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Name: Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act, 2011 (No. 34 of 2011).
Country: Bahamas
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-11-04
Entry into force:
ISN: BHS-2011-L-90307
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=90307&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Bahamas Laws On-line, Government of the Bahamas PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-08-08)
Abstract/Citation: Makes minor wording amendments to sections 7, 9, 19, 12, 213, 235, and 237. Section 170 is amended by adding a new subsection (3) concerning abolishing the right to make an unsworn statement in answer to a criminal charge. Section 173 is amended by inserting a new subsection (10) concerning court directions to the jury with respect to alibi statements. Section 176 is repealed and replaced by a new section concerning order of speeches. Section 185 is repealed and replaced by a new section concerning evidence for arriving at proper sentence. Section 213 is repealed and replaced by a new section concerning limitation of time for proceedings for summary offences. A new subsection (4A) is added to section 258 concerning voluntary bills of indictment.
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