The right to a trial by a jury of your peers is at the heart of our justice system and is one of its oldest institutions. Jury service is one of the most important duties that you can be asked to perform as a citizen.
You do not need special knowledge or abilities to act as a juror. FInd out more about what Jury Service involves.
Find information on completing the Reply To Jury Summons form here.
Jurors are selected at random and are sworn to give a verdict on the basis of evidence given in a court case.
The assumption is that ordinary people applying their common sense, can arrive at a fair and reasonable verdict.
Find information on exemption here.
What about my job?
All those summoned for jury service must attend in court on the date indicated on your summons..
Names of jurors are selected randomly for a particular case. Even though you are called for jury service, you may not actually serve.
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