237(1)Amend section 121 (constitution and place of sitting of court) as follows.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)Omit subsection (3).
(3)For subsection (4), substitute—
“(4)Subject to the provisions of any enactment to the contrary, a magistrates' court must sit in open court if it is—
(a)trying summarily an information for an indictable offence,
(b)trying an information for a summary offence,
(d)hearing a complaint, or
(e)holding an inquiry into the means of an offender for the purposes of section 82.”
(4)In subsection (5), omit “, or sitting in an occasional court-house”.