Constitutional Reform Act 2005

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319(1)Section 17 (chairman and deputy chairmen) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (3) for “Lord Chancellor, or a person acting on his behalf, may” substitute “ Lord Chief Justice may, with the concurrence of the Lord Chancellor, ”.

(3)After subsection (5) insert—

(6)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.