Jury service

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A person is disqualified from jury service if he or she:

  • Has ever committed an offence carrying life imprisonment
  • Has in the last 10 years been detained in an institution or imprisoned
  • Has in the last 5 years been detained in a juvenile institution
  • Has been put on a recognisance to be of good behaviour
  • Is currently subject to a court order, bail parole or sentence

If you are unsure about whether you have to disclose a previous criminal record for a job, you should seek legal advice from a lawyer who practises in employment law.