1

This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (Commencement No 14) Order 2004.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 20 August 2004: (no specific commencement provision).

2

2

Subject to article 3, subsections (1)(a) and (3) of section 32 of the 1988 Act, so far as they are not already in force, shall come into force on 1st September 2004 in so far as they relate to proceedings to which subsection (1A)(a) of section 32 applies.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 20 August 2004: (no specific commencement provision).

3

3

(1)    This Order shall not apply if the trial, appeal or the hearing, as the case may be, has begun before 1st September 2004.

(2)    For the purposes of this Order, the start of the trial shall be taken to occur at the time when the jury are sworn.

(3)    The reference in paragraph (2) to the time when the jury are sworn includes the time when that jury would be sworn but for the making of an order under Part 7 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (trials on indictment without a jury).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Date Made

Date made: 20 August 2004: (no specific commencement provision).

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Signature

Fiona Mctaggart

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Home Office

20th August 2004

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 1st September 2004 sections 32(1)(a) and (3) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 for the purposes of trials on indictment, appeals to the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal and hearings of references under section 9 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1995. The effect of the Order is to enable evidence to be given in these proceedings through a live television link where the witness is outside the United Kingdom.

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