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Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The judiciary

    1. 1.Transfer to Lord Chancellor of functions relating to Judicial Appointments Commission

    2. 2.Membership of the Commission

    3. 3.Duty of Commission to secure judiciary reflective of the community

    4. 4.Appointment of Lord Chief Justice and Lords Justices of Appeal

    5. 5.Removal or suspension from listed judicial offices

  3. Prosecutors

    1. 6.Duty of Director of Public Prosecutions to refer certain matters to Police Ombudsman

    2. 7.Influencing a prosecutor

  4. Criminal justice organisations

    1. 8.Guidance for criminal justice organisations on human rights standards

    2. 9.The Juvenile Justice Board

  5. Bail

    1. 10.Prosecution right of appeal against grant of bail by magistrates' court

    2. 11.Bail under section 67 of the Terrorism Act 2000

    3. 12.Bail to which Part II of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 applies

  6. Transfer of prisoners

    1. 13.Transfer of prisoners

  7. Amendment of section 103 of Terrorism Act 2000

    1. 14.Amendment of section 103 of Terrorism Act 2000

  8. Arrest without warrant

    1. 15.Arrest without warrant for offence of driving while disqualified

  9. Court security

    1. 16.Court security

  10. Right of barrister to enter into contract for the provision of his services

    1. 17.Right of barrister to enter into contract for the provision of his services

  11. Supplementary

    1. 18.Repeals

    2. 19.Commencement

    3. 20.Interpretation

    4. 21.Statutory rules

    5. 22.Extent

    6. 23.Short title

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Transfer to Lord Chancellor of functions relating to Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission

      1. 1.In section 2(2) of the 2002 Act for “First Minister...

      2. 2.In section 3(2)(b) of the 2002 Act for “First Minister...

      3. 3.(1) Section 5 of the 2002 Act is amended as...

      4. 4.(1) Section 90 of the 2002 Act is amended as...

      5. 5.(1) Schedule 2 to the 2002 Act is amended as...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Bail under Terrorism Act 2000

      1. 1.Offence of absconding by person admitted to bail

      2. 2.Arrest for absconding or breaking conditions of bail

      3. 3.Procedure where person arrested without warrant

      4. 4.Procedure where offences certified as suitable for summary trial

      5. 5.Application of this Schedule

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Court security

      1. 1.Duty of Court Service to ensure court security

      2. 2.Powers of search

      3. 3.Power to exclude, remove or restrain persons

      4. 4.Surrender and seizure of articles

      5. 5.Power to retain articles surrendered or seized

      6. 6.Regulations about retention of articles

      7. 7.Assaulting and obstructing court security officers

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

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