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Courts Act 2003

Provisions relating to criminal procedure and appeals

Section 89: Retirement of Registrar of Criminal Appeals

234.This section brings the retirement age of the Registrar of Criminal Appeals into line with that for other judicial office holders (i.e. a normal compulsory retirement age of 70 for those appointed after the implementation of the JPRA 1993 in March 1995). Currently, by virtue of section 92 (2D) and (2E) of the SCA 1981, the registrar must retire at the age of 62.

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