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Courts Act 1971

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1(1)On the appointed day the persons then holding office as—

Vice-Chancellor of the County Palatine of Lancaster,

Recorder of London, and

Common Serjeant shall, by virtue of their offices, become Circuit judges.

(2)On the appointed day any person who, immediately before that day, held one of the following judicial offices (being offices to which no further appointments are to be made or which cease by virtue of this Act) shall, by virtue of this paragraph, become a Circuit judge:—

Official Referee to the Supreme Court Recorder of Liverpool Recorder of Manchester Additional Judge of the Central Criminal Court Assistant Judge of the Mayor's and City of London Court County Court Judge Whole-time Chairman or whole-time Deputy Chairman of courts of quarter sessions for Greater London, Cheshire, Durham, Kent and Lancashire.

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