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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Maintaining the court system

    1. The general duty

      1. 1.The general duty

    2. Court staff and accommodation

      1. 2.Court officers, staff and services

      2. 3.Provision of accommodation

    3. Courts boards

      1. 4.Establishment of courts boards

      2. 5.Functions of courts boards

    4. Abolition of magistrates' courts committees

      1. 6.Abolition of magistrates' courts committees, etc.

  3. Part 2 Justices of the peace

    1. The commission of the peace and local justice areas

      1. 7.The commission of the peace for England and Wales

      2. 8.Local justice areas

    2. Lay justices

      1. 9.Meaning of “lay justice”

      2. 10.Appointment of lay justices etc.

      3. 11.Resignation and removal of lay justices

      4. 12.The supplemental list

      5. 13.Entry of names in the supplemental list

      6. 14.Removal of names from the supplemental list

      7. 15.Lay justices' allowances

      8. 16.Records of lay justices

    3. Chairman and deputy chairmen and the bench

      1. 17.Chairman and deputy chairmen: selection

      2. 18.Rights to preside and size of bench

    4. Supplementary provisions about the bench

      1. 19.Training, development and appraisal of lay justices

      2. 20.Rules

      3. 21.Duty to consult lay justices on matters affecting them etc.

    5. District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)

      1. 22.Appointment etc.

      2. 23.Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate)

      3. 24.Deputy District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)

      4. 25.District Judges (Magistrates' Courts) as justices of the peace

      5. 26.District Judges (Magistrates' Courts) able to act alone

    6. Justices' clerks and assistant clerks

      1. 27.Justices' clerks and assistant clerks

      2. 28.Functions

      3. 29.Independence

    7. Places, dates and times of sittings

      1. 30.Places, dates and times of sittings

    8. Protection and indemnification of justices and justices' clerks

      1. 31.Immunity for acts within jurisdiction

      2. 32.Immunity for certain acts beyond jurisdiction

      3. 33.Striking out proceedings where action prohibited

      4. 34.Costs in legal proceedings

      5. 35.Indemnity

    9. Fines officers and designated officers

      1. 36.Fines officers

      2. 37.Designated officers and magistrates' courts

    10. Application of receipts of magistrates' courts etc.

      1. 38.Application of receipts of designated officers

      2. 39.Limits to requirements about application of receipts

      3. 40.Regulations about payments, accounting and banking by designated officers

    11. Miscellaneous

      1. 41.Disqualification of lay justices who are members of local authorities

      2. 42.Effect of Act of Settlement on existing justices of the peace

  4. Part 3 Magistrates' courts

    1. Criminal jurisdiction and procedure

      1. 43.Summons or warrant for suspected offender

      2. 44.Trial of summary offences

      3. 45.Power to make rulings at pre-trial hearings

      4. 46.Power to transfer criminal cases

    2. Civil jurisdiction and procedure

      1. 47.Jurisdiction to issue summons and deal with complaints

      2. 48.Power to transfer civil proceedings (other than family proceedings)

    3. Family proceedings courts and youth courts

      1. 49.Family proceedings courts

      2. 50.Youth courts

  5. Part 4 Court security

    1. 51.Court security officers

    2. 52.Powers of search

    3. 53.Powers to exclude, remove or restrain persons

    4. 54.Surrender and seizure of articles

    5. 55.Powers to retain articles surrendered or seized

    6. 55A.Retention of knives surrendered or seized

    7. 56.Regulations about retention of articles

    8. 57.Assaulting and obstructing court security officers

  6. Part 5 Inspectors of court administration

    1. 58.Inspectors of court administration etc.

    2. 59.Functions of inspectors

    3. 60.Functions of Chief Inspector

    4. 61.Rights of entry and inspection

    5. 61A.Further provision about the inspectorate

  7. Part 6 Judges

    1. Offices, titles, styles etc.

      1. 62.Head and Deputy Head of Civil Justice

      2. 63.Ordinary judges of the Court of Appeal

      3. 64.Power to alter judicial titles

    2. Flexibility in deployment of judicial resources

      1. 65.District Judges (Magistrates' Courts) as Crown Court judges etc.

      2. 66.Judges having powers of District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)

      3. 67.Removal of restriction on Circuit judges sitting on certain appeals

  8. Part 7 Procedure rules and practice directions

    1. Criminal Procedure Rules and practice directions

      1. 68.Meaning of “criminal court”

      2. 69.Criminal Procedure Rules

      3. 70.Criminal Procedure Rule Committee

      4. 71.Power to change certain requirements relating to Committee

      5. 72.Process for making Criminal Procedure Rules

      6. 72A.Rules to be made if required by Lord Chancellor

      7. 73.Power to amend legislation in connection with the rules

      8. 74.Practice directions as to practice and procedure of the criminal courts

    2. Family Procedure Rules and practice directions

      1. 75.Family Procedure Rules

      2. 76.Further provision about scope of Family Procedure Rules

      3. 77.Family Procedure Rule Committee

      4. 78.Power to change certain requirements relating to Committee

      5. 79.Process for making Family Procedure Rules

      6. 79A.Rules to be made if required by Lord Chancellor

      7. 80.Power to amend legislation in connection with the rules

      8. 81.Practice directions relating to family proceedings

    3. Civil Procedure Rules

      1. 82.Civil Procedure Rules

      2. 83.Civil Procedure Rule Committee

      3. 84.Power to change certain requirements relating to Committee

      4. 85.Process for making Civil Procedure Rules

  9. Part 8 Miscellaneous

    1. Provisions relating to criminal procedure and appeals

      1. 86.Alteration of place fixed for Crown Court trial

      2. 87.Appeals to Court of Appeal: procedural directions

      3. 88.Extension of time for criminal appeals to Supreme Court

      4. 89.Retirement age of Registrar of Criminal Appeals

      5. 90.Appeals to Courts-Martial Appeal Court: procedural directions

      6. 91.Extension of time for appeals from Courts-Martial Appeal Court

    2. Fees and costs

      1. 92.Fees

      2. 93.Award of costs against third parties

      3. 94.Award of costs in appeals under Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

    3. Fines

      1. 95.Fixing of fines: failure to furnish statement of financial circumstances

      2. 96.Recovery of fines etc. by deductions from income support: failure to provide information

      3. 97.Collection of fines and discharge of fines by unpaid work

    4. Register of judgments etc. and execution of writs

      1. 98.Register of judgments and orders etc.

      2. 99.High Court writs of execution

    5. Damages

      1. 100.Periodical payments

      2. 101.Periodical payments: security

    6. Provisions relating to Northern Ireland

      1. 102.Power to alter judicial titles: Northern Ireland

      2. 103.Official Solicitor of Northern Ireland

      3. 104.Alteration of place fixed for Crown Court trial: Northern Ireland

      4. 105.Extension of time for criminal appeals to House of Lords: Northern Ireland

      5. 106.Fees: Northern Ireland

  10. Part 9 Final provisions

    1. 107.Interpretation

    2. 108.Rules, regulations and orders

    3. 109.Minor and consequential amendments, repeals, etc.

    4. 110.Commencement

    5. 111.Extent

    6. 112.Short title

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Constitution and procedure of courts boards

      1. Constitution

        1. 1.(1) The members of each courts board are to be...

        2. 2.Each board must have— (a) at least one member who...

        3. 3.Regulations may make provision in relation to the appointment of...

      2. Chairman

        1. 4.Regulations may make provision as to the selection of one...

      3. Tenure of office

        1. 5.(1) Regulations may make provision as to—

      4. Payments in respect of expenses, etc.

        1. 6.The Lord Chancellor may make such payments to or in...

