Administration of Justice Act 1982

Official referee’s businessE+W+S+N.I.

59 Official referee’s business.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In subsection (1)(a) of section 68 of the [F1Senior Courts Act 1981](by virtue of which the Lord Chancellor may nominate Circuit judges to deal with official referee’s business) for the words “of the Circuit judges” there shall be substituted the words “ Circuit judges, deputy Circuit judges or recorders ”.

(2)Accordingly—

(a)the word “ persons ” shall be substituted—

(i)for the words “Circuit judges” in subsection (5) and (6) of that section; and

(ii)for the word “judges”, in the second place where it occurs in subsection (6); and

(b)the word “ person ” shall be substituted for the words “Circuit judge” in subsection (7).

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F1S. 59(1) for the words "Supreme Court Act 1981" wherever they occur there is substituted (1.10.2009) the words "Senior Courts Act 1981" by virtue of Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4), ss. 59, 148(1), Sch. 11 para. 1(2); S.I. 2009/1604, art. 2

F2S. 59(3) repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), s. 1(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 1 Group 4}

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