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1973 No. 272 (c.7)

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, ENGLAND AND WALES CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, SCOTLAND

The Criminal Justice Act 1972 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1973

Made

21st February 1973

In exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 66(6) of the Criminal Justice Act 1972, I hereby make the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice Act 1972 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1973.

2.  The provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 1972 specified in the Schedules to this Order shall come into force on the dates mentioned in the headings of those Schedules.

Robert Carr

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

Whitehall

21st February 1973

SCHEDULE 1PROVISIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1972 COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST MARCH 1973

Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
So much of Schedule 5 as amends section 60(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c. 80).Minor and consequential amendments.
So much of Part II of Schedule 6 as is set out in the Appendix hereto.Repeals.

APPENDIX TO SCHEDULE 1REPEAL TAKING EFFECT ON 1ST MARCH 1973

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
1967 c. 80The Criminal Justice Act 1967.In Section 60(2), the words “between conviction and sentence”.

SCHEDULE 2PROVISIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1972 COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST APRIL 1973

Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Sections 7 to 10Criminal bankruptcy.
Section 24Driving disqualification where vehicle used for purposes of crime.
Section 26(2) and (3)Supply of electoral registers for jury purposes.
Section 41Power of magistrates' courts to re-open cases to rectify mistakes etc.
Section 50Transfer of fine orders.
Section 61Grants by Secretary of State for magistrates' courts purposes.
Section 62Justices' clerks and their staff.
Schedule 1Criminal bankruptcy orders.
So much of Schedule 5 as amends the Road Traffic Act 1972 (c. 20).Minor and consequential amendments.
So much of Part I of Schedule 6 as is set out in the Appendix hereto.Repeals:Juries.
So much of Part II of Schedule 6 as is not in force immediately before 1st April 1973.Repeals.

APPENDIX TO SCHEDULE 2REPEALS TAKING EFFECT ON 1ST APRIL 1973

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
12 & 13 Geo. 5. c. 11.The Juries Act 1922.

Section 1.

Section 2(2).

Section 6.

Section 7.

11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 65.The Representation of the People Act 1948.In Schedule 10, Part II, paragraph 7(2).
12, 13 & 14 Geo. 6. c. 86.The Electoral Registers Act 1949.

Section 3(1).

Schedule 2.

1971 c. 23.The Courts Act 1971.In Schedule 4, paragraph 1(1) to (6) and paragraph 2(1) and (2).

SCHEDULE 3PROVISION OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1972 COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST MAY 1973

Provision of the ActSubject matter of provision.
Section 45Power to receive evidence in committal proceedings in absence of accused.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

This Order brings into force on 1st March, 1st April and 1st May 1973 respectively the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 1972 set out in Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Order.

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