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Administration of Justice Act 1925

1925 CHAPTER 28 15 and 16 Geo 5

An Act to amend the law with respect to the jurisdiction and business of the Supreme Court in England and with respect to the judges, officers and offices thereof and otherwise with respect to the administration of justice.

[7th May 1925]

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C1Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

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22 Registration of deeds of arrangment. E+W

(1)The office for the registration of deeds of arrangement under the M1Deeds of Arrangement Act, 1914 (in this section referred to as “the Act of 1914”), shall be transferred to the Board of Trade, and the registrar for the purposes of the Act of 1914 shall be appointed by the Board of Trade, and references in that Act to the registrar of bills of sale or to the registrar for the purposes of that Act shall be construed as references to the registrar so appointed.

(2)Subsection (1) of section five of the Act of 1914 (which provides that a copy of every deed to be registered shall be presented to the registrar) shall have effect as if it provided that there shall be presented to the registrar such number of copies of the deed and of every schedule or inventory annexed thereto or referred to therein as he may deem to be necessary for the purpose of carrying out the requirements of the Act of 1914 as amended by this section.

(3) . . . F5

(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6all. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6 fees whatsoever to be taken under the Act of 1914 shall be prescribed by order made by the Lord Chancellor with the concurrence of the Treasury and not otherwise, and all such. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6 fees shall be paid into such account as the Treasury may direct.

(5)Subject to the provisions of subsection (4) of this section, rules for carrying into effect the provisions of the Act of 1914, as amended by this section, other than the provisions of section seven thereof, may be made by the Lord Chancellor with the concurrence of the President of the Board of Trade, and, subject as aforesaid, the expression “prescribed” in the Act of 1914 shall mean prescribed by rules made under this subsection.

(6)This section shall be construed as one with the Act of 1914.

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C2Functions of registrar for purposes of Deeds of Arrangement Act 1914 (c. 47) and of Registrar of Bills of Sale now exercisable by registrar appointed by Secretary of State acting concurrently with Board of Trade: S.I. 1970/1537

C3 “prescribed” means, as to fees taken under Deeds of Arrangement Act 1914 (c. 47), prescribed by order made by Lord Chancellor with concurrence of Treasury and, as to other matters arising under that Act except s. 7, prescribed by rules made by Lord Chancellor with concurrence of Secretary of State acting concurrently with President of Board of Trade: S.I. 1970/1537

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23 Local registration of bills of sale under Bills of Sale Acts, 1878 and 1882.E+W

(1)Section eleven of the M2Bills of Sale Act (1878) Amendment Act, 1882 (which makes provision for the local registration of the contents of bills of sale), shall have effect as if it required the registrar of bills of sale to transmit to county court registrars copies of the bills instead of abstracts of the contents of the bills, and references in that section to the abstract transmitted and the abstract registered shall be construed accordingly.

(2)Section ten of the M3Bills of Sale Act, 1878, shall have effect as though it required the presentation to the registrar on the registration of a bill of sale, in addition to the copy of the bill of sale mentioned in paragraph (2) of that section, of such number of copies of the bill and every schedule and inventory annexed thereto as the registrar may deem to be necessary for the purpose of carrying out the requirements of the said section eleven as amended by this section.

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Any order made under this Act by the Lord Chancellor, . . . F9 may at any time be revoked, varied or amended by a subsequent order made under this Act by the Lord Chancellor, . . . F9.

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(1)This Act may be cited as the Administration of Justice Act, 1925.

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(3)This Act shall not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland.

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