Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004

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The Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004[1]
Long title An Act to amend Part 1 of the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002; to make further provision concerning the public prosecution service established by that Act; to impose a new duty on certain criminal justice organisations in Northern Ireland in relation to human rights standards; to make provision consequential on the dissolution of the Juvenile Justice Board; to amend the law relating to bail in Northern Ireland; to provide for the transfer of certain prisoners from Northern Ireland to another part of the United Kingdom; to amend section 103 of the Terrorism Act 2000; to provide for driving while disqualified to be an arrestable offence in Northern Ireland; to re-enact with amendments sections 79 to 81 of the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 and make further provision about court security officers in Northern Ireland; to enable barristers in Northern Ireland to enter into contracts for the provision of their services; and for connected purposes.
Citation 2004 c 4
Territorial extent Northern Ireland, except that any amendment made by this Act has the same extent as the provision to which it relates.[2]
Royal assent 13 May 2004
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004 (c 4) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Section 19 - Commencement[edit]

The following orders have been made under this section:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 23 of this Act.
  2. ^ Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004, section 22

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