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Northern Ireland (Trials)

Volume 890: debated on Monday 21 April 1975

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asked the Attorney-General what percentage of trials, during the year 1974, tried by a judge sitting alone in the superior courts of Northern Ireland, where a plea of not guilty had been entered to all counts of the indictment, concluded with a verdict of not guilty.

During 1974 the percentage in relation to persons tried by the superior courts of Northern Ireland, and including the Belfast Recorders Court, was 23ยท8.