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Criminal Justice Act 1982

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81Citation and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice Act 1982.

(2)Subject to the following provisions of this section, this Act extends to England and Wales only.

(3)The following provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales and Scotland—

section 33;

section 41 ;

section 42;

section 44;

section 75.

(4)The following provisions of this Act extend to Scotland only—

Part IV (including Schedules 6 and 7); section 57(2); section 73; section 74(2).

(5)The following provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—

section 45 ;

section 47(2);

section 49;

section 50;

section 64 (including Schedule 10);

section 68(2) (including Schedule 13);

section 76; section 80; this section.

(6)Section 52 above extends to England and Wales and Northern Ireland.

(7)Sections 77 and 78 above extend to any part of the United Kingdom in so far as they amend or repeal any enactment which extends to that Part, except that—

(a)section 78, so far as it relates to the Animal Health Act 1981, extends to England and Wales only ; and

(b)the following provisions—

(i)section 77, so far as it relates to paragraph 2 of Schedule 15 ; and

(ii)section 78, so far as it relates to the Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act 1899,

extend to Scotland only.

(8)Section 79 above extends to Scotland only, so far as it relates to paragraph 18 of Schedule 17.

(9)Section 58 above (including Schedule 8), so far as it relates to any enactment, extends to any place to which that enactment extends.

(10)Section 78 above, so far as it relates to any enactment contained in—

(a)the Army Act 1955 ;

(b)the Air Force Act 1955 ;

(c)the Naval Discipline Act 1957 ; or

(d)the Armed Forces Act 1976,

extends to any place to which that enactment extends.

(11)Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that all or any of the enactments specified in subsection (12) below shall extend, subject to such modifications as may be specified in the Order, to the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands.

(12)The enactments mentioned in subsection (11) above are—

(a)section 32(1) of the Criminal Law Act 1977 ;

(b)sections 32 and 143 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 ; and

(c)in this Act—

(i)sections 35 to 38 ;

(ii)section 39 (including Schedules 2 and 3);

(iii)section 40;

(iv)sections 46 and 47 ;

(v)section 50;

(vi)section 64 (including Schedule 10);

(vii)section 74(1); and

(viii)section 75.

(13)Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide that section 50 above shall extend, subject to such modification as may be specified in the Order.—

(a)so far as it relates to section 20 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1979, to any of the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or any colony and any country or place outside Her Majesty's dominions in which Her Majesty has jurisdiction in right of the Government of the United Kingdom; and

(b)so far as it relates to section 21 of that Act, to any country such as is mentioned in section 15 of the said Act of 1979.

(14)Section 77 above extends to the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, so far as it relates to paragraphs 11 to 16 of Schedule 14.

(15)Section 78 above extends to the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, so far as it relates to section 32(2)(a), (c) and (e) of the Criminal Justice Act 1961.

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