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23 1927



Persons Exempted from Serving as Jurors.


Persons Absolutely Exempted.

The Governor-General.

Members of the Oireachtas.

Members of the Defence Forces of Saorstát Eireann on full pay.

Members of the Gárda Síochána.

Persons holding any paid judicial office in Saorstát Eireann.

The Attorney-General of Saorstát Eireann.

The Comptroller and Auditor-General.

Members of the staff of the Oireachtas or either House thereof.

All officers and servants employed in any office attached to a Court of Justice or to the Chief Justice.

Persons holding any public office and paid out of public moneys or holding office under a local authority and paid out of local rates.

Clergymen in Holy Orders and other persons who teach or preach in any religious congregation and do not follow any secular occupation.

Persons in the employment of the Commissioners of Irish Lights.

Barristers-at-law actually practising as such.

Solicitors actually practising as such, including solicitors employed at a salary or otherwise to render services as solicitors exclusively to their employers.

Persons actually employed as clerks on work of a legal character by solicitors who are themselves exempted or entitled to be exempted as such solicitors.

Persons who cannot read or write and persons who from lunacy, imbecility of mind, deafness, blindness or other permanent infirmity are unfit to serve as jurors.


Persons Exempted but Entitled to Serve on Appllication.


Peace Commissioners.

Registered medical practitioners actually practising as such, including registered medical practitioners employed at a salary or otherwise to render medical services exclusively to their employers or to any particular class of persons.

Veterinary surgeons actually practising as such.

Registered dentists actually practising as such.

Pharmaceutical chemists duly registered actually practising as such.

Persons actually employed as professors, schoolmasters or teachers in any university, college, school, or academy.

Masters of vessels actually employed as such.

Duly licensed pilots.

Persons engaged in wholetime employment on the staff of any daily or weekly newspaper as editor (whether chief, subordinate, or special), literary manager, writer of articles, reporter, or artist.

Corporate Members of the Institution of Civil Engineers of Ireland engaged in the active practice of their profession.