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Criminal Justice Act 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Fraud

    1. Serious Fraud Office

      1. 1. The Serious Fraud Office.

      2. 2. Director’s investigation powers.

      3. 3. Disclosure of information.

    2. Transfer of cases to Crown Court

      1. 4. Notices of transfer and designated authorities.

      2. 5. Notices of transfer— procedure.

      3. 6. Applications for dismissal.

    3. Preparatory hearings

      1. 7. Power to order preparatory hearing.

      2. 8. Commencement of trial and arraignment.

      3. 9. The preparatory hearing.

      4. 9A. Orders before preparatory hearing.

      5. 10. Later stages of trial.

    4. Reporting restrictions

      1. 11. Restrictions on reporting.

      2. 11A. Offences in connection with reporting.

    5. Conspiracy to defraud

      1. 12. Charges of and penalty for conspiracy to defraud.

  3. Part II General and Supplementary

    1. 13. Northern Ireland.

    2. 14. Financial provision.

    3. 15. Minor and consequential amendments.

    4. 16. Commencement.

    5. 17. Extent.

    6. 18. Citation.

  4. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Serious Fraud Office

      1. General

        1. 1.There shall be paid to the Director of the Serious...

        2. 2.The Director shall appoint such staff for the Serious Fraud...

        3. 3.(1) As soon as practicable after 4th April in any...

      2. Procedure

        1. 4.(1) Where any enactment (whenever passed) prohibits the taking of...

        2. 5.(1) Where the Director has the conduct of any criminal...

        3. 6.(1) Where the Director or any member of the Serious...

        4. 7.(1) The Attorney General may make regulations requiring the chief...

        5. 8.(1) The Attorney General may, with the approval of the...

        6. 9.(1) Any power to make regulations under this Schedule shall...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1933 (c. 36.)

        1. 1.(1) The following paragraph shall be inserted after paragraph (a)...

      2. Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c. 80.)

        1. 2.At the end of section 11(8) of the Criminal Justice...

      3. Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c. 19.)

        1. 3.At the end of subsection (1) of section 33 of...

        2. 4.In section 36 of that Act (bail on appeal by...

        3. 5.In section 38 of that Act (presence of defendant at...

      4. Prosecution of Offences (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (S.I., 1972, No. 538 N.I. 1.)

        1. 6.In Article 5(3) of the Prosecution of Offences (Northern Ireland)...

      5. 7, 8.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. Bail Act 1976 (c. 63.)

        1. 9.The following subsection shall be inserted after section 3(8) of...

        2. 10.In section 76 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 (alteration...

        3. 11.In section 77(1) of that Act (by virtue of which...

        4. 12.In section 81(1)(a) of that Act (power of Crown Court...

      7. Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (c. 23.)

        1. 13.In section 3(2) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985...

        2. 14.The following paragraph shall be inserted after paragraph (a) of...

        3. 15.The following subsection shall be inserted after section 16(4) of...

        4. 16.At the end of subsection (2)(b) of section 18 of...

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