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Criminal Justice Act 1948

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30Abolition of privilege of peerage in criminal proceedings

(1)Privilege of peerage in relation to criminal proceedings is hereby abolished.

(2)In any criminal proceedings the jurisdiction to be had and the procedure to be followed, the punishments which may be inflicted, the orders which may be made, and the appeals which may be brought shall, whatever the offence and where-ever the trial is to take place, be the same in the case of persons who would but for this section be entitled to privilege of peerage as in the case of any other of His Majesty's subjects.

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