      5. Procedure

        1. 7.Regulations may make provision about— (a) the procedure of courts...

      6. Interpretation

        1. 8.In this Schedule “regulations” means regulations made by the Lord...

        2. 9.The Lord Chief Justice may nominate a judicial office holder...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Abolition of magistrates' courts committees: transfers

      1. Part 1 Property transfer schemes

        1. Property transfer schemes: general

          1. 1.(1) The Lord Chancellor may make a scheme or schemes...

        2. Property transfer schemes and terminated contracts of employment

          1. 2.A property transfer scheme may not transfer rights or liabilities...

        3. Property transfer schemes: supplementary

          1. 3.(1) A property transfer scheme may provide for the creation...

          2. 4.(1) A property transfer scheme has effect in relation to...

          3. 5.(1) Such compensation as is just is to be paid...

          4. 6.Paragraphs 4 and 5 apply in relation to the creation...

          5. 7.A certificate issued by the Lord Chancellor that any property,...

        4. Stamp duty

          1. 8.(1) Stamp duty is not chargeable in respect of a...

        5. Supplementary provisions in property transfer scheme

          1. 9.A property transfer scheme may make such supplemental, consequential or...

      2. Part 2 Staff transfers

        1. Interpretation

          1. 10.In this Part of this Schedule— (a) “TUPE” means the...

        2. Application of TUPE

          1. 11.For the purposes of TUPE— (a) the functions of each...

          2. 12.(1) For the purposes of TUPE— (a) the relevant functions...

          3. 13.A reference in any enactment to a person appointed under...

        3. Restrictions on employment of aliens not to apply to transferred employees

          1. 14.Nothing in— (a) section 3 of the Act of Settlement,...

        4. Compensation for responsible authorities

          1. 15.The Lord Chancellor may, to the extent he thinks fit,...

      3. Part 3 Miscellaneous and supplementary

        1. Continuing provision of court-houses, accommodation etc.

          1. 16.(1) The Lord Chancellor may by regulations provide that any...

        2. Assistance

          1. 17.It is the duty of each magistrates' courts committee, and...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Pre-trial hearings in magistrates' courts

      1. After section 8 of the 1980 Act, insert— Pre-trial hearings...

    4. SCHEDULE 3A

      Further provision about the inspectors of court administration

      1. Delegation of functions

        1. 1.(1) An inspector of court administration may delegate any of...

      2. Inspection programmes and inspection frameworks

        1. 2.(1) The Chief Inspector shall from time to time, or...

      3. Inspections by other inspectors of organisations within inspectors' remit

        1. 3.(1) If— (a) a person or body within sub-paragraph (2)...

      4. Co-operation

        1. 4.The inspectors of court administration shall co-operate with—

      5. Joint action

        1. 5.(1) The inspectors of court administration may act jointly with...

      6. Assistance for other public authorities

        1. 6.(1) The inspectors of court administration may if they think...

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      Further functions conferred on District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)

      1. Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c. 80)

        1. 1.In section 9(5) (requirement for author of written statement to...

      2. Taxes Management Act 1970 (c. 9)

        1. 2.In— (a) section 20D(1)(a) (meaning of “the appropriate judicial authority”...

      3. Juries Act 1974 (c. 23)

        1. 3.In section 9B, for subsection (3) (meaning of “the judge”...

        2. 4.In section 10 (discharge of summons in case of doubt...

      4. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

        1. 5.In section 9(2A) (application of enactments relating to execution of...

        2. 6.(1) In Schedule 1 (applications for access to excluded or...

      5. Computer Misuse Act 1990 (c. 18)

        1. 7.In section 14(1) (search warrants for offences under section 1)...

      6. Data Protection Act 1998 (c. 29)

        1. 8.In Schedule 9 (powers of entry and inspection) in paragraph...

      7. Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

        1. 9.In Schedule 5 (terrorist investigations: information)— (a) in paragraphs 5(1)...

        2. 10.In Schedule 6 (financial information), in paragraph 3(a), after “Circuit...

        3. 11.In Schedule 6A (account monitoring orders), in paragraph 1(2)(a), for...

      8. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (c. 23)

        1. 12.In Schedule 2 (persons who have the appropriate permission), in...

      9. Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

        1. 13.In Schedule 3 (powers of entry and inspection), in paragraph...

      10. International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)

        1. 14.In Schedule 5 (investigation of proceeds of ICC crime) in...

      11. Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19)

        1. 15.In section 6(2)(a) (applications for access to excluded or special...

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      Collection of fines AND OTHER SUMS IMPOSED ON CONVICTION

      1. Part 1 Introductory

        1. Application of Schedule

          1. 1.This Schedule applies if a person aged 18 or over...

        2. Meaning of “the sum due” etc

          1. 2.(1) In this Schedule “ the sum due ” means...

        3. Meaning of “existing defaulter” etc.

          1. 3.(1) For the purposes of this Schedule, P is an...

      2. Part 2 Immediate payment of fines: discounts

        1. Application of Part

          1. 4.This Part applies if the court which is imposing the...

        2. Court’s duty in relation to discount

          1. 5.The court must make an order— (a) stating its conclusions...

        3. The discount

          1. 6.(1) P is allowed a discount on the fine if...

      3. Part 3 Attachment of earnings orders and applications for benefit deductions

        1. Application of Part

          1. 7.(1) This Part does not apply where the court is...

          2. 7A.Attachment of earnings order or application for benefit deductions where P is liable to pay compensation

        2. Attachment of earnings order or application for benefit deductions without P’s consent

          1. 8.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) paragraph 7A does not...

        3. Attachment of earnings order or application for benefit deductions with P’s consent

          1. 9.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) paragraph 7A does not...

        4. Disclosure of information in connection with application for benefit deductions

          1. 9A.(1) The designated officer for a magistrates' court may make...

        5. Restrictions on disclosure

          1. 9B.(1) A person to whom information is disclosed under paragraph...

        6. Paragraphs 9A and 9B: supplementary

          1. 9C.(1) This paragraph applies for the purposes of paragraphs 9A...

        7. Meaning of “relevant benefit” and “application for benefit deductions”

          1. 10.In this Schedule— (a) “relevant benefit” means a benefit from...

      4. Part 4 Making of collection orders

        1. Application of Part

          1. 11.(1) This Part applies whether or not the relevant court...

        2. Court’s power to make a collection order

          1. 12.(1) The relevant court must make an order (“a collection...

        3. Contents of collection orders: general

          1. 13.(1) The collection order must— (a) state the amount of...

        4. Contents of collection orders: no attachment of earnings order etc. made

          1. 14.(1) If the relevant court has not under Part 3...

        5. Contents of collection orders: attachment of earnings order etc. made

          1. 15.(1) If the court has under Part 3 of this...

        6. When an attachment of earnings order fails

          1. 16.For the purposes of this Schedule, an attachment of earnings...

        7. When an application for benefit deductions fails

          1. 17.For the purposes of this Schedule, an application for benefit...

      5. Part 5 Discount where collection order made

        1. Application of Part

          1. 18.This Part applies if— (a) a collection order has been...

        2. Discount on fine if the sum due is paid without default

          1. 19.(1) P is allowed a discount on the fine if...

        3. Meaning of “in default on a collection order”

          1. 20.For the purposes of this Schedule, P is in default...

      6. Part 6 Variation of collection orders containing payment terms

        1. Application of Part

          1. 21.This Part applies if the court has made a collection...

        2. Application to fines officer for variation of order or attachment of earnings order etc.

          1. 22.(1) P may, at any time— (a) after the collection...

        3. Appeal against decision of fines officer

          1. 23.(1) P may, within 10 working days from the date...

