Who is eligible?

The exact requirements of eligibility can be found in the Section 19. of the Supreme Court Act, on the Gibraltar Laws website.

In summary,

You may be asked to do jury service if you:

  • are at least 18 years old and no more than 65 years old;
  • are listed on the electoral register; and
  • have lived in Gibraltar for any period of at least five years since before the jury list was drawn up.

You will not be included on the jury list if:

  • there are mental health issues and by reason of these you cannot reasonably be expected to perform the duties of a juror;
  • you do not have an adequate knowledge of English to perform the duties of a juror;
  • you are disqualified due to your criminal record; or
  • you are ineligible due to your profession (see details below)

The exact details for the above can be found in Sect. 19 of the Supreme Court Act, on the Gibraltar Laws website (www.gibraltarlaws.gov.gi)