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Section 152(1).

X1SCHEDULE 5E+W+S+N.I. Consequential Amendments

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X1The text of s. 152(1)(4)(5), Sch. 5 and Sch. 7 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991

COLONIAL PROBATES ACT 1892 (c. 6)E+W

  • In section 2(1), for “156A of the M1Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 109 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

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ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 1925 (c. 23)E+W

  • In section 47A(7) (notices to principal registrar of Family Division)—

    (a)

    for “principal registrar” substitute “ Senior Registrar ”; and

    (b)

    for the words from “made under” onwards substitute “ of court made under section 127 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

LAW OF PROPERTY (AMENDMENT) ACT 1926 (c. 11)E+W

  • In section 3(1), “for M2Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

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FOREIGN JUDGMENTS (RECIPROCAL ENFORCEMENT) ACT 1933 (c. 13)E+W

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F3Sch. 5: para. 1 of entry repealed (1.4.2005) by Courts Act 2003 (c. 39), ss. 109(3), 110, Sch. 10; S.I. 2005/910, art. 3(aa)(bb)

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F4Sch. 5: para. 2 of the entry relating to the amendment of Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933 repealed by Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (c.27, SIF 45:3), s. 54, Sch. 14

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1933 (c. 36)E+W

  • Section 2(2)(b) shall continue to have effect with the amendments made by the M3Criminal Appeal Act 1964 and the M4Criminal Appeal Act 1966, that is with the insertion after “preferred” of “by the direction of the criminal division of the Court of Appeal”.

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 1948 (c. 58)E+W

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CONSULAR CONVENTIONS ACT 1949 (c. 29)E+W

  • In section 1(4)—

    (a)

    for “(1) of section one hundred and sixty of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ (2) of section 114 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”;

    (b)

    after “must” insert “ in general ”; and

    (c)

    for “(2) of the said section one hundred and sixty” substitute “ (4) of that section ”.

ARBITRATION ACT 1950 (c. 27)E+W

  • In section 38(3), for “ninety-nine of the M5Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 84 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

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ARMY ACT 1955 (c. 18)E+W+S+N.I.

  • [F8Section 110(1) shall continue to have effect with the amendments made by Part II of Schedule I to the M6Criminal Appeal Act 1966, that is—

    (a)

    with the substitution of “is under all the circumstances of the case unsafe or unsatisfactory” for the words from “ is unreasonable ” to “ evidence ”;

    (b)

    with the substitution of “there was a material irregularity in the course of the trial” for “ on any ground there was a miscarriage of justice ”; and

    (c)

    with the addition at the end of the following proviso—

    “Provided that the confirming officer may, notwithstanding that he is of opinion that he would apart from this proviso withhold confirmation of the finding, confirm the finding if he considers that no miscarriage of justice has actually occurred.”.]

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F8Entry in Sch. 5 relating to the Army Act 1955 repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 35, s. 29(2), Sch.3; S.I. 1995/3061, art. 3(i)(vi) (with savings in art. 4(b))

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AIR FORCE ACT 1955 (c. 19)E+W+S+N.I.

  • [F9Section 110(1) shall continue to have effect with the amendments made by Part II of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Appeal Act 1966, that is with the same amendments as are specified in the entry in this Schedule relating to the M7Army Act 1955.]

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F9Entry in Sch. 5 relating to the Air Force Act 1955 repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 35, s. 29(2), Sch.3 S.I. 1995/3061, art.3(i)(vi)

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PROFESSIONS SUPPLEMENTARY TO MEDICINE ACT 1960 (c. 66)E+W+S+N.I.

  • In paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2, for “forty-nine of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 36 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

NURSES (AMENDMENT) ACT 1961 (c. 14)E+W+S+N.I.

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F14Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

RIVERS (PREVENTION OF POLLUTION) ACT 1961 (c. 50)E+W

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F15Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 1961 (c. 64)E+W

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F16Schedule 5: Entry relating to Public Health Act 1961 repealed (1. 12. 1991) by Water Consolidation (Consequential Provisions) Act 1991 c. 60, ss. 3(1), 4(2), Sch. 3 Pt.I

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE ACT 1964 (c. 42)E+W

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F17Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE ACT 1965 (c. 2)E+W

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F18Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

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F19Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

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F20Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

VETERINARY SURGEONS ACT 1966 (c. 36)E+W+S+N.I.