        4. Nature of power to vary terms of collection order

          1. 24.(1) A power to vary the payment terms of a...

          2. 24A.Meaning of “in default on a collection order”

      7. Part 7 Effect of first default on collection order containing payment terms

        1. Application of Part

          1. 25.This Part applies on the first occasion on which P...

        2. Attachment of earnings order or application for benefit deductions to be made

          1. 26.(1) The fines officer must make an attachment of earnings...

        3. Increase in fine

          1. 27.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) an attachment of earnings...

        4. Notice of increase etc.

          1. 28.If an increase is imposed, the fines officer must deliver...

      8. Part 8 Operation of collection orders containing reserve terms

        1. Application of Part

          1. 29.This Part applies if— (a) a collection order contains reserve...

        2. Requirement to notify P on failure of an attachment of earnings order etc.

          1. 30.The fines officer must deliver to P a notice (“a...

        3. Application to fines officer for variation of reserve terms

          1. 31.(1) P may, at any time— (a) after the date...

        4. Appeal against decision of fines officer

          1. 32.(1) P may, within 10 working days from the date...

        5. Increase in fine on first default

          1. 33.(1) This paragraph applies on the first occasion on which...

        6. Notice of increase etc.

          1. 34.If an increase is imposed the fines officer must deliver...

      9. Part 9 FURTHER STEPS

        1. Effect of compliance with requirement to contact fines officer

          1. 35.(1) This paragraph applies if P contacts the fines officer...

        2. Application to fines officer after increase for variation of payment terms

          1. 36.(1) P may, at any time— (a) after a relevant...

        3. Functions of fines officer in relation to defaulters: referral or further steps notice

          1. 37.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) P is in default...

        4. The range of further steps available against defaulters

          1. 38.(1) The steps referred to in paragraphs 37(6)(b) and 39(3)...

        5. Powers of court ...

          1. 39.(1) This paragraph applies if the magistrates' court is hearing...

        6. Implementation of further steps notice

          1. 40.If— (a) P does not appeal within 10 working days...

        7. Power to order sale of clamped vehicle

          1. 41.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a motor vehicle has...

        8. Power of fines officer to refer case to magistrates' court

          1. 42.(1) The fines officer may refer a case to the...

          2. 42A.Increase in fine by court

      10. Part 10 Supplementary provisions

        1. Fines collection regulations

          1. 43.In this Schedule “fines collection regulations” means regulations made by...

          2. 44.(1) Fines collection regulations may, for the purpose of giving...

          3. 45.Fines collection regulations may, for the purpose of giving effect...

          4. 46.(1) Fines collection regulations may, for the purpose of giving...

          5. 47.Fines collection regulations may make provision relating to cases where...

        2. Offences of providing false information, failing to disclose information etc.

          1. 48.(1) P commits an offence if, in providing a statement...

        3. Offence of meddling with vehicle clamp

          1. 49.(1) A person commits an offence if he removes or...

        4. Meaning of “standard powers in respect of persons liable to pay fines or other sums”

          1. 50.In this Schedule “ standard powers in respect of persons...

        5. Meaning of references to pending appeals

          1. 51.For the purposes of this Schedule the period during which...

        6. Meaning of “10 working days”

          1. 52.In this Schedule “10 working days” means any period of...

        7. Meaning of “the magistrates' court”

          1. 53.In this Schedule “the magistrates' court”, in relation to a...

    7. SCHEDULE 6

      Discharge of fines by unpaid work

      1. Introductory

        1. 1.(1) This Schedule applies if a person aged 18 or...

      2. Cases where work order may be made

        1. 2.(1) The relevant court may, on the application of a...

      3. Provisions of order

        1. 3.(1) A work order is an order requiring P to...

      4. Effect of order on enforcement of payment

        1. 4.(1) Where a work order has been made in respect...

      5. Appointment of, and duties of, supervisor

        1. 5.(1) A person may not be appointed as the supervisor...

      6. Obligations of person subject to work order, and effect of compliance

        1. 6.(1) Where a work order is in force, P must...

      7. Effect of payment

        1. 7.(1) Where a work order has been made in respect...

      8. Revocation or variation of order

        1. 8.(1) If, on the application of the fines officer, it...

      9. Allowing for work done

        1. 9.(1) If it appears to the court revoking a work...

      10. Effect of revocation

        1. 10.(1) Where a work order is revoked under paragraph 8(1),...

      11. Order not directly enforceable

        1. 11.The obligations of P under a work order are not...

      12. Evidence of supervisor

        1. 12.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) it falls to a...

      13. Provision of information

        1. 13.Regulations may— (a) require a work order to contain prescribed...

    8. SCHEDULE 7

      Enforcement of Certain Writs and Warrants

      1. Enforcement officers: general

        1. Districts for writs and warrants enforced by enforcement officers

          1. 1.(1) England and Wales is to be divided into districts...

        2. Enforcement officers: authorisation and assignment to districts

          1. 2.(1) An enforcement officer is an individual who is authorised...

        3. Direction of writs of execution to enforcement officers

          1. 3.(1) A writ of execution issued from the High Court...

        4. Issue of certain warrants to enforcement officers

          1. 3A.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies for the purpose of identifying the...

        5. Enforcement officers to have traditional powers etc. of sheriff

          1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies in relation to writs directed to...

        6. Constable’s duty to assist enforcement officers

          1. 5.It is the duty of every constable, at the request...

      2. Writs of execution against goods

        1. Application of paragraphs 7 to 11

          1. 6.Paragraphs 7 to 11 apply to any writ of execution...

        2. Endorsement of writ with date and time of receipt

          1. 7.(1) If the writ is directed to a single enforcement...

        3. Effect of writ

          1. 8.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the writ binds the property...

        4. Seizure of goods

          1. 9.(1) This paragraph applies where an enforcement officer or other...

        5. Sale of goods seized

          1. 10.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a writ of execution...

        6. Protection of officers selling seized goods

          1. 11.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) a writ of execution...

      3. Supplementary

        1. Regulations

          1. 12.(1) The Lord Chancellor may make regulations for the purpose...

    9. SCHEDULE 8

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Parochial Libraries Act 1708 (c. 14)

        1. 1.In section 10 (warrant to search for lost books), omit...

      2. Distress for Rent Act 1737 (c. 19)

        1. 2.In section 4 (application to justices where goods carried off...

        2. 3.In section 16 (possession of property deserted by tenant), omit...

      3. Inclosure Act 1773 (c. 81)

        1. 4.In section 4 (issue of warrant for recovery of expenses...

      4. Sale of Farming Stock Act 1816 (c. 50)

        1. 5.In section 10 (indemnity to sheriff and others acting under...

      5. Burial Ground Act 1816 (c. 141)

        1. 6.In section 2 (verification of value of land), omit “for...

      6. Inclosure and Drainage (Rates) Act 1833 (c. 35)

        1. 7.In section 1 (recovery of rates or assessments), omit “acting...

        2. 8.In section 2 (form of warrant or distress), omit “for...

      7. Judgments Act 1838 (c. 110)

        1. 9.In section 12 (sheriff may seize money, bank notes, etc.),...

      8. Metropolitan Police Act 1839 (c. 47)

        1. 10.For section 75 (meaning of “magistrate”), substitute— Meaning of “magistrate”...

      9. Ordnance Survey Act 1841 (c. 30)

        1. 11.In section 2 (dispute as to damage caused during survey)—...

      10. Railway Regulation Act 1842 (c. 55)

        1. 12.(1) In section 17 (punishment of persons employed on railways...

      11. Defence Act 1842 (c. 94)

        1. 13.(1) In section 24 (compensation for damage caused by temporary...

