Form of Jurors Oath Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisr/1996/268/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1996-07-02

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 268

JURIES
Form of Jurors Oath Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made
2nd July 1996

To be laid before Parliament

Coming into operation
1st August 1996

The Lord Chancellor in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Article 27(1) of the Juries (Northern Ireland) Order 1996(1) hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Form of Jurors Oath Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 1st August 1996.

Form of Jurors Oath to be taken in the Crown Court

2.  The oath taken by jurors in the Crown Court shall be in the following form:—

“I swear by Almighty God that I will faithfully try the defendant and give a true verdict according to the evidence”.

Mackay of Clashfern, C.
Dated 2nd July 1996.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)
This Order prescribes the form of oath to be taken by jurors in the Crown Court.

(1)
S.I. 1996/1141 (N.I. 6)
Read Entire Law on www.legislation.gov.uk