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(1)In section 102(3)(c)(iii) of the County Courts Act 1959 (by virtue of which county court rules may authorise the registrar to hear and determine certain proceedings by leave of the judge and in the absence of objection by any of the parties), for the words from " by leave of the judge " to " the parties " there shall be substituted the words
“subject to any arrangements made by the judge for the proper distribution of business between himself and the registrar,”.
(2)In section 168 of that Act (rules as to funds in county courts)—
(a)in paragraph (c), for the words from "registrars" to " General" there shall be substituted the words
“the transfer to the Accountant General of”, and
(b)in paragraphs (i) and (j), for the word "registrars", wherever occurring, there shall be substituted the words
“officers of the court”.
(3)The following section shall be substituted for section 180 of that Act (registrar to take charge of fees, &c.):— “Payment and application of fees, fines, etc.
180(1)Subject to subsection (2) below, all fees, fines and forfeitures payable under this Act and any penalty payable to an officer of a county court under any other Act shall be paid to officers designated by the Lord Chancellor and dealt with by them in such manner as the Lord Chancellor, after consultation with the Treasury, may direct.
(2)Subsection (1) above does not apply to fines imposed on summary conviction or to so much of a fine as is applicable under section 84(3) above towards indemnifying a party injured."./”
(4)The following provisions of that Act, namely—
(a)section 182(1) (which requires part-time registrars to give security in such sums as the Treasury may direct), and
(b)section 183 (which requires registrars to keep such special accounts as the Lord Chancellor may direct),
shall cease to have effect.
(5)In section 6 of the Attachment of Earnings Act 1971—
(a)in paragraphs (a)(ii) and (b) of subsection (7) (collecting officers), for the word " registrar " there shall be substituted the words
“appropriate officer”, and
(b)the following subsection shall be added after that subsection:—
“(8)In subsection (7) above " appropriate officer " means an officer designated by the Lord Chancellor.”.
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