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4 1976




Short title.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Juries Act, 1976.


2. —(1) In this Act—

county” means an administrative county;

jury summons” means a summons under section 12;

the Minister” means the Minister for Justice.

(2) References in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as references to that enactment as amended or extended by any subsequent enactment, including this Act.

(3) (a) A reference in this Act to a section or Schedule as a reference to a section of, or a Schedule to, this Act, unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended.

(b) A reference in this Act to a subsection is a reference to the subsection of the section in which the reference occurs unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended.


3. —The expenses incurred by the Minister in the administration of this Act shall, to such extent as may be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.


4. —Each enactment mentioned in the Second Schedule is hereby repealed to the extent specified in column (3) of that Schedule.