      12. London Hackney Carriages Act 1843 (c. 86)

        1. 14.(1) Amend section 24 (proceedings with respect to licences on...

      13. Companies Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (c. 16)

        1. 15.In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The word...

        2. 16.In section 18 (transmission of shares by other means than...

        3. 17.In section 33 (evidence as to forfeiture of shares), for...

        4. 18.Paragraphs 15 to 17 extend only to England and Wales....

      14. Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (c. 18)

        1. 19.(1) In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

      15. Railway Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 (c. 20)

        1. 20.In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The word...

        2. 21.In section 11 (limiting deviation from datum line described on...

        3. 22.In section 46 (crossings of roads—level crossings), omit “in petty...

        4. 23.In section 59 (proceedings on application to justices to consent...

        5. 24.Paragraphs 20 to 23 extend only to England and Wales....

      16. Geological Survey Act 1845 (c. 63)

        1. 25.In section 1 (dispute as to damage caused during survey),...

        2. 26.In section 6 (interpretation), for “the word “justices” shall include...

      17. Markets and Fairs Clauses Act 1847 (c. 14)

        1. 27.(1) In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

      18. Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847 (c. 27)

        1. 28.(1) In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

      19. Towns Improvement Clauses Act 1847 (c. 34)

        1. 29.(1) In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

      20. Cemeteries Clauses Act 1847 (c. 65)

        1. 30.(1) In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

      21. Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (c. 89)

        1. 31.(1) In section 3 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

      22. Hares Act 1848 (c. 29)

        1. 32.In section 2 (registration of authorisation)— (a) for “clerk of...

      23. Indictable Offences Act 1848 (c. 42)

        1. 33.In section 13 (English warrants may be backed in the...

      24. Evidence Act 1851 (c. 99)

        1. 34.In section 13(2)(a) (proof of conviction of defendant by copy...

      25. Inclosure Act 1859 (c. 43)

        1. 35.In section 4 (how damage to be assessed), for “for...

        2. 36.In section 6 (justices' warrant for distress), for “of such...

      26. Ecclesiastical Courts Jurisdiction Act 1860 (c. 32)

        1. 37.In section 2 (offence of making a disturbance in churches,...

        2. 38.In section 3 (power to arrest offenders and take them...

        3. 39.Paragraphs 37 and 38 do not extend to Northern Ireland....

      27. Defence Act 1860 (c. 112)

        1. 40.(1) In section 47 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

      28. Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100)

        1. 41.In section 44 (if magistrates dismiss case of assault or...

        2. 42.In section 65 (justices may issue search warrants for explosive...

        3. 43.Paragraphs 41 and 42 do not extend to Northern Ireland....

      29. Poaching Prevention Act 1862 (c. 114)

        1. 44.(1) In section 1 (interpretation), omit from “; and the...

        2. 45.In section 2 (summons to appear before justice of the...

        3. 46.In section 3 (recovery of penalties), omit “in England in...

      30. Criminal Procedure Act 1865 (c. 18)

        1. 47.In section 6(2)(a) (proof of conviction of witness by signed...

      31. Dockyard Ports Regulation Act 1865 (c. 125)

        1. 48.(1) In section 2 (interpretation), omit the words from “The...

        2. 49.In section 22 (jurisdiction of justice of the peace), for...

      32. Newspapers, Printers and Reading Rooms Repeal Act 1869 (c. 24)

        1. 50.In Schedule 2 (which sets out enactments continued in force...

      33. Promissory Oaths Act 1871 (c. 48)

        1. 51.In section 2 (persons before whom oaths to be taken),...

      34. Prevention of Crimes Act 1871 (c. 112)

        1. 52.In paragraph (a) of the last sentence of section 18...

      35. Fairs Act 1873 (c. 37)

        1. 53.The amendments of section 6 (alteration of fair day on...

      36. Commons Act 1876 (c. 56)

        1. 54.In section 20 (prohibition of gravel digging on certain commons...

      37. Municipal Corporations Act 1882 (c. 50)

        1. 55.In section 153(3) (issue of warrant following failure by borough...

      38. Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3)

        1. 56.(1) In section 6(1) (inquiry into offences)—

        2. 57.In section 9(2) (application of Act to Scotland), for “...

      39. Sheriffs Act 1887 (c. 55)

        1. 58.In section 7(1) (declaration of office), for the words from...

        2. 59.In section 17 (disqualification from acting as justice of the...

        3. 60.In section 23(3) (declaration of office by under-sheriff), for the...

        4. 61.(1) Amend section 26 (declaration by bailiffs, etc.) as follows....

        5. 62.In section 29 (punishment for misconduct), after subsection (2) insert—...

        6. 63.In section 38 (definitions), after the definition of “county” insert—...

      40. Local Government Act 1888 (c. 41)

        1. 64.In section 28(2) (power of county council to delegate to...

      41. Behring Sea Award Act 1894 (c. 2)

        1. 65.The Behring Sea Award Act 1894 shall have effect in...

      42. Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1907 (c. 53)

        1. 66.In section 94(7) (licensing of pleasure boats: appeals to magistrates'...

      43. Indictments Act 1915 (c. 90)

        1. 67.In section 2(2) (powers of rule committee), for the words...

      44. Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Act 1920 (c. 33)

        1. 68.In section 3(4) (return of order to original court for...

        2. 69.(1) Amend section 4 (power of court of summary jurisdiction...

        3. 70.(1) In section 7(2) (power to make rules about proceedings...

      45. Criminal Justice Act 1925 (c. 86)

        1. 71.In section 33(4) (rules about service of documents on a...

      46. Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12)

        1. 72.In section 7(2) (offence of selling tobacco to persons under...

        2. 73.(1) Amend section 25 (restrictions on persons under 18 going...

        3. 74.(1) Amend section 46 (assignment of certain matters to youth...

        4. 75.In section 48(3) (remand of child or young person by...

        5. 76.Omit section 101 (application of Summary Jurisdiction Acts).

        6. 77.In section 102(1) (appeals to Crown Court), for “court of...

      47. Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933 (c. 13)

        1. 78.(1) In section 3(1) (power to make rules of court...

      48. Public Offices (Site) Act 1947 (c. 45)

        1. 79.Omit section 7 (correction of errors in deposited plan and...

      49. The National Assistance Act 1948 (c. 29)

        1. 80.In section 43(4) (interpretation of section 43), for the words...

        2. 81.(1) Amend section 47 (removal to suitable premises of persons...

        3. 82.Omit section 65(c) (in application of Act to Scotland, references...

      50. Criminal Justice Act 1948 (c. 58)

        1. 83.For section 37(4) (recommittal following appeal etc.) substitute—

      51. Prevention of Damage by Pests Act 1949 (c. 55)

        1. 84.(1) Amend section 15 (appeal against directions) as follows.

      52. Marriage Act 1949 (c. 76)

        1. 85.In section 3(5) (meaning of “the court”), for “appointed for...

      53. National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 (c. 97)

        1. 86.In section 68(3) (complaint to court about access requirement), omit...

      54. Maintenance Orders Act 1950 (c. 37)

        1. 87.In section 17(1)(a) (registration of maintenance orders in England), for...

        2. 88.(1) Amend section 18 (enforcement of registered orders) as follows....

        3. 89.(1) Amend section 22 (discharge and variation of registered orders)...

        4. 90.In section 24(5A)(b) (cessation of order requiring payment), for “a...

        5. 91.(1) Amend section 25 (rules as to procedure of magistrates'...

        6. 92.(1) Amend section 28(1) (interpretation) as follows.

      55. Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Protection of Civil Interests) Act 1951 (c. 65)

        1. 93.(1) In Schedule 2 (paying authorities under Part 5), omit...

