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Jury service

Under the Juries Act 1927 (SA) [s 12] a person is disqualified from jury service where that person:

  • has been convicted of an offence carrying the death penalty or life imprisonment as a maximum
  • has been sentenced to imprisonment for more than two years
  • in the previous ten years, has been imprisoned, detained in a youth training centre or been on probation or parole
  • in the previous five years, has been convicted of an offence punishable by imprisonment or had a driver's licence disqualified for more than six months
  • is on a current bond to be of good behaviour
  • has a charge punishable by imprisonment waiting to be heard.
Relevance  :  Last Revised: Thu Jun 16th 2016
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