Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008


Amendment of First Schedule to Juries Act 1976.

64.— The First Schedule to the Juries Act 1976 is amended—

(a) in Part I, by substituting—

Other persons

Persons who have—

(a) an incapacity to read, or

(b) an enduring impairment,

such that it is not practicable for them to perform the duties of a juror.”


Incapable persons

A person who because of insufficient capacity to read, deafness or other permanent infirmity is unfit to serve on a jury.”, and

(b) in Part II, by deleting “and under the age of seventy years”.