      56. Prison Act 1952 (c. 52)

        1. 94.(1) Amend section 19 (right of justice to visit prison)...

      57. Army Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 18)

        1. 95.In— (a) section 189(3A)(a) (fee for certificate on delivery into...

      58. Air Force Act 1955 (3 & 4 Eliz. 2 c. 19)

        1. 96.In— (a) section 189(3A)(a) (fee for certificate on delivery into...

      59. Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c. 53)

        1. 97.In— (a) section 110(2A)(a) (fee for certificate on delivery into...

      60. Maintenance Orders Act 1958 (c. 39)

        1. 98.(1) Amend section 2 (registration of orders) as follows.

        2. 99.In section 3(3A) (requirement of person liable under order to...

        3. 100.In section 4(5B) (variation of orders registered in magistrates' courts)—...

        4. 101.(1) Amend section 5 (cancellation of registration) as follows.

        5. 102.(1) Amend section 18 (powers of magistrates to renew committals)...

        6. 103.In section 20(1) (registration of order at request of person...

        7. 104.In section 21(1) (interpretation), omit the definition of “rules of...

      61. Manoeuvres Act 1958 (7 & 8 Eliz. 2 c. 7)

        1. 105.(1) Amend section 3 (power to close highways) as follows....

      62. Obscene Publications Act 1959 (c. 66)

        1. 106.(1) Amend section 3 (powers of search, seizure and forfeiture)...

      63. Road Traffic Act 1960 (c. 16)

        1. 107.In section 243(a) (proof in summary proceedings of identity of...

      64. Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 (c. 62)

        1. 108.In section 7(1) (appeal to magistrates' court against conditions attached...

        2. 109.In section 8(2) (appeal to magistrates' court against alteration to...

        3. 110.In section 32(1)(c) (application to Scotland), omit “acting for the...

      65. Administration of Justice Act 1960 (c. 65)

        1. 111.In section 2(3) (power to extend time for applying for...

        2. 112.Omit section 3 (special provision as to capital cases).

      66. Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963 (c. 2)

        1. 113.In section 10A(5) (notification of cancellation of betting office licence),...

        2. 114.In section 11 (notification of cancellation of bookmaker’s or betting...

        3. 115.(1) Amend Schedule 1 (bookmaker’s permits, betting agency permits and...

      67. Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 (c. 41)

        1. 116.In section 46(11) (appeals relating to exemptions from Act), omit...

      68. Administration of Justice Act 1964 (c. 42)

        1. 117.For section 19(4)(a) (application of Sheriffs Act 1887 to Greater...

        2. 118.In section 26 (Inner and Middle Temples), omit “commissions of...

      69. Backing of Warrants (Republic of Ireland) Act 1965 (c. 45)

        1. 119.In section 1(1) (endorsement of warrants issued in Republic of...

        2. 120.In section 4(1) (issue of provisional warrant), in paragraph (c),...

        3. 121.In section 6(2) (discharge of persons where police of Republic...

        4. 122.In section 8(1) (rules of court), for paragraph (a) substitute—...

        5. 123.(1) Amend the Schedule (supplementary provisions as to proceedings under...

      70. Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (c. 56)

        1. 124.Omit section 1(5) (jurisdiction of justices of the peace).

      71. Public Works Loans Act 1965 (c. 63)

        1. 125.In section 2(1)(a) (loan to relevant authority)—

      72. Criminal Procedure (Attendance of Witnesses) Act 1965 (c. 69)

        1. 126.In each of the following provisions, for “Crown Court rules”,...

      73. National Loans Act 1968 (c. 18)

        1. 127.In Schedule 4 (local loans), in paragraph 1, in paragraph...

      74. Criminal Appeal Act 1968 (c. 19)

        1. 128.In section 45 (construction of references to single judge), for...

        2. 129.Omit section 48 (appeal in capital cases).

        3. 130.Omit Schedule 4 (procedural and other modifications for capital cases)....

      75. Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968 (c. 20)

        1. 131.Omit— (a) section 55 (modification of provisions of Parts 2...

      76. Gaming Act 1968 (c. 65)

        1. 132.(1) Amend Schedule 2 (court order cancelling licence) as follows....

        2. 133.(1) Amend Schedule 3 (registration of members' clubs in England...

        3. 134.In Schedule 7 (registration for gaming by means of machines),...

      77. Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (c. 54)

        1. 135.In section 23AA (electronic monitoring of conditions of remand), in...

        2. 136.In section 23A(2)(a) (court appearance of person arrested for breaking...

      78. Taxes Management Act 1970 (c. 9)

        1. 137.In section 4(7) (power to appoint officers and staff for...

      79. Administration of Justice Act 1970 (c. 31)

        1. 138.In section 41(5) (enforcement of orders for payment of costs...

      80. Courts Act 1971 (c. 23)

        1. 139.Omit— (a) section 27 (administrative and other court staff),

        2. 140.In section 52(3) (award of costs where information or complaint...

      81. Attachment of Earnings Act 1971 (c. 32)

        1. 141.In section 3(1)(c) (persons who may apply for an attachment...

        2. 142.In section 6(7)(c) (collecting officer in case of order made...

        3. 143.(1) Amend section 18 (collecting officer in case of order...

        4. 144.In section 21(2)(a)(ii) (costs to be sum due), for “justices'...

        5. 145.In section 25(1) (interpretation), omit the definition of “rules of...

      82. Fire Precautions Act 1971 (c. 40)

        1. 146.In section 43(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “the court”,...

      83. Immigration Act 1971 (c. 77)

        1. 147.In section 25D(6)(a) (court to which application may be made...

        2. 148.(1) Amend section 28K (execution of search warrants issued to...

        3. 149.(1) Amend Schedule 2 (administrative provisions about control on entry)...

        4. 150.(1) Amend Schedule 3 (supplementary provisions about deportation) as follows....

      84. Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 (c. 18)

        1. 151.In section 7(5B) (power of magistrates' court on confirming provisional...

        2. 152.(1) Amend section 8 (enforcement of maintenance order registered in...

        3. 153.In section 9(1ZA) (variation and revocation of maintenance order registered...

        4. 154.In section 17(4) (proceedings in magistrates' courts)—

        5. 155.(1) Amend section 18 (provision that may be made by...

        6. 156.In section 21(1) (interpretation of Part 1), in the definition...

        7. 157.In section 23(6) (maintenance orders registered in High Court under...

        8. 158.In section 26(6) (application for recovery of maintenance in convention...

        9. 159.(1) Amend section 27B (sending application to appropriate magistrates' court)...

        10. 160.(1) Amend section 27C (application for recovery of maintenance in...

        11. 161.In section 32(2A) (transfer of orders), for “justices' chief executive”...

        12. 162.In section 34(3)(a) (application from abroad to vary registered order),...

        13. 163.(1) Amend section 34A (variation of orders by magistrates' courts)...

        14. 164.In section 47(3) (construction of references to the jurisdiction of...

      85. Civil Evidence Act 1972 (c. 30)

        1. 165.Omit section 2(8) (power to make rules of court under...

      86. Criminal Justice Act 1972 (c. 71)

        1. 166.In section 51(4) (execution of process between England and Wales...

      87. Administration of Justice Act 1973 (c. 15)

        1. 167.In section 5 (consequential) omit “Paragraph 7 of”.

        2. 168.In Schedule 1 (justices of the peace: consequential re-enactments and...

      88. Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 (c. 18)

        1. 169.In section 35(3) (jurisdiction to hear application for alteration of...

        2. 170.(1) Amend section 38 (orders for repayment of sums paid...

      89. Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 (c. 60)

        1. 171.In section 3(9) (application to terminate disqualification), for “for the...

