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”.