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Jurors (Scotland) Act 1825

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Jurors (Scotland) Act 1825

1825 CHAPTER 22

An Act to regulate the Qualification and the Manner of enrolling Jurors in Scotland, and of choosing Jurors on Criminal Trials there; and to unite Counties for the Purposes of Trial in Cases of High Treason in Scotland.

[20th May 1825]

Be it enactedby the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That every Man, except as herein-after excepted, being Between the Ages of Twenty-one and Sixty Years, residing in any County or Stewartry in Scotland, being qualified to serve as a Juror in Terms of an Act passed in the Sixth Year of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Anne, intituled An Act for settling and establishing a Court of Exchequer in the North Part of Great Britain called Scotland ; videlicet, every such Man at the Time of the Trial on which he may be required to serve having and being seised in his own Right, or in tile Right of his Wife, of Lands or Tenements, of an Estate of Inheritance, or for his or her Life, within the County or Shire, City or Place, from whence the Jury is to come, of the yearly Value of Five Pounds at the least, or shall be then worth in Goods, Chattels, and Personal Estate, the Sum of Two hundred Pounds Sterling at least, shall be qualified and shall be liable to serve on Juries in Scotland, before any Court there, Civil or Criminal, competent to try Causes by Jury.

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