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Administration of Justice Act 1956

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10Qualifications, etc., of official referees and other officers

(1)In addition to persons otherwise qualified—

(a)a judge of county courts shall be qualified to be appointed an official referee ;

(b)the Assistant Master in Lunacy shall be qualified to be appointed Master in Lunacy ;

(c)the assistant registrar of the Court of Criminal Appeal shall be qualified to be appointed Queen's Coroner and Attorney, Master of the Crown Office and Registrar of the Court of Criminal Appeal;

(d)the deputy assistant registrar of the Court of Criminal Appeal shall be qualified to be appointed—

(i)assistant registrar of the Court of Criminal Appeal; or

(ii)Queen's Coroner and Attorney, Master of the Crown Office and Registrar of the Court of Criminal Appeal.

(2)Any person appointed deputy assistant registrar of the Court of Criminal Appeal shall be a barrister of not less than five years' standing and shall be appointed by the Lord Chief Justice of England.

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