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Constitutional Reform Act 2005

Section 109: Disciplinary powers: interpretation

319.Section 109 defines for the purposes of section 108 when a judge is subject to criminal proceedings, or to proceedings for an Address in Parliament, and what the meanings of ‘judicial office’, ‘senior judge’ and ‘sentence’ are. It provides that ‘subject to prescribed procedures’ and ‘under investigation for an offence’ may be defined in regulations.

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