Criminal Evidence Act 1992

14B

F20 [ Wigs and gowns

14B. Where a person who is under 18 years of age

(a) is giving evidence in respect of a relevant offence, or

(b) is giving evidence in respect of any other offence of which he or she is a victim,

neither the judge nor the barrister or solicitor concerned in the examination of the witness shall wear a wig or gown. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F20

Inserted (30.05.2018) by Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (28/2017), s. 30(f), S.I. No. 173 of 2018.

Editorial Notes:

E19

Previous affecting provision: section inserted by Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017 (2/2017), s. 36, not commenced; repealed (27.11.2017) by Criminal Justice (Victims of Crime) Act 2017 (28/2017), s. 6(a), S.I. No. 530 of 2017.