      90. Juries Act 1974 (c. 23)

        1. 172.In— (a) section 9(3) (appeal against refusal to excuse from...

        2. 173.In section 14 (views by jurors), for “Crown Court rules,...

        3. 174.In Schedule 1 (jury service: ineligibility, disqualification and excusal), in...

      91. Friendly Societies Act 1974 (c. 46)

        1. 175.For section 102 (jurisdiction of magistrates' courts) substitute— Jurisdiction of...

      92. Solicitors Act 1974 (c. 47)

        1. 176.(1) Amend section 38 (circumstances in which solicitor who is...

      93. Evidence (Proceedings in Other Jurisdictions) Act 1975 (c. 34)

        1. 177.In section 7 (rules of court)— (a) for the words...

      94. Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (c. 51)

        1. 178.In paragraph 14 of Schedule 4 (offences: delivery of licences...

      95. Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (c. 52)

        1. 179.In section 17(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “the court”,...

      96. Bail Act 1976 (c. 63)

        1. 180.In section 2 (definitions), omit the definitions of “Crown Court...

        2. 181.In section 3AA (electronic monitoring of compliance with bail conditions),...

        3. 182.In section 5(10) (meaning of “prescribed” in section 5), for...

        4. 183.(1) Amend section 5B (reconsideration of decisions granting bail) as...

        5. 184.In section 6(9)(c)(i) (certification of copy of record), for “justices'...

        6. 185.In section 7(4)(a) (appearance before justice following arrest for absconding...

        7. 186.(1) Amend section 8 (bail with sureties) as follows.

      97. Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

        1. 187.(1) Amend Schedule 1A (bodies subject to general statutory duty)...

      98. Administration of Justice Act 1977 (c. 38)

        1. 188.Omit section 22 (membership of rule committees).

      99. Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45)

        1. 189.(1) Amend section 10 (obstruction of court officers executing process...

        2. 190.In section 48(1) (power to make rules as to furnishing...

      100. Domestic Proceedings and Magistrates' Courts Act 1978 (c. 22)

        1. 191.In section 6(9) (restrictions on power to make order where...

        2. 192.(1) Amend section 20ZA (variation of orders for periodical payments)...

        3. 193.In section 27 (refusal of order in case more suitable...

        4. 194.In section 30(1) (jurisdiction to hear application for order under...

        5. 195.(1) Amend section 32 (enforcement of orders for payment of...

        6. 196.(1) Amend section 35 (orders for repayment of sums paid...

        7. 197.(1) Amend section 88 (interpretation) as follows.

      101. Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 (c. 23)

        1. 198.(1) Amend Schedule 1 (appeals to House of Lords in...

      102. Protection of Children Act 1978 (c. 37)

        1. 199.(1) Amend section 4 (entry, search and seizure) as follows....

        2. 200.In section 5(1) (forfeiture of seized articles), for “for that...

      103. Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980 (c. 32)

        1.  .In section 4 (supplemental), in subsection (4)(a), for “justices' chief...

      104. Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)

        1. 201.Omit section 3 (offences committed on boundaries etc.).

        2. 202.In section 6(5) (display of details of committal proceedings), for...

        3. 203.In section 12 (non-appearance of accused), in—

        4. 204.(1) Amend section 12A (application of section 12 where accused...

        5. 205.(1) Amend section 14 (proceedings invalid where accused did not...

        6. 206.In section 43(2) (enforcement of recognizance of a surety for...

        7. 207.In section 47 (service of summons out of time after...

        8. 208.(1) Amend section 59 (orders for periodical payment: means of...

        9. 209.(1) Amend section 59A (orders for periodical payment: proceedings by...

        10. 210.(1) Amend section 59B(5) (interpretation of provisions relating to penalty...

        11. 211.(1) Amend section 60 (revocation, variation, etc. of orders for...

        12. 212.(1) In section 61(1) (periodical payments payable by one person...

        13. 213.In section 62(1)(ii) (proceedings for sums payable to child), for...

        14. 214.(1) Amend section 65(1) (proceedings which are family proceedings for...

        15. 215.In section 66(3) (composition of family proceedings courts), for the...

        16. 216.(1) Amend section 70 (jurisdiction of magistrates' courts in inner...

        17. 217.In section 74(1) (reasons for decisions in family proceedings), for...

        18. 218.(1) Amend section 77 (postponement of issue of warrant) as...

        19. 219.In— (a) section 78(4) (offence of removing impounded goods marked...

        20. 220.(1) Amend section 82 (restriction on power to impose imprisonment...

        21. 221.In section 84(1) (power to require statement of means) for...

        22. 222.(1) Amend section 85 (power to remit fine) as follows....

        23. 223.(1) Amend section 87 (enforcement of payment of fines by...

        24. 224.(1) Amend section 87A (fines imposed on companies) as follows....

        25. 225.(1) Amend section 89 (transfer of fine order) as follows....

        26. 226.In section 90(3) (transfer of fines to Scotland or Northern...

        27. 227.(1) Amend section 91 (transfer of fines from Scotland and...

        28. 228.In section 93(5) (issue of warrant to arrest person defaulting...

        29. 229.In section 95(3) (instalments in case of non-English maintenance order),...

        30. 230.In section 97(1), omit— (a) “for any commission area”, and...

        31. 231.(1) Amend section 97A (summons or warrant as to committal...

        32. 232.In section 99 (proof of non-payment of sum adjudged)—

        33. 233.In section 107 (false statements in declaration proving service), for...

        34. 234.In section 109(2) (notice to abandon an appeal), for “Crown...

        35. 235.In section 114 (payment of recognisances and fees on case...

        36. 236.(1) Amend section 116 (discharge of recognizance to keep the...

        37. 237.(1) Amend section 121 (constitution and place of sitting of...

        38. 238.In section 125(1) (warrants) for “the rules” substitute “ rules...

        39. 239.(1) Amend section 125B (execution of warrants by approved enforcement...

        40. 240.(1) Amend section 125C (disclosure of information for enforcing warrants)...

        41. 241.In section 126 (execution of certain warrants outside England and...

        42. 242.Omit sections 137 and 138 (fees and remission of fees)....

        43. 243.In section 139 (disposal of sums adjudged to be paid...

        44. 244.Omit section 141 (clerks to justices).

        45. 245.(1) Amend section 144 (rule committee) as follows.

        46. 246.(1) Amend section 145 (rules: supplementary provisions) as follows.

        47. 247.Omit section 147(occasional court-house).

        48. 248.In section 148(2) (power of magistrates' courts to act where...

        49. 249.Omit section 149 (Isles of Scilly).

        50. 250.(1) Amend section 150(1) (interpretation) as follows.

        51. 251.In section 152, for “the rules” substitute “ rules of...

        52. 252.Omit section 153 (magistrates' courts may sit on Sundays and...

        53. 253.In section 155(4) (extent of section 126 of 1980 Act),...

        54. 254.Omit Schedule 6 (fees).

      105. Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 (c. 47)

        1. 255.Omit— (a) section 48 (appeal in capital cases), and

      106. Highways Act 1980 (c. 66)

        1. 256.(1) Amend section 47 (power of magistrates' court to declare...

        2. 257.(1) Amend section 116 (power of magistrates' court to authorise...

      107. Zoo Licensing Act 1981 (c. 37)

        1. 258.In section 18(1) (appeals to magistrates' courts), omit “acting for...

      108. Senior Courts Act 1981

        1. 259.(1) Amend section 8 (the Crown Court) as follows.

        2. 260.In section 9(6A) (Circuit judge and Recorder not to exercise...

        3. 261.In section 75(1) (allocation of cases to different sorts of...

