Continuing provision of court-houses, accommodation etc
35(1)The Lord Chancellor may by regulations provide that any petty sessional court-house or other accommodation specified in the regulations which immediately before the time when paragraph 33 comes into force was provided by—
(a)the council of an outer London borough, or
(b)the Common Council of the City of London,
pursuant to section 55 of the [1997 c. 25.] Justices of the Peace Act 1997 (and is not transferred under a scheme under paragraph 33) shall after that time be provided by that council to the Greater London Magistrates' Courts Authority for the performance of the functions referred to in section 59A(1) of that Act.
(2)Regulations under sub-paragraph (1) may—
(a)prescribe terms and conditions, including conditions as to payment, on which any court-house or other accommodation is to be provided, and
(b)prohibit a council providing a court-house or other accommodation under sub-paragraph (1) from altering or extending it without the consent of the Lord Chancellor.
(3)Any duty imposed on a council by regulations under sub-paragraph (1) may at any time be—
(a)varied or restricted by agreement between the council and the Lord Chancellor, or
(b)terminated by the Lord Chancellor after consulting the council.
(4)Regulations under sub-paragraph (1) shall be made by statutory instrument, which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.