Juries- Qualifications

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Which Act sets out the qualifications of juries?
Juries Act 1974
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What is the age range?
18-70, being raised to 75
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How long must you live in UK?
5 years, from the age of 13
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For what reasons will you be disqualified permenantly?
life sentence, extended sentence, 5+ years or imprisoned for public protection
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For what reasons will you be disqualified temporarily?
sentenced in last 10 years, suspended, community or on bail
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For what reasons would you be ineligible?
mental disorder, physical disability, language
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What reasons would be accepted for excusal?
armed forces, MP, surgeon, over 65, religion or you've been a jury member in last 2 years
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Reasons for discharge
knowing someone, being a victim in a similar case
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Why would deferral be granted and who by?
for a 'good reason' by the Jury Central Summoning Board
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Which Act removed the bar on those working in legal system?
Criminal Justice Act 2003
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