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The Jury Act

C.C.S.M. c. J30

The Jury Act

1 Definitions
2 Jury duty
3 Disqualification
4 Language difficulty
5 Chief Sheriff to prepare jurors' roll
6 (1) Random selection of jurors
(2) Limited use of information on lists
7 (1) Access to appropriate lists
(2) Use of computer data base
8 (1) Describing jury districts
(2) Public examination of description
(3) Statutes and Regulations Act does not apply
9 (1) Determination of number of names on jury roll
(2) Variation of determination
10 Designation of sheriff responsible for district
11 Jurors' roll sent to sheriff
12 Notes to be made in records
13 Additional jurors' rolls
14 (1) Where duties of Chief Sheriff not carried out
(2) Rolls made by substitute to be valid
15 When old rolls may be used
16 Inspection of jurors' roll
17 (1) Judge may issue order to summon jurors
(2) Sheriff to summon jurors if required by judge
18 (1) Jurors summoned in order on roll
(2) Continuation of selection
19 (1) Summoning of jurors in excess of number specified
(2) Judge directing sheriff to summon additional jurors
20 Time for entry of civil jury trial
21 (1) Clerk's certificate
(2) Sheriff to summon jury
22 Summoning jurors
23 Minimum notice
24 Notices to accompany summons
24.1 (1) Leave of absence from employment
(2) Liability of employer for breach
(3) Penalty for reprisal
(4) Compensation order
(5) Calculation of loss
(6) Compensation order filed as judgment
(7) Compensation order not a bar
25 (1) Grounds for exemption
(2) Repealed
(3) Exemption on resummoning
26 (1) Disqualification or excuse
(2) Proof of medical grounds
(3) Repealed
(4) Notice of disqualification
27 Appeal of sheriff's decision
28 Grounds of exemption to be inserted in jurors list
29 Disclosure of names on panel
30 (1) Panel to be annexed to writ when returned
(2) Court may discharge surplus jurors
31 Jurors attendance limited to one month
32 (1) Juries in civil actions
(2) Verdict of five sufficient
(3) Trial by five jurors
33 (1) Trial
(2) Where six jurors cannot be sworn
(3) Addition to panel
34 Expenses of postponement
35 (1) Cards for selection of jury
(2) Cards in container
36 (1) Mode of balloting
(2) Disposal of remaining cards
37 Cards of sworn jurors
38 Draw for new jury before discharge of old jury
39 By consent same jury may try several issues
40 Challenges without cause
41 Challenges to be settled in open court
42 (1) Jurors fees and expenses
(2) Increase in fees
(3) Penalty for false declaration of expenses
(4) Payment of fees and expenses
43 (1) Jurors' pay list
(2) No pay for juror not appearing
(3) Pay list certified
44 Repealed
45 How jurors paid
46 Liability of jurors
47 (1) Juries to be kept in charge
(2) Permission to leave supervision
48 Publication of matters raised at trial
49 Non-disclosure of jury discussions
50 (1) Discussion concerning trial
(2) Communication with juror
(3) Exception
51 (1) Effect of irregularities
(2) Disqualified persons acting as jurors
52 Challenges not affected by section 51
53 Regulations