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Criminal Justice Act 1925

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Probation of Offenders

    1. 1.Probation officers

    2. 2.Probation areas and committees

    3. 3.Selection of probation officers

    4. 4.Employment of agents of voluntary societies as probation officers

    5. 5.Salaries and expenses

    6. 6.Supplemental provisions as to probation orders

    7. 7.Minor amendments of Probation of Offenders Acts

    8. 8.Power to make rules

    9. 9.Application of Part I. to London

    10. 10.Interpretation of Part I

  3. Part II Jurisdiction and Procedure

    1. Indictable Offences generally

      1. 11.Venue in indictable offences

      2. 12.Provisions as to taking of depositions, and caution to and statement of accused on proceedings before examining justices

      3. 13.Binding over of witnesses conditionally and reading of depositions at trial

      4. 14.Power of justices to commit to, and of court to direct re-trial at, convenient assizes or quarter sessions

      5. 15.Provision for continuance of criminal trial where a juror dies or becomes incapable

      6. 16.Amendments of Criminal Appeal Act, 1907

      7. 17.Rules with respect to procedure of examining justices

    2. Quarter Sessions

      1. 18.Extension of criminal jurisdiction of quarter sessions

      2. 19.Power to dispense with grand jury at quarter sessions where all persons committed have pleaded guilty

      3. 20.Court of quarter sessions on appeal to state case on point of law

      4. 21.Power to enter appeal for adjourned or intermediate sessions

      5. 22.Times for holding county quarter sessions

      6. 23.Amendment of County of Hertford Acts, 1874 and 1878

    3. Summary Jurisdiction

      1. 24.Summary trial of indictable offences

      2. 25.Right of appeal against sentence imposed by court of summary jurisdiction

      3. 26.Enforcement of recognizances to be of good behaviour

      4. 27.Consecutive sentences of imprisonment

      5. 28.Summary proceedings for offence under s. 3, and amendments of ss. 3 and 4, of Perjury Act, 1911

      6. 29.Application of s. 20 of 11 & 12 Vict. c. 43, where distress warrant issued under s. 693 of 57 & 58 Vict. c. 60

      7. 30.Summary proceedings for offences under s. 10 of 6 Edw. 7. c 48

    4. Issue of Process by Justices

      1. 31.Provisions as to issue of process by justices in case of persons outside jurisdiction

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 32.Form of documents in criminal proceedings before justices

      2. 33.Procedure on charge of offence against corporation

      3. 34.Fiats and consents of Attorney-General, &c, to be admissible in evidence

  4. Part III Amendments as to Offences

    1. 35.Amendment of ss. 1 and 18 of Forgery Act, 1913

    2. 36.Forgery of passport

    3. 37.Unlawful possession of pension documents

    4. 38.Imitation, &c, of currency or bank notes

    5. 39.Amendment of ss. 42 and 43 of Offences against the Person Act, 1861

    6. 40.Penalty for drunkenness while in charge of motor car

    7. 41.Prohibition on taking photographs, &c, in court

    8. 42.Amendment of s. 4 of Vagrancy Act, 1824

    9. 43.Amendment of s. 15 of Theatres Act, 1843

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and General

    1. 44.Power of arrest under warrant

    2. 45.Power to release on bail before charge is accepted

    3. 46.Amendments as to detention in Borstal institutions

    4. 47.Abolition of presumption of coercion of married woman by husband

    5. 48.Amendment of Schedule 1. of Children Act, 1908

    6. 49.Short title, interpretation, extent, repeal and commencement

    1. First Schedule

      Offences triable at quarter sessions

    2. Second Schedule

      Indictable offences by adults which may be dealt with summarily

    3. Third Schedule

      Enactments repealed

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