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Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1933

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Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1933

1933 CHAPTER 31

An Act to amend section ten of the Criminal Justice Administration Act, 1914, and sub-section (4) of section nineteen of the Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act, 1930, and otherwise to amend the criminal law in Northern Ireland.

[9th November 1933]

S. 1 rep. by 1953 c. 14 (NI)

S. 2 rep. by 1950 c. 5 (NI)

3Unlawful possession of pension documents.N.I.

(1)If any person in Northern Ireland receives, detains or has in his possession any document to which this section applies as a pledge or a security for a debt, or with a view to obtaining payment from the person entitled thereto of a debt due either to himself or to any other person, he shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding[F1 level 3 on the standard scale]F1, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or to both such fine and imprisonment.

(2)This section applies to certificates or official documents evidencing or issued in connection with the right of persons to pensions or allowances payable out of—

(a)any grant which may be made out of the Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland or the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, in pursuance of any Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland or the Parliament of the United Kingdom, for civil or police non-effective services; or

(b)the Teachers' Superannuation Fund, established by the Teachers' Superannuation Act (Northern Ireland), 1926 [1926 c.16] .

F11984 NI 3

S. 4 rep. by 1949 c. 1 (NI); 1950 c. 5 (NI)

S. 5 rep. by 1954 c. 33 (NI)

6Short title.N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland), 1933.

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