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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 94: Defence access to premises

This section introduces a power for a court, in criminal proceedings, to order access to specified premises for the defendant.

The section directs that an order will only be made where appropriate, and where it is required in connection with the preparation of the defendant’s defence (or appeal), authorising entry into and inspection of the premises and any other specified activity on the premises or in relation to anything on them.

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