SCHEDULE 13Functions transferred to justices' chief executives

The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (c. 23)

129The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 has effect subject to the following amendments.

130In section 7(4) (justices' clerk to send to Director of Public Prosecutions details of certain cases which do not proceed)—

(a)for “justices' clerk” substitute “justices' chief executive”, and

(b)for “the magistrates' court to which he is clerk” substitute “a magistrates' court for which he is the justices' chief executive”.

131In section 23(3), (7) and (8) (discontinuance of proceedings by Director of Public Prosecutions), for “clerk of” substitute “justices' chief executive for”.