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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 100: Witness summons in a magistrates’ court

This section allows magistrates’ courts to consider applications for third party disclosure in respect of any evidence that may be of use to a party to the proceedings in presenting their case. This brings the powers of the magistrates’ courts into line with those available to the Crown Court.

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