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The Civil Courts (Amendment No. 2) Order 1994

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Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Civil Courts (Amendment No.2) Order 1994 and shall come into force on 4th July 1994.

2.  In this Order, “the 1983 Order” means the Civil Courts Order 1983(1), and a reference to a Schedule by number means the Schedule so numbered in that Order.

District registries of the High Court

3.—(1) The district registry of the High Court at Bangor shall be closed.

(2) Schedule 1 shall accordingly be amended by deleting the reference to that district registry.

4.—(1) A district registry of the High Court shall be established at Llangefni, which district shall be the area comprising the district of the Llangefni County Court.

(2) The 1983 Order shall accordingly be amended as follows—

(a)in Schedule 1, after the entry relating to Liverpool, there shall be inserted the following new entry—

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(b)in Schedule 3, in column 1 of the entry relating to the Llangefni County Court, the letters “D.R.” (denoting a district registry of the High Court) shall be inserted beneath the word “Llangefni”.

5.  In the second column of Schedule 1, for the entries relating to the district registries listed in column 1 of the Schedule of this Order, there shall be substituted the entries listed in column 2 of the Schedule to this Order.

County courts

6.  Schedule 3 shall be amended as follows—

(1) the entries relating to the Bangor, Porthmadog and Stroud County Courts shall be deleted(2);

(2) in the entry relating to the Caernarfon County Court—

(a)in column 2, above the word “Divorce” there shall be inserted the words

  • Admiralty Bankruptcy;

(b)in columns 3 and 4, the word “Bangor” shall be deleted;

(3) in columns 3 and 4 of the entry relating to the Colwyn Bay County Court, for the word “Bangor” at both places, there shall be substituted the word “Caernarfon”; and

(4) in the entry relating to the Llangefni County Court—

(a)in column 2, there shall be inserted the word “Bankruptcy”;

(b)in column 3, for the word “Bangor” there shall be substituted the word “Caernarfon”;

(c)in column 4, the word “Bangor” shall be deleted.

7.  The Caernarfon County Court shall have jurisdiction in—

(a)any Admiralty proceedings, and

(b)any proceedings under the Second Group of Parts of the Insolvency Act 1986 commenced in the Bangor County Court before the coming into force of this Order.

Mackay of Clashfern, C

Dated 9th June 1994

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