Criminal Justice Act 2011


Amendment of section 72A of Criminal Justice Act 2006.

11.— Section 72A of the Criminal Justice Act 2006 is amended, in subsection (2), by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (b):

“(b) the accused was informed before such failure occurred that he or she had the right to consult a solicitor and, other than where he or she waived that right, the accused was afforded an opportunity to so consult before such failure occurred.”.