        4. 262.In— (a) section 125 (copies of wills and grants),

        5. 263.Omit section 130 (fees to be taken in Senior Courts)....

        6. 264.Omit sections 138, 138A and 138B (effect of writs of...

        7. 265.In section 151(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “prescribed”, omit...

      109. Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1981 (c. 63)

        1. 266.In paragraph 15(4A) of Schedule 1 (betting duties: notification of...

        2. 267.In paragraph 15(3)(a) of Schedule 4 (gaming machine licence duty:...

      110. Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (c. 27)

        1. 268.(1) Amend section 5 (recognition and enforcement of maintenance orders)...

        2. 269.In section 15(3) (interpretation), for “for the same petty sessions...

      111. Administration of Justice Act 1982 (c. 53)

        1. 270.In section 23(6)(a) (fees for deposit of wills), for “section...

      112. County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28)

        1. 271.In— (a) section 66(4) (fees payable in respect of trial...

        2. 272.Omit— (a) section 73 (register of judgments and orders), and...

        3. 273.In section 98(1) (protection of district judge of county court...

        4. 274.(1) Amend section 99 (effect of warrants of execution) as...

        5. 275.For section 104 (information as to writs and warrants of...

        6. 276.Omit section 128 (fees).

        7. .277.In section 147(1) (interpretation), omit the definition of “fees orders”....

      113. Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (c. 42)

        1. 278.Omit— (a) section 40 (family proceedings rules), and

      114. Building Act 1984 (c. 55)

        1. 279.In section 40(1) (appeal against section 36 notice), omit “acting...

        2. 280.In section 55(1) (appeals), omit “acting for the petty sessions...

      115. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

        1. 281.(1) Amend section 16 (execution of warrants) as follows.

        2. 282.(1) Amend section 46 (detention after charge) as follows.

        3. 283.In section 47(3A)(b) (date of first court appearance in bail...

        4. 284.In section 47A (early administrative hearings conducted by justices' clerks),...

        5. 285.In section 73(3)(a) (proof of convictions and acquittals), for “justices'...

        6. 286.In section 81(1) and (2) (advance notice of expert evidence...

      116. Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (c. 23)

        1. 287.In section 7(4) (sending to Director of Public Prosecutions of...

        2. 288.(1) Amend section 20 (regulations) as follows.

        3. 289.In section 21 (interpretation of Part 2), in subsection (4A)(b),...

        4. 290.(1) Amend section 23 (discontinuance of proceedings in magistrates' courts)...

      117. Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51)

        1. 291.Omit section 99 (disqualification of justices).

        2. 292.In Schedule 13 (residuary bodies), omit paragraph 13(i).

      118. Transport Act 1985 (c. 67)

        1. 293.(1) Amend section 17 (London taxi and taxi driver licensing:...

      119. Insolvency Act 1986 (c. 45)

        1. 294.In section 124(1) (application for winding up), for “a justices'...

        2. 295.(1) Amend section 183 (effect of execution or attachment) as...

        3. 296.(1) Amend section 184 (duties of sheriff) as follows.

        4. 297.(1) Amend section 346 (enforcement procedures) as follows.

        5. 298.(1) Amend section 347 (distress) as follows.

        6. 299.In paragraph 12(1)(d) of Schedule B1 (application for administration order),...

      120. Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (c. 46)

        1. 300.In— (a) section 2(2)(c) (court which may make disqualification order...

      121. Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987 (c. 27)

        1. 301.In section 41 (interpretation), in the definition of “the court”,...

      122. Coroners Act 1988 (c. 13)

        1. 302.In— (a) sections 16(1)(a) (adjournment of inquest in event of...

      123. Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33)

        1. 303.(1) Amend section 41 (power of Crown Court to deal...

        2. 304.In section 67(1) (notification of fine imposed by coroner), for...

      124. Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)

        1. 305.In— (a) section 74(1)(c) (levies), and (b) section 117(5)(c) (rates...

      125. Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

        1. 306.In section 90(1)(a) (application to court for review of conduct...

        2. 307.In section 100(1) (appeals relating to licences), omit “acting for...

        3. 308.In section 119(1) (appeal to sheriff)— (a) omit “acting for...

        4. 309.In section 133(1)(a) (review of examinations by magistrates' court), for...

      126. Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53)

        1. 310.In section 7(2) (duty to produce licence), for “justices' chief...

        2. 311.In sections 8(a) and 25(2)(a) (notification of date of birth...

        3. 312.In section 26 (interim disqualification)— (a) renumber the subsection inserted...

        4. 313.In section 27(5) (production of licence), for “justices' chief executive”...

        5. 314.In section 52(3)(c) (fixed penalty notice), for “justices' chief executive”...

        6. 315.(1) Amend section 69 (payment of fixed penalty) as follows....

        7. 316.In section 70(4)(a) (registration certificate), for “justices' chief executive for...

        8. 317.(1) Amend section 71 (registration of sums payable in default)...

        9. 318.In section 74(5) (provisions supplementary to sections 72 and 73)—...

        10. 319.In section 75(6) (conditional offer of fixed penalty: fixed penalty...

        11. 320.(1) Amend section 82 (accounting for fixed penalties) as follows....

        12. 321.In section 83(1)(b) (powers in cases of deception), for “justices'...

        13. 322.In section 84(c) (power to make regulations prescribing duties), for...

      127. Dangerous Dogs Act 1989 (c. 30)

        1. 323.In section 1 (additional powers of court on complaint about...

      128. Extradition Act 1989 (c. 33)

        1. 324.In section 7(3) (rules as to service of documents), for...

        2. 325.In section 8(1)(a) (issue of warrant of arrest for purposes...

        3. 326.In section 9(2) (proceedings for committal), for “the Senior District...

        4. 327.In section 13(5)(a) (return to foreign states – supplementary), for...

        5. 328.In section 14(2) (simplified procedure)— (a) for “rules under section...

        6. 329.(1) Amend Schedule 1 (provisions deriving from Extradition Act 1870...

        7. 330.(1) In paragraph 5 of Schedule 1A (adaptation of Act...

      129. Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37)

        1. 331.(1) Amend section 7 (disqualification for membership of scheme) as...

        2. 332.In— (a) section 14G(3) (variation of banning order),

        3. 333.(1) Amend section 18 (information) as follows.

        4. 334.In section 20(7) (appeal against refusal to grant exemption), omit...

        5. 335.In section 22(2) (banning orders arising out of offences outside...

      130. Children Act 1989 (c. 41)

        1. 336.In section 83(5) (directions to submit particulars of proceedings), for...

        2. 337.(1) Amend section 97 (privacy for children involved in certain...

        3. 338.(1) Amend paragraph 6A of Schedule 1 (variation of orders...

        4. 339.In paragraph 10(6) of Schedule 1 (jurisdiction to hear application...

        5. 340.In paragraph 24(6) of Schedule 2 (signature as evidence of...

      131. Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

        1. 341.In section 39(1) (authorities to which provisions about revenue accounts...

        2. 342.In section 67(3) (authorities to which provisions about interests in...

      132. Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

        1. 343.In section 217(2) (appeal to magistrates' court against section 215...

      133. Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (c. 9)

        1. 344.In section 47(4) (application to stay compulsory acquisition of listed...

        2. 345.In section 50(6) (application to court following direction for minimum...

      134. Computer Misuse Act 1990 (c. 18)

        1. 346.Omit section 11(1) (magistrates' court’s jurisdiction).

        2. 347.In section 16(10) (application to Northern Ireland)—

      135. Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)

        1. 348.Omit section 1(12) (duty of Lord Chancellor to prepare annual...

        2. 349.In section 10(2) (family proceedings in magistrates' courts), for “Rules...

