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Administration of Justice Act 1973

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Justices of the Peace

    1. 1.Appointment of justices of the peace, and supplemental list

    2. 2.Stipendiary magistrates

    3. 3.Courses of instruction for justices of the peace

    4. 4.Amendment as to right to practise of justices of the peace who are solicitors

    5. 5.Consequential

  3. Part II Miscellaneous

    1. 6.Jurisdiction of county courts in relation to land

    2. 7.Extension of power to refer proceedings or questions arising in proceedings in county courts to arbitration or for inquiry and report

    3. 8.Extension of powers of court in action by mortgagee of dwelling-house

    4. 9.Judicial salaries

    5. 10.Judicial pensions (increase of widow's and children's pensions)

    6. 11.Pensions of higher judiciary

    7. 12.Retirement of higher judiciary in event of incapacity

    8. 13.Pension etc. of president of pensions appeal tribunals

    9. 14.Pensions of resident magistrates in Northern Ireland

    10. 15.Qualification for appointment as deputy Circuit judge

    11. 16.Appointment of deputy district registrars of High Court and deputy county court registrars

    12. 17.Payment of interpreters in criminal cases (England and Wales)

    13. 18.Payment of interpreters in criminal cases (Northern Ireland)

  4. Part III Supplementary

    1. 19.Repeals

    2. 20.Commencement and transitional

    3. 21.Short title and extent

  5. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Justices of the Peace (Consequential Re-Enactments and Amendments)

      1. Part I Retirement and Superannuation of Stipendiary Magistrates

        1. 1.(1) A stipendiary magistrate appointed on or after the 25th...

        2. 2.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, where a...

        3. 3.In this Part of this Schedule " stipendiary magistrate "...

      2. Part II Supplemental List for England and Wales

        1. 4.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (6) below there shall be entered...

        2. 5.(1) A person's name shall be removed from the supplemental...

        3. 6.(1) Subject to the following sub-paragraphs, a justice of the...

        4. 7.Any such act as is mentioned in paragraph 6(2)(a) to...

      3. Part III Travelling, Subsistence and Financial Loss Allowances

        1. 8.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, a justice...

      4. Part IV Amendments

        1. 9.(1) Subject to any express amendment or repeal made by...

        2. 10.(1) In section 1 of the Metropolitan Police Act 1829...

        3. 11.(1) In Schedule 1 to the Administration of Justice (Pensions)...

        4. 12.In the Justices of the Peace Act 1949 in section...

    2. Schedule 2

      Jurisdiction of County Courts in relation to Land

      1. Part I Amendments as to Limit on Jurisdiction

      2. Part II Related Amendments

    3. Schedule 3

      Increase of Certain Widow's and Children's Pensions in Northern Ireland

      1. 1.The enactments in relation to which section 10 of this...

      2. 2.In relation to the provisions to which section 10 of...

      3. 3.In relation to any of the provisions to which section...

    4. Schedule 4

      Pensions of Higher Judiciary

      1. 1.— (1) Any Lord of Appeal in Ordinary, any Judge...

      2. 2.(1) Subject to paragraph 4 below, the annual rate of...

      3. 3.The relevant service for purposes of this Schedule is—

      4. 4.(1) Neither this Schedule nor any repeal made by Part...

    5. Schedule 5

      Repeals

      1. Part I Obsolete etc. Enactments

      2. Part II Justices of the Peace

      3. Part III County Court Jurisdiction

      4. Part IV Judicial Salaries

      5. Part V Judicial Pensions

      6. Part VI Deputy District and County Court Registrars

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