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District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975

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Schedule 1Minor and Consequential Amendment of Enactments

The Savings Bank (Scotland) Act 1819

1In section 2 (rules, etc., of Savings Banks including the confirmation of rules by justices), there shall be substituted—

(a)for the words " Justices of the Peace assembled at the Quarter Sessions of the Peace " the words " the sheriff" ;'

(b)for the word " Justices " the word " sheriff " ;

(c)for the words " Clerk of the said Justices" (wherever occurring) the words " the sheriff clerk".

2In section 4 (further provision in relation to the rules, etc., of Savings Banks), there shall be substituted—

(a)for the words " the Clerk of the said Justices " the words " the sheriff clerk " ;

(b)for the word " Sixpence " the words " 20 pence ".

The Game Act 1831

3In section 18 (licences to deal in game), for the words from the beginning to " less than two " there shall be substituted the words

Each islands and district council,

and for the words " such division or district" there shall be substituted the words

their area.

4In Schedule (A) (form of licence), for the words from the beginning to " said special session " there shall be substituted the words

The islands council of . . . (or, as the case may be) the . . . district council, and the words after " (Signed) " shall cease to have effect.

The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885

5In section 13 (summary proceedings against brothel keeper), for the words " summary conviction" there shall be substituted the words

conviction in the sheriff court or the district court, and the words from " Any person " to " such conviction " shall cease to have effect. ,

The Coal Mines Regulation Act 1887

6In section 12 (payment of miners by weight), for the words " a chairman of a court of quarter sessions "there shall be substituted the words

the sheriff.

The Burgh Police (Scotland) Act 1892

7In sections 120, 290, 333, 382, 405, 409, 410, 435, 438, 448, 453 and 467, and paragraphs (4), (5), (11), (17), (18), (20), (21), (22) and (24) of Schedule 5, for any reference to a magistrate there shall be substituted a reference to a district court.

8In section 272 (regulations as to omnibuses etc.), for the words " islands or district council" (where second occurring) there shall be substituted the words

district court.

9In section 326 (penalty for obstruction of workmen), for the words " magistrates, or any of them " there shall be substituted the words

district court or a justice of the peace.

10In section 380(6) (penalties), for the word " magistrates " there shall be substituted the words

islands or district council.

11In section 402 (unlicensed theatres may be entered), for the words " Any magistrate " and the words " the magistrates " there shall be substituted the words

a district court.

12In section 403 (suppression of brothels), for the words " The magistrate " there shall be substituted the words

A district court,

for the words " the magistrate " there shall be substituted the words

the court

and for the words " two magistrates " there shall be substituted the words

district court.

13In section 404 (house for entertainments being a nuisance), for the words " The magistrates " and " two magistrates " there shall be substituted respectively the words

A district courtand " a district court".

14In section 412 (goods found to be reported to police office), for the word " magistrate " (wherever occurring) there shall be substituted the words

district court.

15In section 413 (stolen goods to be delivered up to owner), for the word " magistrate" (wherever occurring) there shall be substituted the words

district court,

for the word " he " there shall be substituted the words

the court,

and for the word "magistrate's" there shall be substituted the words

district court's.

16In section 415 (unclaimed property to be disposed of), for the word " magistrate " (wherever occurring) there shall be substituted the words

district court.

17In section 436 (brokers to produce articles and books on demand), for the word " magistrate " (except where first occurring) there shall be substituted the words

district court.

18In section 439 (defacer of stolen goods to be held to be resetter), for the word " magistrate " there shall be substituted the words

district court.

19In section 465 (previous convictions may be proved), for the words " the magistrate" (where first occurring) there shall be substituted the words

any court of summary jurisdiction,

for the word " magistrate " (where second occurring) there shall be substituted the word

court,

and for the word " he" there shall be substituted the words

the court.

20In section 468 (horse etc. of persons arrested may be secured), for the words " any two magistrates " there shall be substituted the words

the district court.

21In section 470 (watchman may be placed in charge of shops left open), for the words " the magistrate " (where first occurring) there shall be substituted the words

any court of summary jurisdiction,

and for the word " magistrate " (where second occurring) there shall be substituted the word

court.

22In section 484 (signing of convictions and warrants), for the word " magistrate " there shall be substituted the words

justice of the peace.

23In section 491 (deposits as security for appearances), for the word " magistrate" (wherever occurring) there shall be substituted the words

district court,

and for the words from " clerk " onwards there shall be substituted the words

local authority concerned.

24In section 511 (forms when recovering civil debt), for the word " magistrate " (where first and second occurring) there shall be substituted the words

district court,

and for the word " magistrate " (where last occurring) there shall be substituted the words

justice of the peace.

The Public Order Act 1936

25In section 8(6) (application to Scotland), for the words from " and to the council" onwards there shall be substituted the words

there shall be substituted references to a region.

The Magistrates' Courts Act 1952

26In section 72A(2) (transfer of fine orders, Scotland), for the words "fifty pounds" there shall be substituted the words

one hundred pounds.

The Summary Jurisdiction (Scotland) Act 1954

27In section 77 (interpretation), the following amendments shall be made—

(a)in the definition of " Court " and " Court of summary jurisdiction ", for the words from " justice " onwards there shall be substituted the words

and district court;

(b)in the definition of " Justice of the peace ", for the words " for any " onwards there shall be substituted the words

for any commission area in Scotland acting within such commission area.;

(c)in the definition of " Prosecutor ", for the words " justice of the peace fiscal, burgh prosecutor " there shall be substituted the words

district prosecutor, depute district prosecutor, assistant district prosecutor.

The Licensing (Scotland) Act 1959

28In section 6 (casual vacancies in licensing courts and court of appeal), for the words "the first meeting of a quarter sessions, statutory or adjourned," there shall be substituted the words

a special meeting of the justices convened by the clerk of the peace for that purpose,.

The Police (Scotland) Act 1967

29In section 16 (declarations by constables), for the words from "justice" to "burgh" there shall be substituted the words

or justice of the peace.

30In section 17(1)(c) (functions of constables), for the words from " justice " to " burgh" there shall be substituted the words

or justice of the peace.

31In section 18(1) (jurisdiction of constables in border counties), for the words from " justice " to " magistrate " there shall be substituted the words

or justice of the peace.

32In section 45 (search warrants for police clothing etc.), for the words from " justice " to " burgh " there shall be substituted the words

or justice of the peace.

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