Criminal Justice Act 2003

Justice written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice

(1) which provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 have not yet come into force; and when he expects each to come into force;

(2) which provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 have yet to come into force; and when he expects each to come into force.

Photo of Jack Straw Jack Straw The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

Only a small percentage of the 335 substantive sections in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 have yet to be fully implemented. These are: S.23A; s.34-s.35; s.43; s.62-s.66; s.137-s.138; s.151; s.154-s.155; s.161; s.181; s.188; s.280-s.283; and s.298.

Officials are actively working on these areas of legislation with a view to implementation, considering resource implications; undertaking pilot exercises; or examining other necessary procedures and practices.

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