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Courts Act 1971

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16(1)The Lord Chancellor may, with the concurrence of the Minister for the Civil Service, give a direction with respect to any clerk, bailiff, usher or messenger of a county court appointed by the registrar of that court under the proviso to section 28(1) of the County Courts Act 1959 (which relates to the case where the registrar's salary includes the remuneration of any such officer) or deemed to have been so appointed by virtue of section 205 of that Act; and where a direction is so given then, subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, that person's employment in court service shall be deemed for all purposes to be employment in the civil service of the State and, if a certificate has been issued to him by the Civil Service Commissioners, allowances may in his case be granted accordingly under the Superannuation Acts 1965 and 1967.

(2)Except in so far as the Minister for the Civil Service directs in any case, no account shall be taken for the purposes of this paragraph of court service before the issue of the certificate.

(3)For the purpose of this paragraph " court service" means employment as a clerk, bailiff, usher or messenger in the service of a county court, whether or not combined with employment as a clerk in the service of a district registry of the High Court.

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