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The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Commencement No. 6) Order 1989

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Statutory Instruments

1989 No. 50 (C.2)

CRIMINAL LAW, ENGLAND AND WALES

CRIMINAL LAW, SCOTLAND

The Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Commencement No. 6) Order 1989

Made

16th January 1989

In exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 171(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988(1), I hereby make the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Commencement No. 6) Order 1989.

2.  The following provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 shall come into force on 23rd January 1989:-

(a)section 103 (amendments of the Drug Trafficking Offences Act 1986(2) and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1987(3) to the extent necessary to bring into force the provisions of Schedule 5 (drug trafficking amendments) specified in paragraphs (b) and (c) below; and

(b)paragraphs 2, 3(1), 4 to 11 and 16 & 17 of Schedule 5 (which amend the said Act of 1986 so as to make certain provisions of that Act correspond to provisions of Part VI of the Criminal Justice Act 1988);

(c)Part II of that Schedule (amendments of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1987);

(d)section 170(2) (repeals) to the extent necessary to bring into force the provisions of Schedule 16 specified in the following paragraph; and

(e)in Schedule 16, the repeals of the following provisions of the Drug Trafficking Offences Act 1986: section 10(1), section 15(5)(b) and (c), in section 17(1), the words from “but” to the end, and in section 38(11), the words “in England and Wales”.

Douglas Hurd

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

16th January 1989

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force, in part, on 23rd January 1989, section 103 of and Schedules 5 and 16 to, the Criminal Justice Act 1988. The provisions brought into force make amendments to the Drug Trafficking Offences Act 1986 and the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1987 and associated repeals.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Act are brought into force by Commencement Orders made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionsDate of commencementS.I. No.
Section 123, Schedule 8, sections 125 to 128, Schedule 10, section 170(1) (partially), section 170(2) (partially), Schedule 15 (partially) and Schedule 16 (partially)1.10.19881988/1408
Sections 33, 34, 37 to 39, 40 to 42, 49, 51 to 57, 59, 63, 70, 96, 97, 104 to 107, 121, 122, 131 to 133, 145, 147, 148, 155 to 157, 163 to 165, 170(1) (partially), 170(2) (partially), Schedule 11, Schedule 12, Schedule 15 (partially) and Schedule 16 (partially)12.10.19881988/1676
Sections 124 and Schedule 9, section 170(2) (partially), and Schedule 16 (partially)1.11.19881988/1817 (S.169)
Sections 32 (partially), 50, 60 to 62, 118, 120, 130, 152 to 154, 170(1) (partially), 170(2) (partially), Schedule 15 (partially), Schedule 16 (partially)5.1.19891988/2073
Sections 35 and 36, Section 170(1) (partially) Schedule 3, Schedule 15 (partially)1.2.19891989/1

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