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Judicial Committee Act 1833

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  2. 1.The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

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  4. 3. All appeals from Sentence of any Judge, &c. to be referred by His Majesty to the Committee, to report thereon.

  5. 4. His Majesty may refer any other Matters to Committee.

  6. 5. No Matter to be heard unless in Presence of Four Members of the Committee.

  7. 5A.Quorum of Judicial Committee.

  8. 6. In case the King directs the Attendance of any Judge, a Member of the Committee, the other Judges of the Court to which he belongs to make Arrangements with regard to the Business of the Court.

  9. 7. Evidence may be taken viva voce, or upon written Depositions.

  10. 8. Committe may order any particular Witnesses to be examined, and as to any particular Facts, and may remit Causes for rehearing.

  11. 9. Witnesses to be examined on Oath, and to be liable to Punishment for Perjury.

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  13. 13. May direct new Trials of Issues.

  14. 14. Powers, &c. 13 Geo. 3. c. 63. and 1 Will. 4. c. 22. with regard to Examination of Witnesses applied to the Judicial Committee.

  15. 15. Costs to be in the Discretion of the Committee.

  16. 16. Decrees to be enrolled.

  17. 17. Committee may refer Matters to Registrar in same Manner as Matters are by Court of Chancery referred to a Master.

  18. 18.Appointment of registrar

  19. 19. Attendance of Witnesses, and Production of Papers, etc., may be compelled by Subpoena.

  20. 20. Time of appealing.

  21. 21. Decrees for Courts Abroad to be carried into effect as the King in Council shall direct. Act not to abridge Powers of Privy Council.

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  23. 23. Orders made on such Appeals to have effect notwithstanding Death of Parties, &c.

  24. 24. His Majesty empowered to make Orders for regulating the Mode, &c. of such Appeals.

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  26. 28. Power of enforcing Decrees.

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  29. 31. Nothing herein shall prevent the King’s acceding to Treaties appointing certain Persons to hear Prize Appeals.

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