The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Appointed Day No. 4) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-03-21

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1019 (C.36)

CRIMINAL LAW, ENGLAND AND WALES
CRIMINAL LAW, SCOTLAND
The Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (Appointed Day No. 4) Order 1997

Made
21st March 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 28(2) and 54(8) of and paragraph 8(2) of Schedule 3 to 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. 4) Order 1997.

(2) This Order extends to England and Wales and Scotland only.

2.  15th April 1997 is hereby appointed for the purposes of sections 28 and 54 of and Schedule 3 to the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996.

Michael Howard
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
Home Office
21st March 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order appoints 15th April 1997 for the purposes of sections 28 and 54 of and Schedule 3 to the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996.
The provisions specified in article 2 of this Order apply—
(a)in the case of section 28 (which relates to the application of Part III and concerns preparatory hearings), in relation to an offence if any of the events mentioned in subsection (1) of that section occur in respect of that offence on or after 15th April 1997 (section 28(1));
(b)in the case of section 54 (tainted acquittals), in relation to acquittals in respect of offences alleged to be committed on or after 15th April 1997 (section 54(7));
(c)in the case of Schedule 3 (fraud), in relation to an offence if any of the events mentioned in paragraph 8(1) of that Schedule occur in respect of that offence on or after 15th April 1997 (Schedule 3, paragraph 8(1)).

(1)
1996 c. 25.
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