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JURIES ACT 1825

UK Public General Acts

Version 01/02/1991

1825 CHAPTER 50 6 Geo 4

Default Geographical Extent: E+W+S+N.I.


  • Version 01/02/1991

Introductory Text

Juries Act 1825

1825 CHAPTER 50 6 Geo 4

An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relative to Jurors and Juries.

[22nd June 1825]

Annotations:

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1 Short title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C2 Preamble omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1890 (c. 33)


1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F1 Ss. 1, 27, 50 repealed by Criminal Justice Act 1972 (c. 71), Sch. 6 Pt. I


2—26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F2 Whole Act except ss. 1, 27, 29 and 50 repealed by Courts Act 1971 (c. 23, SIF 37), s. 56, Sch. 11 Pt. I


27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F3 Ss. 1, 27, 50 repealed by Criminal Justice Act 1972 (c. 71), Sch. 6 Pt. I


28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F4 Whole Act except ss. 1, 27, 29 and 50 repealed by Courts Act 1971 (c. 23, SIF 37), s. 56, Sch. 11 Pt. I


29 The King shall only challenge for cause.

In all inquests to be taken before [F5 the Crown Court] , wherein the King is a party, howsoever it be, notwithstanding it be alleged by them that sue for the King that the jurors of those inquests, or some of them, be not indifferent for the King, yet such inquests shall not remain untaken for that cause, but if they that sue for the King will challenge any of those jurors, they shall assign of their challenge a cause certain, and the truth of the same challenge shall be inquired of according to the custom of the court; and it shall be proceeded to the taking of the same inquisitions as it shall be found, if the challenges be true or not, after the discretion of the court; . . . . . . F6

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F5 Words substituted by Courts Act 1971 (c. 23), Sch. 4 para. 3(2); saved by Juries Act 1974 (c. 23), s. 12(5)

F6 Words repealed by Criminal Justice Act 1948 (c. 58), Sch. 10 Pt. I


30—49. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F7

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F7 Whole Act except ss. 1, 27, 29 and 50 repealed by Courts Act 1971 (c. 23, SIF 37), s. 56, Sch. 11 Pt. I


50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F8 Ss. 1, 27, 50 repealed by Criminal Justice Act 1972 (c. 71), Sch. 6 Pt. I


51–64 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

F9 Whole Act except ss. 1, 27, 29 and 50 repealed by Courts Act 1971 (c. 23, SIF 37), s. 56, Sch. 11 Pt. I