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Administration of Justice Act 1977

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15Limits on Admiralty and probate jurisdiction of county courts

(1)In section 56(2) of the County Courts Act 1959 (which limits a county court's jurisdiction in Admiralty matters)—

(a)for " one thousand pounds " there shall be substituted

£5,000,and

(b)for " three thousand five hundred pounds " there shall be substituted

£15,000.

(2)In section 60 of that Act (costs of certain Admiralty proceedings)—

(a)subsection (2) shall cease to have effect;

(b)in subsection (3)—

(i)after the word " ship", in the first place where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words

or any claim for salvage services,, and

(ii)for " £100 " there shall be substituted

£350;

(c)in subsection (4), for " one thousand pounds" there shall be substituted

£5,000; and

(d)in subsection (5), for " (2) to" there shall be substituted œ(3) and ".

(3)In section 62(1) of that Act (jurisdiction of county courts in probate matters), for " one thousand pounds " there shall be substituted

£15,000.

(4)In section 192(2)(a) of that Act (financial limits which may be raised by Order in Council), for " 60(3)" there shall be substituted

56(2), 60, 62(1),.

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