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Courts Act 1971

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30(1)For section 115(3) of the Representation of the People Act 1949 substitute the following subsection:—

(3)A barrister shall not be qualified to constitute an election court for the trial of an election petition relating to any local government area in which he resides, or which is included in a circuit on which he practises as a barrister.

(2)In section 123(1) of the said Act for the words " at assizes " substitute

in the High Court.

(3)In section 135(2) of the said Act for the words "under the Levy of Fines Act 1822 or " substitute

as if forfeited by the Crown Court, or, in Northern Ireland under.

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