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Administration of Justice Act 1982

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Damages for Personal Injuries etc

    1. Abolition of certain claims for damages etc

      1. 1.Abolition of right to damages for loss of expectation of life

      2. 2.Abolition of actions for loss of services etc

    2. Fatal Accidents Act 1976

      1. 3.Amendments of Fatal Accidents Act 1976

    3. Claims not surviving death

      1. 4.Exclusion of Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934

    4. Maintenance at public expense

      1. 5.Maintenance at public expense to be taken into account in assessment of damages

    5. Provisional damages for personal injuries

      1. 6.Award of provisional damages for personal injuries

  3. Part II Damages for Personal Injuries etc.-Scotland

    1. 7.Damages in respect of services

    2. 8.Services rendered to injured person

    3. 9.Services to injured person's relative

    4. 10.Assessment of damages for personal injuries

    5. 11.Maintenance at public expense to be taken into account in assessment of damages: Scotland

    6. 12.Award of provisional damages for personal injuries: Scotland

    7. 13.Supplementary

    8. 14.Amendment and repeal of enactments

  4. Part III Powers of Courts to Award Interest

    1. 15.Interest on debts and damages

    2. 16.Interest on lump sums in matrimonial proceedings

  5. Part IV Wills

    1. Amendments of Wills Act 1837

      1. 17.Relaxation of formal requirements for making wills

      2. 18.Effect of marriage or its termination on wills

      3. 19.Gifts to children etc. who predecease testator

    2. Rectification and interpretation of wills

      1. 20.Rectification

      2. 21.Interpretation of wills-general rules as to evidence

      3. 22.Presumption as to effect of gifts to spouses

    3. Registration of wills

      1. 23.Deposit and registration of wills of living persons

      2. 24.Designation of Principal Registry as national body under Registration Convention

      3. 25.Regulations as to deposit and registration of wills etc

      4. 26.Fees as to registration in Scotland

    4. International wills

      1. 27.The form of an international will

      2. 28.International wills-procedure

  6. Part V County Courts

    1. 29.County court districts

    2. 30.Residence of registrars

    3. 31.Arrest in Admiralty proceedings

    4. 32.Jurisdiction in relation to counterclaims etc

    5. 33.County court rules

    6. 34.Transfers from High Court to county court

    7. 35.Transfers from county court to High Court

    8. 36.Proceedings against mortgage guarantors

    9. 37.Limits of county court jurisdiction

  7. Part VI Funds in Court

    1. 38.Management and investment of funds in court

    2. 39.Investment of money transferred to National Debt Commissioners

    3. 40.Statutory deposits

    4. 41.Transfer of funds in court to Official Custodian for Charities and Church Commissioners

    5. 42.Common investment schemes

    6. 43.Provision for making good defaults

    7. 44.Power to repeal and modify ss. 42 and 43

    8. 45.Accounts

    9. 46.Supplemental

    10. 47.Interpretation

    11. 48.Application of Part VI to Scotland

  8. Part VII Miscellaneous

    1. Family law

      1. 49.Presentation of petitions for matrimonial relief on behalf of patients under Mental Health Act 1959

      2. 50.Orders for the maintenance of wards of court

      3. 51.Remission of arrears of maintenance

      4. 52.Filing of orders

    2. Amendments of Attachment of Earnings Act 1971

      1. 53.Power to order debtor to appear before court where attachment of earnings order is in force

      2. 54.Deductions by employer under attachment of earnings order

    3. Attachment of debts

      1. 55.Attachment of debts

    4. Penalties under Solicitors Act 1974

      1. 56.Increase in penalty etc

    5. Judicial Trustees

      1. 57.Accounts of judicial trustees

    6. Recorders

      1. 58.Assistance by Recorders for transaction of business of High Court

    7. Official referees' business

      1. 59.Official referees' business

    8. Deputy Master of Court of Protection

      1. 60.Power to abolish office of Deputy Master of Court of Protection

    9. Jurors

      1. 61.Questions to persons summoned for jury service

    10. Inquests

      1. 62.Juries where death in police custody etc. suspected

    11. Explosive substances-consents to prosecutions

      1. 63.Consents to prosecutions under the Explosive Substances Act 1883

    12. Constitution of the Law Commission

      1. 64.Temporary vacancies in Law Commission

    13. Justices of the Peace

      1. 65.Appointment of justices of the peace

    14. Land Registration

      1. 66.Computerisation of the title register

      2. 67.Jurisdiction

  9. Part VIII Provisions relating to Northern Ireland

    1. 68.Damages for personal injuries etc

    2. 69.Interest on debts and damages

    3. 70.Amendments of Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

    4. 71.Rules of court with respect to expert reports and oral expert evidence

    5. 72.Travelling, subsistence and financial loss allowances for justices of the peace

  10. Part IX General and Supplementary

    1. 73.Transitional provisions and savings

    2. 74.Interest on damages-disregard for income tax purposes

    3. 75.Repeals and revocations

    4. 76.Commencement

    5. 77.Extent

    6. 78.Citation

    1. Schedule 1

      Interest on debts and damages

      1. PART I Section inserted in Supreme Court Act 1981

      2. Part II Section inserted in County Courts Act 1959

      3. Part III Consequential amendment of Crown Proceedings Act 1947

      4. Part IV Section inserted in arbitration Act 1950

    2. Schedule 2

      The Annex to the Convention on International Wills

    3. Schedule 3

      Monetary limits of county court jurisdiction

      1. PART I The county court limit

      2. Part II Amendments of enactments specifying monetary limits

      3. Part III Power to raise county court limit

      4. Part IV Highways

    4. Schedule 4

      Attachment of debts

      1. PART I Section inserted in Supreme Court Act 1981

      2. Part II Section inserted in County Courts Act 1959

    5. Schedule 5

      Land Registration

    6. Schedule 6

      Damages for personal injuries etc.-Northern Ireland

    7. Schedule 7

      Interest on debts and damages-Northern Ireland

      1. PART I Section inserted in Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

      2. Part II Article inserted in County Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1980

      3. Part III Amendments consequential on section 69

    8. Schedule 8

      Amendments of Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

    9. Schedule 9

      Repeals and revocations

      1. PART I Repeals

      2. Part II Revocations

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