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Administration of Justice Act 1977

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

    1. 1. Legal aid, advice and assistance.

    2. 2. Determination of expenses etc.

    3. 3. Enforcement of maintenance orders.

    4. 4. Obligations, awards and judgments expressed in foreign currency.

    5. 5. Appeals etc. from courts-martial.

    6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 7. Extent of powers of receivers and managers in respect of companies.

    8. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    9. 9, 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    10. 11. Funds in Court.

  3. Part II England and Wales

    1. Circuit judges and county courts

      1. 12. Alteration of qualifications for appointment as Circuit judge.

      2. 13—16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 17. County court jurisdiction in respect of arbitrations.

      4. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 19. County court registrars.

      6. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Other provisions about courts

      1. 22. Membership of Rule Committees.

      2. 23. Jurisdiction of ancient courts.

    3. Land Registration

      1. 24.In section 82(3) of the Land Registration Act 1925—

      2. 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 26. Alteration of methods of protecting mortgages of registered land.

    4. Estates of deceased persons

      1. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 28. Distribution of estate of intestate leaving surviving spouse.

  4. Part III Other Provisions

    1. Scotland

      1. 29. Admission of written statements and reports.

    2. Northern Ireland

      1. 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Supplementary

      1. 31. Financial provision.

      2. 32. Citation etc.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. Part I

        1. 1–3.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II

        1. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Amendments of Enactments Relating to Determination of Expenses Etc.

      1. Part I England and Wales

        1. Coroners Act 1887

          1. 1.. . .

        2. Welsh Courts Act 1942

          1. 2.The following subsections shall be substituted for section 3(1) of...

        3. Coroners Act 1954

          1. 3.In section 1(1) of the Coroners Act 1954 for the...

        4. Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1973

          1. 4.In section 17 of the Costs in Criminal Cases Act...

        5. Administration of Justice Act 1973

          1. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973

          1. 6.In paragraph 13(1) of Schedule 3 to the Powers of...

        7. Juries Act 1974

          1. 7.In section 19 of the Juries Act 1974 (payment for...

      2. Part II Scotland

        1. Juries Act 1949

          1. 8.In section 24(1) of the Juries Act 1949 (payment in...

        2. District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975

          1. 9.In section 17 of the District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975—...

      3. Part III

        1. 10–12.. . . . . . . . . ....

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Maintenance Orders

      1. Registration etc. of maintenance orders in England and Wales

        1. 1.The following subsections shall be substituted for subsection (2) of...

        2. 2.The following subsection shall be inserted after subsection (6) of...

        3. 3.After subsection (6) of section 4 of the said Act...

        4. 4.In section 5 of the said Act of 1958 (cancellation...

        5. 5.The following subsections shall be substituted for section 23(2) of...

        6. 6.The following subsection shall be inserted after section 18(3) of...

        7. 7.In section 21(2) of the said Act of 1950 (evidence...

        8. 8.The following section shall be substituted for section 23 of...

        9. 9.In section 24 of the said Act of 1950 (cancellation...

        10. 10.Maintenance orders made by the Court of Session or the...

      2. Service of process

        1. 11.In section 15 of the Maintenance Orders Act 1950 (service...

      3. Enforcement of payment of capital sums in Scottish divorce actions

        1. 12.In section 16 of that Act (which provides for the...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Curtailment of Jurisdiction of Certain Ancient Courts

      1. Part I Descriptions of Courts

        1. Courts Baron.

        2. Courts Leet.

        3. Customary Courts of the manor.

        4. Courts of Pie Poudre.

        5. Courts of the Staple.

        6. Courts of the clerks of the markets (or clerk of...

        7. Hundred Courts.

        8. Law Days.

        9. Views of Frankpledge.

        10. Common law (or Sheriffs’) county courts as known before the...

      2. Part II Specific Courts

        1. The Basingstoke Court of Ancient Demesne.

        2. The Coventry Court of Orphans.

        3. The Great Grimsby Foreign Court.

        4. The King’s Lynn Court of Tolbooth.

        5. In the City of London, the Court of Husting and...

        6. The Macclesfield Court of Portmote.

        7. The Maidstone Court of Conservancy.

        8. The Melcombe Regis Court of Husting.

        9. The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Courts of Conscience or Requests and Conservancy.

        10. The Norwich Court of Mayoralty.

        11. The Peterborough Dean and Chapter’s Court of Common Pleas.

        12. The Ramsey (Cambridgeshire) Court of Pleas.

        13. The Ripon Court Military.

        14. The Ripon Dean and Chapter’s Canon Fee Court.

        15. The St. Albans Court of Requests.

        16. The Court of the Hundred, Manor and Borough of Tiverton....

        17. The York Courts of Husting, Guildhall and Conservancy.

        18. The Ancient Prescriptive Court of Wells.

        19. The Cheney (or Cheyney) Court of the Bishop of Winchester....

      3. Part III Business Customary for Certain Courts

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Repeals

      1. Part I Judgments etc in Foreign Currency

      2. Part II Determination of Expenses etc

      3. Part III Oaths and Affirmations

      4. Part IV Appeals

      5. Part V Ancient Courts

      6. Part VI Miscellaneous

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