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    Been called up for jury duty, something i'd be quite interested in doing, however it's three days after I move for uni and on the same day as my courses start date.

    I don't want to miss the first week of university but at the same time I don't want a £1000 fine. What can I do?
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    (Original post by samrichardsonn)
    Been called up for jury duty, something i'd be quite interested in doing, however it's three days after I move for uni and on the same day as my courses start date.

    I don't want to miss the first week of university but at the same time I don't want a £1000 fine. What can I do?
    Not much tbh.
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    (Original post by Cubone-r)
    Not much tbh.
    Absolute pain in the arse
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    (Original post by samrichardsonn)
    Absolute pain in the arse
    Can you not postpone jury duty using University at the reason? I know when researching it earlier in the year I could postpone it once but then be required to do it the 2nd time. Since I have the fun of likely being called for jury duty while at university in another country
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    (Original post by Penguinfarts)
    Can you not postpone jury duty using University at the reason? I know when researching it earlier in the year I could postpone it once but then be required to do it the 2nd time. Since I have the fun of likely being called for jury duty while at university in another country
    The only time you can use university as an excuse to avoid jury service is when you have an exam on the day(s) of service; at least that is how it works in the UK I believe.
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    (Original post by Penguinfarts)
    Can you not postpone jury duty using University at the reason? I know when researching it earlier in the year I could postpone it once but then be required to do it the 2nd time. Since I have the fun of likely being called for jury duty while at university in another country

    Thinking about just patching it. Can't prove I received the letter
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    (Original post by samrichardsonn)
    Thinking about just patching it. Can't prove I received the letter
    Aye, one of my friends opened a letter and it was for jury service, thing is that it was for like 2 months previous and nothing ever happened to her.
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    I mean if you are looking for some interesting responses, this thread gave me quite a laugh.https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho...d.php?t=970482
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    (Original post by Penguinfarts)
    I mean if you are looking for some interesting responses, this thread gave me quite a laugh.https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho...d.php?t=970482
    That give me some giggles

    'Alternatively, you could shoot yourself in the face. That would get you out of it' has to be my favourite.
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    You can postpone jury duty for the first time
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    (Original post by bones-mccoy)
    You can postpone jury duty for the first time
    Got a letter the other day saying I didn't need to go and that the original letter was down to an admin error. happy days
 
 
 
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