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Juries Act, 1976

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Number 4 of 1976


JURIES ACT, 1976


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary

Section

1.

Short title.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Expenses.

4.

Repeals.

PART II

Qualification and Liability for Service as a Juror

5.

Jury districts.

6.

Qualification and liability for jury service.

7.

Ineligibility.

8.

Disqualification.

9.

Excusal from service.

PART III

Selection and Service of Jurors

10.

Supply of electoral registers.

11.

Empanelling of jurors.

12.

Summoning of jurors.

13.

Service of jury summons.

14.

Summoning of jurors to make up deficiency.

15.

Selection of jury from panel.

16.

Inspection of jury panel.

17.

Mode of swearing a jury.

18.

Administration of oath to jurors.

19.

Forms of oaths to be taken by jurors.

20.

Challenges without cause shown.

21.

Challenges for cause shown.

22.

View by jury.

23.

Death or discharge of juror during trial.

24.

Discontinuance of juror's service.

25.

Separation of jurors during trial.

26.

Non-effect of appeals as to electoral register on jury service.

PART IV

General

27.

Administrative instructions.

28.

Person standing mute.

29.

Jury service by employees and apprentices.

30.

Commission de lunatico inquirendo.

31.

Liability to serve on coroner's jury.

32.

Non-application of provisions to coroners' inquests.

33.

Restriction of functions of sheriff.

PART V

Offences

34.

Failure of juror to attend court etc.

35.

False statements by or on behalf of juror.

36.

Service by ineligible or disqualified person.

37.

Refusal to be sworn as a juror.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Persons Ineligibile and Persons Excusable as of Right

PART I

Persons Ineligible

PART II

Persons Excusable as of Right

SECOND SCHEDULE

Repeals

Acts Referred to

Children Act, 1908

1908, c. 67

Court Officers Act, 1945

1945, No. 25

Electoral Act, 1963

1963, No. 19

Interpretation Act, 1937

1937, No. 38

Oaths Act, 1888

1888, c. 46

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Number 4 of 1976


JURIES ACT, 1976


AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATING TO JURIES [2nd March, 1976]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: