Courts and Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2023

Amendment of section 35 of Act of 1976

29. Section 35 of the Act of 1976 is amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) If any person who has been duly summoned as a juror makes or causes or permits to be made on his behalf a false representation to—

(a) the county registrar or any person acting on his behalf,

(b) a relevant member of staff, or

(c) a judge,

with the intention of evading jury service, he or she shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding €500.”.