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Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

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[1954 c. 33 (N.I.).] The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954

In section 21—

(a)in subsection (2) for the words " Ministry of Finance" substitute the word " Treasury ";

(b)for subsection (4) substitute—

(4)In any enactment—

  • " rules of court " shall mean rules of court made, or having effect as if made, under section 55 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 ;

  • " Crown Court rules " shall mean rules made under section 52 of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978.;

(c)in subsection (6) after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)in relation to the Crown Court, references to Crown Court rules ;.

In section 42—

(a)in subsection (1) for the definition of " county court" substitute—

  • " Crown Court" shall mean Her Majesty's Crown Court in Northern Ireland ;

  • " county court " shall mean a county court held for a division under the County Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1959;;

(b)in subsection (3) for the definition of "Probate Judge" substitute—

  • " Probate Judge " shall mean the Judge of the High Court to whom probate business and matters are for the time being assigned..

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