Practice Direction (Jury Service: Excusal): SC 22 Mar 2005

In view of the new categories of people may be called to jury service, the court gave amended guidelines on principles allowing excusal. The new categories might have greater responsibilities by way of public service commitments. Applications for excusal must be dealt with with common sense. Directions were also given for situations arising where jurors found some direct connection with the case or where personal difficulties arose.


Lord Woolf LCJ


Times 24-Mar-2005


Criminal Justice Act 2003 321


England and Wales


ReplacedPractice Direction (Jury Service: Excusal) 1988
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AmendedPractice Direction (Criminal Proceedings: Consolidation) CACD 8-Jul-2002
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 17 July 2022; Ref: scu.223831