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Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Preliminary

    1. 1.Short title

    2. 2.Commencement of Act

  3. Appeal

    1. 3.Cases in which appeal lies to House of Lords

    2. 4.Form of appeal to House of Lords

    3. 5.Attendance of certain number of Lords of Appeal required at hearing and determination of appeals

    4. 6.Appointment of Lords of Appeal in Ordinary by Her Majesty

  4. Supplemental Provisions

    1. 7.Pension of Lord of Appeal in Ordinary

    2. 8.Hearing and determination of appeals during prorogation of Parliament

    3. 9.Hearing and determination of appeals during dissolution of Parliament

    4. 10.Saving as to fiat of Attorney General

    5. 11.Procedure under Act to supersede all other procedure

    6. 12.Certain cases excluded from appeal

    7. 13.Provision as to pending business

  5. Amendment of Acts

    1. 14.Amendment of the Act of 34 & 35 Vict. c.91 relating to the constitution of the Privy Council

    2. 15.Amendment of the Supreme Court of Judicature Acts in relation to Her Majesty's Court of Appeal

    3. 16.Orders in relation to conduct of business in Her Majesty's Court of Appeal

    4. 17.Regulations as to business of High Court of Justice and divisional courts of High Court

    5. 18.Power in certain events to fill vacancies occasioned in High Court of Justice by removal of Judges to Court of Appeal

    6. 19.Attendance of Judges of High Court of Justice on Court of Appeal

    7. 20.Amendment of Judicature Acts as to appeals from High Court of Justice in certain cases

    8. 21.Continuation until 1st January 1878 of s.34 of 38 & 39 Vict c.77 as to vacancies in legal offices

    9. 22.Appointment of deputy by district registrars

    10. 23.Appointment of vice-admiral, judge, and officers of Vice Admiralty Court

  6. Repeal and Definitions

    1. 24.Repeal of certain sections of the Church Discipline Act and of the Supreme Court of Judicature Acts

    2. 25.Definitions

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