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Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

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[1968 c. 34 (N.I.).] The Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

In section 65(2) for the words from the beginning to " to be held " substitute the words " Directions given by the Lord Chancellor under section 21(3) of the Magistrates' Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 ".

In sections 67(b) and 101(3) after the word " county " insert the words " court division ".

In section 76(6)(b) for the words " a court of assize or a county court, to the Court of Criminal Appeal" substitute the words " the Crown Court, to the Court of Appeal ".

In section 79(2) for the words " court of assize or the county court, as the case may be, at which the case will be tried, if tried by a jury " substitute the words " place at which the Crown Court, at which the case will be tried if tried by a jury, may sit ".

In sections 136(4) and 178(4) and in paragraphs 1(1) and 3(2) of Schedule 2 for the words " or county borough " and " and county borough " wherever they occur substitute the words " court division ".

In section 156(7) for the words " a county court or a court of assize " substitute the words " the Crown Court " and for the words "in the county or county court division in which the court of assize or county court was held when it made the contribution order " substitute the words " in Northern Ireland ".

In section 178, as originally enacted, for the word " Ministry" where it twice occurs substitute the words " Lord Chancellor ".

In Schedule 2—

(a)in paragraph 1(2) for the word "Governor" substitute the words " Lord Chancellor ";

(b)in paragraphs 1(3) and 8 for the word " Ministry " wherever it occurs substitute the words " Lord Chancellor ";

(c)at the end of paragraph 1(4) add the words " by regulations made under paragraph 8 ";

(d)in paragraph 2(2) for the words from " who " to the end substitute the words " who has taken the said oaths after a previous appointment as a member of any such panel or who has taken the said oaths as required by section 7 of the Magistrates Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 ";

(e)in paragraph 6 for the words " The Ministry may pay " substitute the words " The Lord Chancellor may, out of money provided by the Parliament of the United Kingdom, pay " and for the words from " Ministry may determine " to the end substitute the words " Lord Chancellor may, with the approval of the Minister for the Civil Service determine ";

(f)at the end of paragraph 8 add—

(d)be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament in like manner as a statutory instrument and section 5 of the Statutory Instrument Act 1946 shall apply accordingly..

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