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Courts Act 1971

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18(1)Section 17 of the Judicature Act 1925 (cases relating to rates and taxes) shall apply to a person acting as judge, or one of the judges, in the Crown Court as it applies to a judge of the High Court.

(2)Any Order in Council under section 53 of the Judicature Act 1925 (vacations) may make different provision for different parts of the country.

(3)In section 84(1) of the Judicature Act 1925 (power by Order in Council to direct location of district registries) for the words from the beginning to " Order in Council" substitute

The Lord Chancellor may by order contained in a statutory instrument. The amendment made by this sub-paragraph shall not invalidate any Order in Council made under the said section 84(1), and any such Order in Council may be varied or revoked by an order made by the Lord Chancellor under the said section 84(1) as amended.

(4)In section 99(2) of the Judicature Act 1925 (rules of court which may increase expenditure out of public funds) references to the Supreme Court shall not include the Crown Court.

(5)In section 118(1) for the words from the beginning to "every such officer " substitute

Each of the officers specified in Schedule 3 to this Act.

(6)In section 210(1) of the Judicature Act 1925 (council of judges to consider operation of Act) for the words " Supreme Court" where they first occur substitute

Court of Appeal and of the High Court.

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