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1. what is the special rule regarding armed forces members?

  • will be excused if commanding officer certifies absence
  • they are not excused from service
  • they cannot be chosen for jury service
  • they may appeal to be excused
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2. give two situations that would disqualify a juror

  • attending a wedding / funeral
  • Imprisoned for life / is on Bail
  • sick / in hospital
  • on holiday / not in the country

3. In which civil courts may a jury be used?

  • County Courts & High Courts
  • Crown Court
  • Magistrates Court
  • Royal Court

4. In which criminal court is a jury used?

  • High Court
  • Crown Court
  • Magistrates Court
  • Royal Court

5. what other two qualifications are required for jury service?

  • be on the electoral roll / lived in the UK for at least 3 years
  • be on the electoral roll / lived in the UK for at least 5 years
  • be on the electoral roll / lived in the UK for at least 10 years
  • be on the electoral roll / lived in the UK for at least 1 year

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