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”.