      136. Criminal Justice Act 1991 (c. 53)

        1. 350.In section 20A(2)(a) (official request for statement of financial circumstances),...

        2. 351.Omit sections 76 to 78 (court security).

        3. 352.(1) Amend section 92 (interpretation of Part 4) as follows....

      137. Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (c. 65)

        1. 353.In section 4 (destruction and disqualification orders)—

      138. Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5)

        1. 354.In section 107 (recovery of expenditure on income support)—

        2. 355.In section 121(1) (unpaid contributions – supplementary)—

      139. Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14)

        1. 356.In section 19(3) (exclusion of Crown exemption), omit paragraph (ea)....

      140. Friendly Societies Act 1992 (c. 40)

        1. 357.For section 110 (jurisdiction of magistrates' courts) substitute— Jurisdiction of...

      141. Charities Act 1992 (c. 41)

        1. 358.In section 71(3) (appeals), omit from “and references” onwards.

      142. Protection of Badgers Act 1992 (c. 51)

        1. 359.In section 13 (powers of court where dog used or...

      143. Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

        1. 360.In Schedule 1 (tribunals under direct supervision of Council on...

      144. Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c. 48)

        1. 361.In section 68(1)(b) (receipt of statement of admission of failure...

      145. Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (c. 22)

        1. 362.In— (a) section 51(3)(b)(i) (meaning of “appropriately proved”), and

      146. Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23)

        1. 363.In section 82(3) (power to appoint officers and staff for...

      147. Drug Trafficking Act 1994 (c. 37)

        1. 364.In section 55(7) (power to make rules about orders under...

      148. Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995 (c. 13)

        1. 365.In paragraph 3(3A) of Schedule 1 (test certificate not previously...

      149. Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c. 21)

        1. 366.In section 68(4A) (particulars of fine for not co-operating with...

      150. Criminal Appeal Act 1995 (c. 35)

        1. 367.In section 22 (meaning of public body etc.), omit subsection...

      151. Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)

        1. 368.(1) Amend section 38 (appeal against refusal of exemption certificate)...

      152. Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)

        1. 369.In paragraph 7(3A) of Schedule 2 (fee payable on delivery...

        2. 370.In paragraph 9(4) of Schedule 3 (certificate as proof of...

      153. Police Act 1996 (c. 16)

        1. 371.In section 5(2) (consultation before reduction in size of police...

        2. 372.In section 5C(3) (consultation before reduction in size of Metropolitan...

        3. 373.(1) Amend Schedule 2 (police authorities established under section 3)...

        4. 374.(1) Amend Schedule 2A (the Metropolitan Police Authority) as follows....

        5. 375.(1) Amend Schedule 3 (police authorities: selection of independent members)...

        6. 376.After Schedule 3 insert— SCHEDULE 3A police authorities: selection of...

      154. Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (c. 25)

        1. 377.(1) Amend section 19 (rules of court) as follows.

        2. 378.In section 20(3) (rules as to disclosure), for the words...

        3. 379.In section 33 (Crown Court Rules)— (a) in subsections (1)...

        4. 380.In paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 (rules about statements and...

        5. 381.In paragraph 13(2) of Schedule 4 (modification of section 20(3)...

      155. National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c. 39)

        1. 382.After section 45 insert— Persons discharging fines by unpaid work...

      156. Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999 (c. 11)

        1. 383.In section 9(9) (application for termination of disqualification), for “for...

      157. Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (c. 23)

        1. 384.In each of the following provisions, for “rules of court”...

        2. 385.In section 24 (evidence by live link), omit subsections (5)...

        3. 386.In section 44(11) (restrictions on reporting of offences), for “rules...

        4. 387.Omit section 65(2) (meaning of “rules of court”).

      158. Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

        1. 388.(1) Amend Schedule 4 (forfeiture orders) as follows.

        2. 389.(1) Amend Schedule 5 (terrorist investigations: information) as follows.

        3. 390.(1) Amend paragraph 4 of Schedule 6 (procedure on application...

        4. 391.In paragraph 29(4)(a) of Schedule 8(extension of detention: meaning of...

      159. Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

        1. 392.In Schedule 1 (public authorities), omit paragraph 34.

      160. Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)

        1. 393.In paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 1 (constitution of local probation...

      161. Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 (c. 3)

        1. 394.In section 38(5) (unified power to fund speed cameras)—

      162. Private Security Industry Act 2001 (c. 12)

        1. 395.(1) Amend section 11 (appeals in licensing matters) as follows....

        2. 396.(1) Amend section 18 (appeals relating to approvals) as follows....

      163. Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16)

        1. 397.In section 3(3)(f) (penalty notice for disorderly behaviour), for “justices'...

        2. 398.In section 7(1) (payment of penalty), for “justices' chief executive”...

        3. 399.In section 8(2) (certificate that sum is registrable for enforcement...

        4. 400.(1) Amend section 9 (registration of sums payable in default)...

        5. 401.In section 21(5) (closure of unlicensed premises), for “justices' chief...

        6. 402.In section 22(5)(a) (termination of closure order), for “justices' chief...

      164. International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)

        1. 403.In— (a) section 7(3) (form of consent to surrender), and...

        2. 404.In section 26 (meaning of “appropriate judicial officer”), in the...

        3. 405.In paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 5 (orders under Part 1),...

      165. Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29)

        1. 406.In— (a) section 24(1)(b) (application to discharge confiscation order: inadequacy...

        2. 407.In section 54(6) and (7) (payments by enforcement receivers), for...

        3. 408.(1) Amend section 55 (sums received by justices' chief executive)...

        4. 409.In section 67(5) (payment of seized money), for “justices' chief...

        5. 410.In section 91 (Crown Court Rules) for “Crown Court Rules...

      166. Adoption and Children Act 2002 (c. 38)

        1. 411.In section 13(2) (requirement to provide information relating to adoption),...

        2. 412.In section 55(2) (interpretation of section 55(1)), for “petty sessions”...

        3. 413.(1) Amend section 141 (rules of procedure) as follows.

        4. 414.In section 144(1) (interpretation), for the definition of “rules” substitute—...

    10. SCHEDULE 9

      Transitional provisions and savings

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.In this Schedule “the JPA 1997” means the Justices of...

      2. Orders contracting out the provision of officers and staff

        1. 2.Any order which, immediately before section 2 comes into force,...

      3. Local justice areas

        1. 3.The first order under section 8 must specify as a...

      4. Appointment and assignment of lay justices

        1. 4.A person who, immediately before section 10 comes into force,...

      5. The supplemental list

        1. 5.(1) The existing supplemental list shall have effect as the...

      6. Keepers of the rolls

        1. 6.A person who, immediately before section 16 comes into force,...

      7. Chairman and deputy chairmen of the bench

        1. 7.A person who, immediately before section 17 comes into force,...

      8. Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate)

        1. 8.(1) The person who, immediately before section 23 comes into...

      9. Justices' clerks and assistant clerks

        1. 9.A person who— (a) immediately before section 27 comes into...

        2. 10.A person who— (a) immediately before section 27 comes into...

        3. 11.(1) Any regulations made under— (a) section 42 of the...

      10. Family proceedings courts

        1. 12.Any justice of the peace who, immediately before section 49...

      11. Youth courts

        1. 13.Any justice of the peace who, immediately before section 50...

      12. Inspectors of court administration

        1. 14.Any person who, immediately before section 58 comes into force,...

      13. Collection of fines and discharge of fines by unpaid work

        1. 15.(1) This paragraph applies if section 97 and Schedule 5...

      14. Register of judgments and orders

        1. 16.The register having effect under section 73 of the County...

    11. SCHEDULE 10

      Repeals

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