within...

        2. 6.A person who has at any time been sentenced in...

        3. 7.A person who at any time in the last ten...

        4. 8.For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

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

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals

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