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Justices of the Peace Act 1949

1949 CHAPTER 101 12 13 and 14 Geo 6

F1An Act to amend the law relating to justices of the peace (including stipendiary magistrates), justices’ clerks and the administrative and financial arrangements for magistrates’ courts, to provide for paying travelling and lodging allowances to members of probation committees and case committees and for enabling probation committees to hold land, to authorise the appointment of interim clerks of the peace in Scotland, and for purposes connected therewith.

[16th December 1949]

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(3)A person who has not been bound by and served under articles as required by [F27regulations made under [F28the M1Solicitors Act 1974]], but has served as assistant to a justices’ clerk, may be admitted a solicitor of the [F29Senior Courts]F29, subject to the following provisions—

(a)the person to be admitted shall have had not less than ten years’ service as such an assistant and, out of that service, not less than five years shall have been before the first day of January, nineteen hundred and sixty, and not less than the required number of years shall have been approved service;

(b)for the purpose of the foregoing paragraph “approved service” means service either—

(i)as an articled clerk; or

(ii)with respect to which the person to be admitted has obtained from the Law Society a certificate under this section on an application made after he has had five years’ service as such an assistant and before the said first day of January,

and the required number of years of approved service is the number which that person would, apart from this subsection, be required F30. . . to serve under articles entered into at the date of that application;

(c)the Law Society may grant a person a certificate with respect to service in any employment as assistant to a justices’ clerk if they are satisfied that at the time of granting the certificate it is not practicable for him to serve as an articled clerk in that employment, and the certificate shall relate to any service by him in that employment after that time;

(d)subject to the foregoing paragraphs [F28the M2Solicitors Act 1974], shall apply, with any necessary modifications, in relation to a person’s certificate under this section and a person applying for or obtaining such a certificate as if the certificate were articles of clerkship and the service to which it relates were service under those articles.

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X1(7)Subsection (2) of section one hundred and fifty-nine of the Municipal Corporations Act, 1882 (which relates to the qualification for being clerk to a borough justices), shall cease to have effect.

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46 Citation, repeal and extent.E+W

(1)This Act may be cited as the Justices of the Peace Act 1949.

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(3)This Act extends to England and Wales only F56. . .

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