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Persons Disqualified from Jury Service


Disqualified


The following persons are disqualified from Jury Service and may not serve on a jury in any court.

  • Any person who has at any time been convicted by a court in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man and sentenced -
    • to imprisonment for life or for a term of five years or more; or
    • to be detained during Her Majesty’s pleasure or during the pleasure of the Secretary of State or during the pleasure of the Governor of Northern Ireland.
  • Any person who at any time in the last ten years has in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man -
    • served any part of a sentence of imprisonment or detention; or
    • been detained in a young offenders centre; or
    • has passed on him or (as the case may be) made in respect of him a recorded sentence or imprisonment, a suspended sentence of imprisonment or an order for detention; or
    • had made in respect of him a community service order.
  • Any person who at any time in the last five years has, in the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands, been placed on probation.