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Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

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[S.I. 1974/2143 (N.I. 6).] The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1974

In Article 2(2) for the definition of " the Juries Officer " substitute the following definitions—

  • " division " means a county court division within the meaning of the County Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 ;

  • " the Juries Officer " in relation to a division means such officer of the Northern Ireland Court Service as the Lord Chancellor may designate to be the Juries Officer for that division.

In Article 4(2) for the words from the beginning to " area who " substitute the words "The Chief Electoral Officer shall arrange to be sent to the Juries Officer for each division a list of those persons selected who reside in the division and the Juries Officer

In Article 4(3)(b), (6) (where it first occurs) and (9)(c) and Article 5(3) for the word " area " substitute the word " division ".

In Article 4(4) and (5) for the words " Area Provisional Jurors List" substitute the words " list referred to in paragraph (2) ".

In Articles 4(5), (6) and (7) and 5(3) and (4) for the word " Area " wherever it occurs substitute the word " Divisional ".

In Schedule 2—

(a)at the end of the entry relating to officers of the Northern Ireland Office add the words " and officers of the Lord Chancellor's Office certified by the Lord Chancellor to be so engaged ".

(b)after that entry insert—

  • Members of the Northern Ireland Court Service.;

(c)after the entry relating to members and staff of the Police Authority for Northern Ireland insert—

  • Members and staff of the Police Complaints Board for Northern Ireland;

(d)after the entry relating to persons in the Northern Ireland Civil Service insert—

  • The Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland and persons appointed to assist him..

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