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Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

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[1968 c. 21.] The Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1968

In section 8 and in the succeeding provisions of the Act for the words " the Court of Criminal Appeal" wherever they occur substitute the words " the Court of Appeal ".

In section 14(1) for the words from " such court" to the end substitute the words " the Crown Court at such place as the Court of Appeal may direct or, if no such direction is given, at the place at which he was originally tried or such other place as the Crown Court may direct ".

In section 20(3) for the words " the Registrar " in the first place where they occur substitute the words " the Master (Queen's Bench and Appeals) (in this Act referred to as " the Master ")" and in the other place where they occur substitute the words " the Master ".

In section 23(4), 24(1) and (2), 25(1)(b), 25(3)(b), 27 and 48A(5) for the words " the Registrar " substitute the words " the Master ".

In section 32(2) for the words " allowed by the Court of Criminal Appeal" substitute the words " allowed by the Master (Taxing Office) ".

In section 34 for the words "a court of assize or a county court under section 57 of the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1950 " substitute the words " the Crown Court under section 76 of the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 ".

In section 36(1) at the end add the words " under Part II of this Act ".

In section 46(2)(b) for the words "the court of assize or county court" where they first occur substitute the words " the Crown Court ". In section 48 after paragraph (d) insert the following paragraph—

(e)the power to make an order under section 46(1) of this Act;

In section 49—

(a)in subsection (2) for the words " rules having effect by virtue of subsection (1) of this section " substitute the words " rules of court ";

(b)in subsection (3) for the words " No rule " substitute the words " No rule of court ".

In section 50—

(a)for the definition of " the Court of Appeal" substitute the following definitions—

  • " the Court" and " the Court of Appeal" mean Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland;

  • " the Crown Court" means Her Majesty's Crown Court in Northern Ireland ;

(b)in the definition of " rules of court" for the words " section 7 of the Northern Ireland Act 1962 " substitute the words " section 55 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 ".

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