Juries Act, 1945

Amendment of section 15 of the Principal Act.

3.—(1) The following subsections shall be substituted for subsections (3) and (4) of section 15 of the Principal Act:—

“(3) On or before the 15th day of April in the year 1946 and in every subsequent year every county registrar shall revise and finally settle the draft jurors lists for the registration area of which he is the registration officer and shall so settle such lists that (save for the insertion of the names and other particulars of those exempted persons who become entitled under this Act to have their names inserted therein) the same are in accordance with the register of electors for the said registration area required to be published by him on or before the 15th day of April in the year then current and contain the name of every person who is entered in such register of electors as qualified and liable for and not disqualified for or exempt from service as a juror and the name of no other person.

(4) The draft jurors lists for any registration area when revised and settled in accordance with the foregoing subsection shall (subject to any alterations subsequently made therein under this Act) be the jurors' list in force for the purposes of this Act for such registration area for one year from the 15th day of April in the year in which such revision and settlement takes place.”

(2) The jurors lists which, by virtue of subsection (4) of section 15 of the Principal Act, came into force on the 1st day of June, 1945, shall continue in force until the 14th day of April, 1946, and no longer.