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Qualification
Jurors must be registered to

Vote

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Qualification
How long must jurors have been a U.K. Citizen

5 years under the Juries Act

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Qualification
What age must jurors be between

18-70

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Disqualifications
Some criminal convictions and permanently if

Imprisoned for 5+ years

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Disqualifications
If you are on....

Bail

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Disqualifications
This type of illness disqualifies you

Mental

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Disqualifications
Certain disabilities disqualify you

Deaf or can't understand English

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Excusals
Can be excused if served on a jury in

Last 2 years

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Excusals
Can excuse yourself between these ages

65-70

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Excusals
Who used to be able to be excused but this act no longer allows this

Doctors under criminal justice act

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Discretionary excusals
You may not be excused but your jury service may be

Deferred

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Discretionary excusals
Who may be given an excusal

1) Members of the armed services
2) doctors, lawyers, chemists

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Discretionary excusals
What medical conditions may excuse you

1) illnesses
2) pregnancy

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Discretionary excusals
What reasons may lead to an excusals

1) holiday
2) exams

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Discretionary excusals
If a judge sits on a jury he must be issued with

Guidelines to ensure no bias

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You must sit on the jury unless

Disqualified or excused