Juries Amendment Bill 1998
|Long Title||This Bill amends the Juries Act 1957 and provides for|
a more effective method of serving jury summonses; more widespread use of computer technology in the jury selection process; increasing the age limit of prospective jurors
excluding persons from jury service where they have been subject to a suspended imprisonment order; and
a reduction in the number of citizens required to be summoned for jury service through reducing the number of peremptory challenges.
|Status||Assented to 05/27/2000|
Royal Assent given 27 May 2000 as Act No. 12 of 2000. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
|Previous Versions of this Bill|