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Administration of Justice Act 1956

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34Abolition of writs of elegit and repeal of enactments imposing charges on land, etc.

(1)No writ of elegit shall be issued after the coming into operation of this section.

(2)Subsections (1) to (3) and (5) of section one hundred and ninety-five of the Law of Property Act, 1925 (which provide that judgments entered up in the Supreme Court operate, subject to the provisions of those subsections, as charges on land of the judgment debtor) shall cease to have effect.

(3)Section one hundred and thirty-six of the County Courts. Act, 1934 (which relates to the removal to the High Court of a county court judgment where the judgment debtor has no goods or chattels which can be conveniently seized to satisfy the judgment) shall cease to have effect.

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