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2015 No. 1490 (L. 18)

Senior Courts Of England And Wales

Magistrates’ Courts, England And Wales

The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015

Made

3rd July 2015

Laid before Parliament

20th July 2015

Coming into force

5th October 2015

The Criminal Procedure Rule Committee—

(a)revokes the Criminal Procedure Rules 2014(1) and makes the following Rules under section 69 of the Courts Act 2003(2), after consulting in accordance with section 72(1)(a) of that Act; and

(b)in making the Rules listed in the first column of this table, exercises also the powers listed in the corresponding entry in the second column—

RulePower
4.1 and 4.12Section 12(1), (3) of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988(3)
Part 8Section 48 of the Criminal Law Act 1977(4)
Part 10Section 2 of the Indictments Act 1915(5) and section 2(6) of the Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1933(6)
14.6Section 5B(9) of the Bail Act 1976(7)
16.4Section 9(2A) of the Criminal Justice Act 1967(8)
19.3Section 81 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984(9) and section 20(3) of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996(10)
20.4Section 132(4) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003(11)
Part 23Sections 37 and 38 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999(12)
24.11Section 174(4) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003(13)
24.15Section 12(7ZA) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980(14)
24.17Section 30(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003(15)
25.16Section 174(4) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003
28.4Section 155(7) of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000(16)
33.7, 33.37, 33.39 and 33.40Section 91 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002(17)
33.47Section 52 of the Senior Courts Act 1981(18)
34.11Sections 73(2) and 74(2), (3) and (4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981(19)
36.8Section 87(4) of the Senior Courts Act 1981(20)
40.8Section 159(6) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988(21)
42.14, 42.18, 42.19 and 42.20Section 91 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
45.6 and 45.7Section 52 of the Senior Courts Act 1981
Part 47, sections 1, 2 and 3Paragraph 10 of Schedule 5, paragraph 4 of Schedule 6, and paragraph 5 of Schedule 6A to the Terrorism Act 2000(22)
Part 47, sections 1, 2 and 4Sections 351(2), 362(2), 369(2) and 375(1) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002(23)
47.26Section 74(3) of the Senior Courts Act 1981(24)
48.16Section 19 of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996(25)
50.17Section 67 of the Senior Courts Act 1981(26)
50.23Sections 36A(4), 36B(3), 118A(4) and 118B(3) of the Extradition Act 2003(27)
50.30Sections 19 and 66 of the Senior Courts Act 1981(28)

These Rules may be cited as the Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 and shall come into force on 5th October 2015.

(2)

2003 c. 39; section 69 was amended by sections 15(1) and 146 of, and paragraphs 308 and 332 of Schedule 4 and Part 2 of Schedule 18 to, the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4).

(3)

1988 c. 53; section 12 was amended by article 3 of, and paragraphs 29 and 30 of the Schedule to, S.I. 2004/2035.

(4)

1977 c. 45; section 48 was amended by paragraph 190 of Schedule 8 to the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39).

(5)

1915 c. 90; section 2 was amended by section 19 of the Criminal Justice Administration Act 1956 (c. 34) and sections 56 and 109 of, and paragraph 67 of Schedule 8 and Schedule 11 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39).

(6)

1933 c. 36; section 2(6) was amended by Part IV of Schedule 11 to the Courts Act 1971 (c. 23), paragraph 1 of the Schedule to S.I. 2004/2035 and section 82 of the Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20).

(7)

1976 c. 63; section 5B(9) was inserted by section 30 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33) and amended by paragraph 183 of Schedule 8 to the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39).

(8)

1967 c. 80; section 9(2A) was inserted by section 80 of the Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20).

(9)

1984 c. 60; section 81 was amended by paragraph 286 of Schedule 8 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39).

(10)

1996 c. 25; section 20(3) was amended by paragraph 378 of Schedule 8 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39).

(11)

2003 c. 44; section 132 was amended by article 3 of, and paragraphs 45 and 51 of the Schedule to, S.I. 2004/2035.

(12)

1999 c. 23; sections 37 and 38 were amended by section 109 of, and paragraph 384 of Schedule 8 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39).

(13)

2003 c. 44; section 174 was substituted by section 64 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (c. 10).

(14)

1980 c. 43; section 12(7ZA) was inserted by section 81 of the Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20).

(15)

2003 c. 44; section 30 was amended by article 3 of, and paragraphs 45 and 46 of the Schedule to, S.I. 2004/2035.

(16)

2000 c. 6; section 155(7) was amended by article 3 of, and paragraphs 39 and 43 to, S.I. 2004/2035.

(17)

2002 c. 29; section 91 was amended by section 109(1) of, and paragraph 410 of Schedule 8 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39).

(18)

1981 c. 54; section 52 was amended by section 31 of, and Part II of Schedule 1 to, the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (c. 23), section 4 of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41), article 3 and paragraphs 11 and 12(a) of the Schedule to S.I. 2004/2035 and section 59 of, and paragraph 26 of Schedule 11 to, the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4).

(19)

1981 c. 54; section 73(2) was amended by article 3 of, and paragraphs 11 and 12(b) of the Schedule to, S.I. 2004/2035. Section 74(2) and (3) was amended by article 3 of, and paragraphs 11 and 12(c) of the Schedule to, S.I. 2004/2035.

(20)

1981 c. 54; section 87(4) was amended by articles 2 and 3 of, and paragraphs 11 and 17 of the Schedule to, S.I. 2004/2035.

(21)

1988 c. 33; section 159(6) was amended by S.I. 2004/2035.

(22)

2000 c. 11; paragraph 10 of Schedule 5 was amended by section 109(1) of, and paragraph 389 of Schedule 8 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39) and it is further amended by section 65 of, and paragraph 9 of Schedule 4 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39), with effect from a date to be appointed. Paragraph 4 of Schedule 6 was amended by section 109(1) of, and paragraph 390 of Schedule 8 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39). Schedule 6A was inserted by section 3 of, and paragraph 1(1) and (3) of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to, the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (c. 24).

(24)

1981 c. 54; section 74(3) was amended by article 3 of, and paragraphs 11 and 12(c) of the Schedule to, S.I. 2004/2035. The Act’s title was amended by section 59(5) of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 11 to, the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4).

(25)

1996 c. 25; section 19 was amended by section 109 of, and paragraph 377 of Schedule 8 to, the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39), section 331 of, and paragraphs 20 and 34 of Schedule 36 to, the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44) and section 15 of, and paragraph 251 of Schedule 4 to, the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4).

(27)

2003 c. 41; sections 36A, 36B, 118A and 118B were inserted by section 161 of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 (c. 12).

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