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Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts Act 1978

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86Amendment of Administration of Justice Act 1964

(1)Section 2(3) of the [1964 c. 42.] Administration of Justice Act 1964 (which provides that, for the purposes of the law relating to justices of the peace, magistrates' courts and other matters therein mentioned, a London commission area shall be deemed to be a county) shall have effect, and shall be deemed to have had effect as from 1st April 1974, as if—

(a)after the words " magistrates' courts " there were inserted the words " magistrates' courts committees ";

(b)before the word " county ", where it first occurs, there were inserted the words " non-metropolitan "; and

(c)after the words " passing of this Act " there were inserted the words " and references to a non-metropolitan county in any enactment or instrument as amended or modified by or under the Local Government Act 1972 ".

(2)Section 2(3A) of the said Act of 1964 (which provides that for the purposes of the law relating to magistrates' courts committees a London commission area shall be deemed to be a non-metropolitan county) shall cease to have effect.

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