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Common Law Procedure Act 1852

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CCXXIIIIt shall be lawful for the Judges of the said Courts, or any Eight or more of them, of whom the Chiefs of each of the said Courts shall be Three, from Time to Time to make all such General Rules and Orders for the effectual Execution of this Act, and of the Intention and Object hereof, and for fixing the Costs to be allowed for and in respect of the Matters herein contained, and the Performance thereof, and for apportioning the Costs of Issues, and for the Purpose of enforcing Uniformity of Practice in the Allowance of Costs in the said Courts, and of ensuring as far as may be practicable an equal Division of the Business of Taxation amongst the Masters of the said Courts, as in their Judgment shall be necessary or proper, and for that Purpose to meet from Time to Time as Occasion may require : and it shall further be lawful for the Judges of the said Courts, or any Eight or more of them, of whom the Chiefs of each of the said Courts shall be Three, from Time to Time to exercise all the Powers and Authority given to them by an Act of Parliament passed in the Session of Parliament held in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act to enable the Judges of the Common Law at Westminster to alter the Forms of Pleading, with respect to any Matter herein contained relative to Practice or Pleading, anything in this Act to the contrary notwithstanding; and the Provisions of the said last-mentioned Act as to the Rules, Orders, or Regulations made in pursuance thereof shall be held applicable to any Rules, Orders, or Regulations which shall be made in pursuance of this Act: Provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to restrain the Authority or limit the Jurisdiction of the said Courts or the Judges thereof to make Rules or Orders, or otherwise to regulate and dispose of the Business therein.

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