The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Appointed Day No. 5) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-06-09

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1504 (C.59)

CRIMINAL LAW, NORTHERN IRELAND
The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Appointed Day No. 5) Order 1997

Made
9th June 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by sections 54(8) and 61(2) of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996(1) hereby makes the following Order:

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Appointed Day No. 5) Order 1997.

(2) This Order extends to Northern Ireland only.

2.  3Oth June 1997 is hereby appointed for the purposes of sections 54 and 61 of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996.

Marjorie Mowlam
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
Northern Ireland Office
9th June 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order, which extends to Northern Ireland only, appoints 30th June 1997 for the purposes of sections 54 and 61 of the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (“the Act”).
Section 54, 56, 57, 58, and 59 of the Act have effect in their application to Northern Ireland subject to the modifications set out in Schedule 4 to the Act.
The provisions specified in article 2 of this Order apply—
(a)in the case of section 54 (tainted acquittals), in relation to acquittals in respect of offences alleged to be committed on or after 30th June 1997 (section 54(7));
(b)in the case of section 61 (which relates to the application of section 58 and concerns the reporting of derogatory assertions), where the offence in question is committed on or after 30th June 1997 (section 61(1)).

(1)
1996 c. 25.
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