  • In paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 2, for “49 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 36 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

ARBITRATION (INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT DISPUTES) ACT 1966 (c. 41)E+W

  • In sections 1(6) and 2(2), for “99 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 84 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

MATRIMONIAL CAUSES ACT 1967 (c. 56)E+W

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F21Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

CRIMINAL APPEAL ACT 1968 (c. 19)E+W

1In section 33 (right of appeal to House of Lords from decision of criminal division of Court of Appeal), after subsection (2) insert—E+W

(3)Except as provided by this Part of this Act and section 13 of the Administration of Justice Act 1960 (appeal in cases of contempt of court), no appeal shall lie from any decision of the criminal division of the Court of Appeal..

2For subsection (1) of, and the side-note to, section 45 (jurisdiction of Court of Appeal, and construction of certain references in Parts I and II) substitute—E+W

45 Construction of references in Parts I and II to Court of Appeal and a single judge.

(1)References in Parts I and 11 of this Act to the Court of Appeal shall be construed as references to the criminal division of the Court.

3In Schedule 2 (provisions applicable on order for retrial), paragraph 2(4) shall have effect, and be deemed always to have had effect, as if for “Section 17(2) of the M8Criminal Justice Administration Act 1962” there were substituted “ Section 67 of the M9Criminal Justice Act 1967 ”.E+W

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HEARING AID COUNCIL ACT 1968 (c. 50)E+W+S+N.I.

  • In section 10(2), for “49 of the M10Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 36 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

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HOVERCRAFT ACT 1968 (c. 59)E+W+S+N.I.

1In section 1(1)(h)(i) (power to apply to hovercraft etc. enactments about ships etc.), for “Act)” substitute “ Act, or an enactment contained in sections 20 to 24 of the Supreme Court Act 1981) ”.E+W+S+N.I.

2(1)Section 2 (Admiralty jurisdiction etc.) shall be amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “Parts I and V” substitute “ Part V ”; and

(b)for the words from “the reference in section 4(1)” to “the said Schedule 1)” substitute “ the reference in paragraph 4(1) of the said Part I and the second reference in paragraph 8(1) of that Part) ”.

(3)After subsection (3) insert—

(3A)Subsection (3) of this section shall have effect as if the reference to the enactments mentioned in subsection (1) as extended by that subsection included a reference to sections 20 to 24 of the Supreme Court Act 1981..

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ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES ACT 1971 (c. 25)E+W

1(1)Section 11 (sealing of Commonwealth and Colonial grants) shall be amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (3)—

(a)for “167 of the M11Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 120 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”; and

(b)omit “and orders”.

(3)In subsection (8), for the definition of “probate rules and orders” substitute—

probate rules” means rules of court made under section 127 of the Supreme Court Act 1981..

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2In section 14(3), for “8” substitute “ 9 ”.E+W

MISUSE OF DRUGS ACT 1971 (c. 38)E+W+S+N.I.

  • In paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 3, for “49 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 36 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

MERCHANT SHIPPING (OIL POLLUTION) ACT 1971 (c. 59)E+W+S+N.I.

  • F24. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F24Entry in Sch. 5 relating to Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971 repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 21, ss. 314(1), 316(2), Sch.12 (with s. 312(1), Sch. 14 para. 1)

TRIBUNALS AND INQUIRIES ACT 1971 (c. 62)E+W

  • F25. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F25Entry in Sch. 5 repealed (1. 10. 1992) by Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53), ss. 18(2), 19(2), Sch. 4 Pt.I.

F26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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LAND CHARGES ACT 1972 (c. 61)E+W

  • In section 6(4) (effect of non-registration of writs and orders registrable under section 6), for “section 36(3) of the Administration of Justice Act 1956” substitute “ section 37(5) of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ETC. ACT 1974 (c. 37)E+W

F27. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F27Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

F28. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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MERCHANT SHIPPING ACT 1974 (c. 43)E+W+S+N.I.

  • F29. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F29Entry in Sch. 5 relating to Merchant Shipping Act 1974 (c. 43) repealed (1.1.1996) by 1995 c. 21, ss. 314(1), 316(2), Sch.12 (with s. 312(1), Sch. 14 para. 1)

SOLICITORS ACT 1974 (c. 47)E+W

1In section 19(2), for “120 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 94 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.E+W

2After section 81 insert—E+W

81A Fees for administering oaths and taking affidavits.

(1)The Lord Chancellor may, with the concurrence of the Lord Chief Justice and the Master of the Rolls, by order prescribe the fees to be charged by—

(a)commissioners for oaths; and

(b)solicitors exercising the powers of commissioners for oaths by virtue of section 81,

in respect of the administration of an oath or the taking of an affidavit.

(2)Any order under this section shall be made by statutory instrument, which shall be laid before Parliament after being made.

