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Administration of Justice Act 1977

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Schedule 4Curtailment of Jurisdiction of Certain Ancient Courts

Part IDescriptions of Courts

Courts Baron. Courts Leet. Customary Courts of the manor. Courts of Pie Poudre. Courts of the Staple. Courts of the clerks of the markets (or clerk of the market). Hundred Courts. Law Days. Views of Frankpledge. Common law (or Sheriffs') county courts as known before the passing of the County Courts Act 1846.

Part IISpecific Courts

The Basingstoke Court of Ancient Demesne. The Coventry Court of Orphans. The Great Grimsby Foreign Court. The King's Lynn Court of Tolbooth. In the City of London, the Court of Husting and the Sheriffs' Courts for the Poultry Compter and the Giltspur Street Compter. The Macclesfield Court of Portmote. The Maidstone Court of Conservancy. The Melcombe Regis Court of Husting. The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Courts of Conscience or Requests and Conservancy. The Norwich Court of Mayoralty. The Peterborough Dean and Chapter's Court of Common Pleas. The Ramsey (Cambridgeshire) Court of Pleas. The Ripon Court Military. The Ripon Dean and Chapter's Canon Fee Court. The St. Albans Court of Requests. The Court of the Hundred, Manor and Borough of Tiverton. The York Courts of Husting, Guildhall and Conservancy. The Ancient Prescriptive Court of Wells. The Cheney (or Cheyney) Court of the Bishop of Winchester.

Part IIIBusiness Customary for Certain Courts

CourtBusiness which the court may sit to transact
The Alcester (Warwickshire) Court Leet, Court Baron and View of Frankpledge.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The presentation of audited accounts of the manor.

The Ashburton Courts Leet and Baron.

The appointment of a portreeve and other officers.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The Bideford Manor Court.

The appointment of a people's warden, tything man and waywardens.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The Court Leet and Court Baron of die Ancient Manor of Bowes in the County of Durham.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The presentation of audited accounts of the manor. The management of the commons in the manor.

The Ancient Court Leet and Court Baron of the Manor of Bromsgrove.

The appointment of a bailiff, reeve and other officers.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The annual proclamation of the ancient charter granted in or about 1199. The observance of the ancient custom of the Midsummer Fair.

The Bucklebury Court Baron.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The appointment of tythingmen and haywards.

The Courts Leet and Baron of the Barony of Cemaes in the County of Dyfed.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The management of the common lands on the Preseli Hills in the County of Dyfed.

The Clifton Courts Leet and Baron and View of Frankpledge.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The appointment of pasture masters or by el aw men and other officers.

The Manorial Court for the Hundred and Borough of Cricklade.

The appointment of a hayward.

The management of the common lands in the Hundred and Borough of Cricklade.

The Croyland View of Frankpledge, Court Leet and Great Court Baron.The management of the commons and village greens within the Lordship of Croyland.
The Danby Court Leet and Court Baron.The management of the commons in the manor of Danby.
The Manor of Dorney with Boveney Court Leet with Court Baron and View of Frankpledge.The taking of presentments with respect to matters relating to Dorney and Lake End Commons.
The Manor Court of Dunstone (otherwise Blackslade).

The appointment of a foreman and reeve.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The management of the commons in the manor.

The Court Baron of East Horndon.The management of the commons in the manor of East Horndon.
The Courts Leet and Baron of the Manors of Eton-cum-Stockdales in Colenorton.

The appointment of a bailiff and hayward.

The taking of presentments with respect to the management of the commons in the manors and other matters of local concern.

The Manor of Fyling Court LeetThe management of the commons in the manor.
The Court Baron for the Manor of Heaton in the City of Bradford.

The annual appointment of a foreman. The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The occasional perambulation of boundaries.

The Court Leet and Court Baron of the Manor of Henley-in-Arden in the County of Warwick.The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.
The Town and Manor of Hunger-ford and Manor and Liberty of Sanden Fee Hocktide Court and Court Leet.

The appointment of a constable, portreeve, tithingmen and other officers.

The administration and regulation of common rights and matters connected therewith.

The City of London Court of Husting.The enrolment of wills and deeds.
The Manor of Mickley Court Leet and Court Baron.The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.
The Court Leet and Baron of the Manor of Mynachlogddu in the County of Dyfed.The management of the common lands in the Parish of Mynachlogddu.
The Norwich Court of Mayoralty.The admission of freemen of the City of Norwich.
The Court Leet of the Island and Royal Manor of Portland.The taking of presentments with respect to the common wastes of the manor.
The Southampton Court Leet.The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.
The Southwark Courts Leet and Views of Frankpledge for (respectively) the King's Manor of Southwark, the Guildable Manor and the Great Liberty Manor.The pronouncement of an address by the High Steward of the Southwark Manors and the appointment of traditional officers.
The Manor of Spaunton Court Leet and Court Baron with View of Frankpledge.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The control and management of various common rights over Spaunton Moor, North Yorkshire.

The Spitchwick Courts Leet and Baron.

The appointment of a foreman, reeve and other officers.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The management of the commons in the manor of Spitchwick.

The Courts Leet and Baron of Stockbridge.

The appointment of a bailiff, serjeant at mace and hayward.

The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.

The management of the commons in the borough of Stockbridge.

The Court Leet of the Manor and Borough of Wareham.The taking of presentments with respect to the common, the town walls, the town pound and other matters of local concern.
The Warwick Court Leet.The taking of presentments with respect to matters of local concern.
The Manor of Whitby Laithes Court LeetThe management of the commons in the manor.

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