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Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

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1(1)Proceedings instituted or being carried on heretofore in a court mentioned in the first column of the Table below or in or before any division, judge, office or officer of any such court may hereafter be continued and determined before the court specified opposite such court in the second column of that Table or in or before the appropriate division, judge, office or officer of that court; and any order, writ, summons, warrant, recognizance, notice, grant of legal aid, process, proceeding or document relating to or affecting such proceedings shall have effect accordingly.

(2)Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) affects the power of any court mentioned in the second column of the Table below to make any order in the proceedings which it is otherwise authorised to make.

TABLE

First columnSecond column
1. The Supreme Court of Judicature of Northern Ireland.The Supreme Court.
2. Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland.The Court of Appeal.
3. The Court of Criminal Appeal in Northern Ireland.The Court of Appeal.
4. Her Majesty's High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland sitting otherwise than as a court of assize.The High Court.

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