Jury Act 1977 No 18
Current version for 31 January 2014 to date (accessed 21 December 2014 at 20:55)
Part 8Section 57

57   Majority verdicts in civil proceedings

(1)  Where the jury in civil proceedings have retired for more than 4 hours and they are unable to agree on their verdict:
(a)  in the case of a jury consisting of 4 persons, the decision of 3 jurors, or
(b)  in the case of a jury consisting of 12 persons or, pursuant to section 22 (b), 9, 10 or 11 persons, the decision of 8 jurors,
shall be taken as the verdict of all.
(2)  A reference in this section to a verdict includes a reference to an answer to any specific question put to the jury by the court.
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