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[1949 c. 68.] The Representation of the People Act 1949

The following amendments shall be made to the Act as it applies to Northern Ireland.

In sections 66(6), 74(9), 109(8), 128(6), 145(4) and 152(6), in each case, for the words " for the time being on the rota for the trial of parliamentary election petitions " substitute the words " of the High Court or the Court of Appeal for the time being selected under section 108 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 ".

In section 110(1) for the words from "two judges" to "their seniority " substitute the words " the two judges of the High Court or the Court of Appeal for the time being selected under section 108 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 ".

In section 123(1) for the words " at assizes " substitute the words " in the High Court ".

In section 126(2) for the words " further consideration by the High Court " substitute the words " consideration by the Court of Appeal ",

and for the words " High Court " where twice subsequently occurring substitute the words " Court of Appeal ".

In section 163 in the definition of " prescribed " for the words from " rules " to the end substitute the words " rules of court made under section 55 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 ; ".

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