(3)In this section “affidavit” has the same meaning as in the Commissioners for Oaths Act 1889..

HOUSE OF COMMONS DISQUALIFICATION ACT 1975 (c. 24)E+W+S+N.I.

  • In Part III of Schedule 1, in the entry beginning “Officer of the Supreme Court”, for the words from “within” onwards substitute “ being the holder of any office listed in any Part of Schedule 2 to the Supreme Court Act 1981 or a district registrar, or assistant district registrar, of the High Court ”.

NORTHERN IRELAND ASSEMBLY DISQUALIFICATION ACT 1975 (c. 25)E+W+S+N.I.

  • Part 111 of Schedule 1 shall have effect with the same amendment as is specified in the entry in this Schedule relating to the M12House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975.

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EVIDENCE (PROCEEDINGS IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS) ACT 1975 (c. 34)E+W+S+N.I.

1In section 4 (extension of powers of High Court etc. in relation to obtaining evidence for proceedings in that court) for the words from the beginning to “shall” substitute “ The M13Attendance of Witnesses Act 1854 (which enables the Court of Session to order the issue of a warrant of citation in special form, enforceable throughout the United Kingdom, for the attendance of a witness at a trial) shall ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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2F30. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W

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FARRIERS (REGISTRATION) ACT 1975 (c. 35)E+W+S+N.I.

  • In paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 3, for “49 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 36 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

TORTS (INTERFERENCE WITH GOODS) ACT 1977 (c. 32)E+W

  • In section 4—

    (a)

    in subsection (4), for “99 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 84 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”; and

    (b)

    in subsection (5), for “99” and “1925” substitute respectively “ 84 ” and “ 1981 ”.

INSURANCE BROKERS (REGISTRATION) ACT 1977 (c. 46)E+W+S+N.I.

  • In section 19(2), for “49 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 36 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F31

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EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION (CONSOLIDATION) ACT 1978 (c. 44)E+W

  • F32. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F32Entry in Sch. 5 relating to the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 repealed (22.8.1996) by 1996 c. 17, ss. 45, 46, Sch. 3 Pt.I (with s. 38)

ARBITRATION ACT 1979 (c. 42)E+W

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F33Sch. 5: entry repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

CHARGING ORDERS ACT 1979 (c. 53)E+W

  • In section 5(2), for “99 of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925” substitute “ 84 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 ”.

MAGISTRATES’ COURTS ACT 1980 (c. 43)E+W

1After section 43 insert—E+W

43A Functions of magistrates’ court where a person in custody is brought before it with a view to his appearance before the Crown Court.

(1)Where a person in custody in pursuance of a warrant issued by the Crown Court with a view to his appearance before the Crown Court is brought before a magistrates’ court in pursuance of section 81(5) of the Supreme Court Act 1981—

(a)the magistrates’ court shall commit him in custody or release him on bail until he can be brought or appear before the Crown Court at the time and place appointed by the Crown Court;

(b)if the warrant is endorsed for bail, but the person in custody is unable to satisfy the conditions endorsed, the magistrates’ court may vary those conditions, if satisfied that it is proper to do so.

(2)A magistrates’ court shall have jurisdiction under subsection (1) whether or not the offence was committed, or the arrest was made, within the court’s area..

2In section 87(2) for “penalty” substitute “ sum ”.E+W

F34. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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JUDICIAL PENSIONS ACT 1981 (c. 20)E+W

1For subsection (2) of section 34 (county court registrars and assistant registrars) substitute—E+W

(2)Nothing in this Act shall apply to a part-time registrar or part-time assistant registrar within the meaning of subsection (3) of section 22 of the County Courts Act 1959 (restrictions on practice)..

2Schedule 1 (pensions, etc. of certain judicial officers) shall be amended as follows—E+W

(a)in paragraph 1, for the list of Supreme Court officers (namely that beginning with “Master and Assistant Master of the Supreme Court, Queen’s Bench Division” and ending with “Registrar, and Assistant Registrar, of Criminal Appeals”) substitute—

Master, Queen’s Bench Division.

Queen’s coroner and attorney and Master of the Crown Office.

Admiralty Registrar.

Master, Chancery Division.

Registrar in Bankruptcy of the High Court.

Taxing Master of the Supreme Court.

Registrar, Principal Registry of the Family Division.

Registrar of criminal appeals.

Registrar of civil appeals.

Master of the Court of Protection.; and

(b)in paragraph 4—

(i)in sub-paragraph (1)(a), for “the prescribed number of years of” substitute “ 15 years ”, and

(ii)omit sub-paragraph (2).

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