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Access to Justice Act 1999

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The Administration of Justice Act 1964 (c. 42)

30(1)Section 19 of the Administration of Justice Act 1964 (sheriff of Greater London and under-sheriffs for London commission areas) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1) (appointment of sheriff of Greater London and under-sheriff for each London commission area), for “and for each London commission area an under-sheriff shall be so appointed” substitute “and an under-sheriff shall be so appointed for each area of Greater London (not including any part of the City) specified by the Lord Chancellor by order; and an order under this subsection shall be made by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament”

(3)In subsection (2) (application of enactments to under-sheriffs as if London commission areas were counties), for “London commission area” substitute “area specified by virtue of subsection (1) of this section”.

(4)In subsection (4) (modification of [1887 c. 55.] Sheriffs Act 1887 in its application to Greater London)—

(a)for “London commission area” substitute “area specified by virtue of subsection (1) of this section”,

(b)for “a justice of the peace for any of the London commission areas” substitute “any justice of the peace for a commission area consisting of or including the whole or part of Greater London”, and

(c)for the words from “shall be sent” to the end substitute “shall be sent to the officer specified by the Lord Chancellor by order made by statutory instrument.”

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