- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As enacted)
There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to Juries Act 1974. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.
Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.
This section lists the changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Act, associated Parts and Chapters where applicable. This includes any insertions of whole new Parts, Chapters or provisions yet to be inserted into this Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing.
This section lists the commencement orders yet to be applied to the whole Act. These effects are included in this view as they may be (but won’t necessarily be) relevant to the specific provision that you are viewing. Where applicable the commencement orders are listed under two headings, firstly those that bring some part of the Act you are viewing into force and secondly, those that bring into force legislation that affects some part of the legislation you are viewing. If you are viewing a prospective version or there is a prospective version available there may be commencement orders listed here that are relevant to the provision you are viewing.
Commencement Orders bringing legislation that affects this Act into force:
Barristers and solicitors, whether or not in actual practice as such.
[F1Any person who is not a barrister or solicitor but who is an authorised advocate or authorised litigator (as defined by section 119(1) of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990) and—
(a)any legal executive or person corresponding to a legal executive; or
(b)any person corresponding to a barristers’ clerk or assistant clerk,
who is employed by such an authorised advocate or authorised litigator.]
Solicitors’ articled clerks.
Barristers’ clerks and their assistants.
Legal executives in the employment of solicitors.[F2Public Notaries]
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.
[F3Justices’ chief executives, justices’ clerks and justices’ clerks’ assistants.].
F4. . .
Active Elder Brethren of the Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond.
A shorthandwriter in any court.
[F5A court security officer within the meaning of Part IV of the Criminal Justice Act 1991.]
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 [F6establishment regulated by the Prison Act 1952]).
[F7Prisoner custody officers within the meaning of Part IV of the Criminal Justice Act 1991.]
[F8Custody officers within the meaning of Part I of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994]
[F11The warden or a member of the staff of approved premises (within the meaning of Part I of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000)
Probation officers and persons appointed to assist them.
[F12The chief officer and members of the staff of a local probation board established under section 4 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000.
F12Any person who performs the functions of a chief officer of a local probation board in accordance with a management order made under section 10 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000.
F12Any person who performs the functions of an officer of a local probation board under section 5(2) of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000
Members of the Parole Board; members of local review committees established under the Criminal Justice Act M11967
[F13Members and employees of the Criminal Cases Review Commission.]
A member of any police force [F14(including a person on relevant service within paragraph (b), (c) or (d) of section 97(1) of the Police Act 1996)]; 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 [F14 the Police Act 1996]; 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.
[F15Civilians employed for police purposes under][F14section 15 of the Police Act 1996] ; members of the metropolitan civil staffs within the meaning of section 15 of the Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act M21967 (persons employed under the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, Inner London justices’ clerks, etc.).
[[F16A member of the National Criminal Intelligence Service or the National Crime Squad.
A member of the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service; a member of the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad; a person employed by the Service Authority for the National Criminal Intelligence Service under section 13 of the Police Act 1997 or by the Service Authority for the National Crime Squad under section 58 of that Act.]
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.]
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.
Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.
Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.
Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.
Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: