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6. The County Courts Act 1984(1) is amended as follows–
(a)omit section 47 (minors);
(b)in section 52 (powers of court exercisable before commencement of action), in subsection (2), omit “in which a claim in respect of personal injuries to a person, or in respect of a person’s death, is likely to be made,”;
(c)in section 53 (power of court to order disclosure of documents, inspection of property etc.)–
(i)omit subsection (1); and
(ii)in each of subsections (2) and (3), omit “to which this section applies”;
(d)in section 63 (assessors)–
(i)in subsection (1), omit “on the application of any party”;
(ii)omit subsection (2);
(iii)in subsection (3), for “at such rate as may be prescribed” substitute “determined by the judge”; and
(iv)in subsection (4), for “subsection (2) (otherwise than on the application of a party to the proceedings)” substitute “assisting the judge in reviewing the taxation by the district judge of the costs of any proceedings”;
(e)in section 133 (proof of service of summonses etc.), in subsection (1), omit “under the hand of that officer”; and
(f)omit section 134 (summons and other process to be under seal).