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The Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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[F1Interpretation of Articles 26A and 26BN.I.

26C(1) This Article applies for the purposes of Articles 26A and 26B.

[F2(1A) “Anonymous elector information” means the name, address, date of birth or national insurance number of a person who is identified as having an anonymous entry in the register of electors on the Divisional Jurors List or on any panel prepared under Article 5, where such information was obtained as a result of its inclusion in the Divisional Jurors List or the panel prepared under Article 5.]

(2) Court official ” means—

(a)an officer of the court (see Article 2(2)); or

(b)a court security officer.

(3) Electoral officer ” means—

(a)the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland; or

(b)a person to whom any of his functions are delegated under section 14A(2) of the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 or Article 9(2) of the Electoral Law (Northern Ireland) Order 1972.

(4) Juror information ” means information which identifies (or from which it is possible to identify) a particular person as being or as having been—

(a)a juror;

(b)listed on any Divisional Jurors List or on any panel prepared under Article 5; or

(c)selected for inclusion on any such List under Article 4(1) and (2).

(5) Jury check guidelines ” means guidelines issued by the [F3 relevant authority ] relating to the making of additional checks on jurors and the exercise by the Crown of its right under Article 15(4). [F4 ; and for this purpose “ relevant authority ” means—

(a)in relation to cases in which national security or terrorism is involved, the Advocate General for Northern Ireland;

(b)in relation to other cases, the Attorney General for Northern Ireland.]

(6) Member of the police service ” means—

(a)a member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland;

(b)a member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland Reserve;

(c)a member of the police support staff (within the meaning of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000).]

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