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(1)Every sheriff shall, before he enters on the execution of his office, make and subscribe a declaration in the form in the Second Schedule to this Act or to the like [F1 effect—
(a)before one of the judges of Her Majesty’s High Court; or
(b)in the county of which he is sheriff before a justice of the peace.]
F1(2)Every sheriff shall continue to be and act as sheriff until his successor has made the said declaration and entered upon office.
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