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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.Temporary additional judges for Employment Appeal Tribunal

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

    8. 8.Oaths and affirmations

  3. Part II England and Wales

    1. Supreme Court

      1. 9.Appeals

      2. 10.Appointment to office

      3. 11.Funds in court

    2. Circuit judges and county courts

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

      2. 13.Sittings of county courts

      3. 14.Injunctions and declarations in county courts

      4. 15.Limits on Admiralty and probate jurisdiction of county courts

      5. 16.Right of audience in county courts

      6. 17.County court jurisdiction in respect of arbitrations

      7. 18.Register of county court judgments

      8. 19.County court registrars

      9. 20.Proof of service of process

    3. Magistrates™ courts

      1. 21.Persons to preside at meetings of justices

    4. Other provisions about courts

      1. 22.Membership of Rule Committees

      2. 23.Jurisdiction of ancient courts

    5. Land registration

      1. 24.Rectification of the register

      2. 25.Inspection and copying of registers and documents in custody of Land Registry in connection with criminal proceedings etc

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

    6. Estates of deceased persons

      1. 27.Proceedings against estates

      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.Increase in limits on jurisdiction under s. 68 of Lunacy Regulation (Ireland) Act 1871

    3. Supplementary

      1. 31.Financial provision

      2. 32.Citation etc

    1. Schedule 1

      Legal aid, advice and assistance

      1. PART I England and Wales

      2. Part II Scotland

    2. Schedule 2

      Amendments of enactments relating to determination of expenses etc

      1. PART I England and Wales

      2. Part II Scotland

      3. Part III United Kingdom

    3. Schedule 3

      Maintenance orders

    4. Schedule 4

      Curtailment of jurisdiction of certain ancient courts

      1. PART I Descriptions of courts

      2. Part II Specific courts

      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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