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The Crown Court (Children’s Evidence) (Dismissal of Transferred Charges) Rules (Northern Ireland) 1996

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2.—(1) In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires—

“the chief clerk” means the chief clerk of the Court at the place where a case is to be tried and includes such other members of the Northern Ireland Court Service as may be authorised to act on his behalf for the purpose in question;

“the Director of Public Prosecutions” means the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland;

“the Order” means the Children’s Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 and a reference to an Article or Schedule by number is a reference to the Article or Schedule so numbered in the Order.

(2) Any reference in these Rules to a form by number is a reference to that form so numbered in the Schedule to these Rules.

(3) The forms set out in the Schedule to these Rules or forms substantially to the like effect may be used with such variations as the circumstances may require.

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