Legislation to note: Jury Amendment Bill 2007

Thu Oct 25 2007

The Jury Amendment Bill 2007 was introduced in the Legislative Assembly on 23 October. The object of this Bill, as stated in the explanatory notes,�is to amend the _Jury Act 1977 _to:

(a) enable up to 3 additional jurors to be selected for certain criminal trials in the Supreme Court or District Court, and (b) ensure that only 12 members of a jury that is expanded with additional jurors may retire to consider the jury’s verdict.

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25 October 2007

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