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Administration of Justice Act 1970

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5The Vice-Chancellor

(1)The Lord Chancellor may, from among the puisne judges for the time being attached to the Chancery Division of the High Court, nominate one of them to be Vice-Chancellor, who shall be responsible to the Lord Chancellor (as president of the Chancery Division) for the organisation and management of the business of the division.

(2)The Vice-Chancellor shall be included among the persons with power under section 99(4) of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 to make rules of court; and in that subsection—

(a)for the words " and four other judges " there shall be substituted the words

the Vice-Chancellor and three other judges; and

(b)for the words "The four" there shall be substituted the words

The three.

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