Constitutional Reform Act 2005

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310(1)Section 4 (establishment of courts boards) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)After subsection (5) insert—

(5A)Before making any order under subsection (2) or (4), the Lord Chancellor must consult the Lord Chief Justice.

(3)After subsection (7) insert—

(7A)The Lord Chief Justice may nominate a judicial office holder (as defined in section 109(4) of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005) to exercise his functions under this section.