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Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Trials on indictment without a jury

    1. 1.Issue of certificate

    2. 2.Certificates: supplementary

    3. 3.Preliminary inquiry

    4. 4.Court for trial

    5. 5.Mode of trial on indictment

    6. 6.Rules of court

    7. 7.Limitation on challenge of issue of certificate

    8. 8.Supplementary

    9. 9.Duration of non-jury trial provisions

  3. Juries

    1. 10.Restrictions on disclosure of juror information

    2. 11.Chief Electoral Officer to provide additional information to Juries Officer

    3. 12.Jurors found to be disqualified before being summoned

    4. 13.Abolition of peremptory challenge in criminal cases

  4. Human Rights Commission

    1. 14.Legal proceedings

    2. 15.Investigations: evidence

    3. 16.Investigations: access to prisons, &c.

    4. 17.Investigations: terms of reference

    5. 18.Investigations: duty to report

    6. 19.Recommendations

    7. 20.Timing

  5. Powers

    1. 21.Stop and question

    2. 22.Arrest

    3. 23.Entry

    4. 24.Search for munitions and transmitters

    5. 25.Search for unlawfully detained persons

    6. 26.Premises: vehicles, &c.

    7. 27.Examination of documents

    8. 28.Examination of documents: procedure

    9. 29.Taking possession of land, &c.

    10. 30.Road closure: immediate

    11. 31.Sections 29 and 30: supplementary

    12. 32.Road closure: by order

  6. Powers: supplementary

    1. 33.Exercise of powers

    2. 34.Code of practice

    3. 35.Code: effect

    4. 36.Code: procedure for order

    5. 37.Records

    6. 38.Compensation

    7. 39.Prosecution

    8. 40.Review

    9. 41.Duration

    10. 42.Interpretation

  7. Miscellaneous

    1. 43.Accredited community-based restorative justice schemes

    2. 44.Northern Ireland department with policing and justice functions

    3. 45.Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice

    4. 46.Free legal aid in magistrates' courts

    5. 47.Altering title of resident magistrate

    6. 48.Private Security Industry

    7. 49.Amendments of the Private Security Industry Act 2001

  8. Supplemental

    1. 50.Repeals and revocations

    2. 51.Financial provisions

    3. 52.Extent

    4. 53.Commencement

    5. 54.Short title

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Trials on indictment without a jury: consequential amendments

      1. Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (c. 25)

        1. 1.(1) The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 is, in...

      2. Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

        1. 2.The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.

        2. 3.In section 50 (application of Part 7 to Northern Ireland),...

        3. 4.In Schedule 36, in paragraph 45(3), in the inserted section...

      3. Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28)

        1. 5.In section 21 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Restrictions on disclosure of juror information: further amendments

      1. Introduction

        1. 1.The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1141 (N.I. 6))...

      2. No inspection of Jurors Lists and panels

        1. 2.(1) In Article 4 (preparation of Jurors Lists)—

      3. Procedure for ascertaining attendance of jurors to be conducted in private

        1. 3.In Article 9 (procedure for ascertaining attendance of jurors), after...

      4. Balloting of jurors by number rather than by name

        1. 4.(1) In Article 6 (form of panel), in paragraph (1),...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Munitions and Transmitters: Search and Seizure

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.(1) In this Schedule “officer” means— (a) a member of...

      2. Entering premises

        1. 2.(1) An officer may enter and search any premises for...

        2. 3.(1) If the officer carrying out a search of premises...

      3. Stopping and searching persons

        1. 4.(1) An officer may— (a) stop a person in a...

      4. Seizure

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph applies where an officer is empowered by...

      5. Records

        1. 6.(1) Where an officer carries out a search of premises...

        2. 7.(1) Where an officer makes a record of a search...

      6. Offences

        1. 8.(1) A person commits an offence if he—

        2. 9.(1) A person commits an offence if he fails to...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Compensation

      1. Right to compensation

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies where under sections 21 to 32—...

        2. 2.No compensation shall be payable unless an application is made...

      2. Time limit

        1. 3.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), an application for...

      3. Determination

        1. 4.Where the Secretary of State determines an application for compensation...

        2. 5.(1) An applicant may appeal to the county court against—...

        3. 6.(1) This paragraph applies where the Secretary of State considers...

        4. 7.Where the Secretary of State makes an award of compensation...

      4. Assignment of right

        1. 8.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) a person has made...

      5. Offenders

        1. 9.(1) This paragraph applies where a person has a right...

      6. Notices

        1. 10.A notice served under paragraph 3(3)(a) or 4 shall contain...

        2. 11.(1) The Secretary of State may serve a notice under...

      7. Offences

        1. 12.(1) A person commits an offence if he obtains compensation...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Northern Ireland department with policing and justice functions

      1. 1.In Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...

      2. 2.After Part 3 insert— Part 3A Department in the charge...

      3. 3.In paragraph 12(1), for “or (5)” substitute “ , (5)...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Private Security Industry: Interim Arrangements

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule “ security services ” means the services...

        2. 2.In this Schedule “ licence ” means a licence under...

        3. 3.In this Schedule “ proscribed organisation ” has the meaning...

      2. Unlicensed services: offences

        1. 4.A person commits an offence if he provides or offers...

        2. 5.(1) A person commits an offence if he publishes or...

        3. 6.(1) A person commits an offence if he pays money,...

        4. 7.(1) A person guilty of an offence under paragraph 4...

      3. Application for licence

        1. 8.(1) An application for a licence shall be made to...

      4. Issue of licence

        1. 9.(1) The Secretary of State shall grant an application for...

      5. Conditions of licence

        1. 10.(1) The Secretary of State may on granting a licence...

      6. Refusal of licence

        1. 11.If the Secretary of State refuses an application for a...

      7. Duration of licence

        1. 12.(1) A licence— (a) shall come into force at the...

      8. Revocation of licence

        1. 13.(1) The Secretary of State may revoke a licence if...

      9. Appeal

        1. 14.The applicant for a licence may appeal to the High...

        2. 15.(1) Where an appeal is brought under paragraph 14, the...

      10. Change of personnel

        1. 16.Paragraphs 17 and 18 apply to a person who—

        2. 17.(1) If a person to whom this paragraph applies proposes...

        3. 18.(1) A person to whom this paragraph applies shall give...

        4. 19.(1) A person commits an offence if he fails to...

      11. Records

        1. 20.(1) A constable may— (a) enter premises where a business...

        2. 21.(1) A person who provides for reward security services commits...

      12. Offence: body corporate

        1. 22.(1) This paragraph applies where an offence under this Schedule...

      13. Notice

        1. 23.(1) A notice under this Schedule must be in writing....

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Repeals and revocations

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