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The Courts Act 2003 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2003

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Commencement of provisions of the Courts Act 2003

2.  The following provisions of the Courts Act 2003 come into force on 26 January 2004—

(a)in Part 6—

(i)section 62 (Head and Deputy Head of Civil Justice);

(ii)section 63 (Ordinary judges of the Court of Appeal);

(iii)section 64 (Power to alter judicial titles);

(iv)section 66 (Judges having powers of District Judges (Magistrates' Courts)), other than paragraph (b) of subsection (1), and subsection (4); and

(v)section 67 (Removal of restriction on Circuit judges sitting on certain appeals);

(b)in Part 7—

(i)section 68 (Meaning of “criminal court”);

(ii)section 70 (Criminal Procedure Rule Committee);

(iii)section 71 (Power to change certain requirements relating to Committee);

(iv)section 74 (Practice directions as to practice and procedure of the criminal courts);

(v)section 77 (Family Procedure Rule Committee);

(vi)section 78 (Power to change certain requirements relating to Committee);

(vii)section 81 (Practice directions relating to family proceedings);

(viii)section 83 (Civil Procedure Rule Committee); and

(ix)section 84 (Power to change certain requirements relating to Committee); and

(c)in Part 8—

(i)section 98 (Register of judgments and orders etc.), other than paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of subsection (1), and paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (3);

(ii)section 102 (Power to alter judicial titles: Northern Ireland);

(iii)in Schedule 10, the repeals of section 56A of the Supreme Court Act 1981(1) and section 52(8) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994(2); and

(iv)section 109(3) to the extent necessary for those repeals.

(1)

1981 c. 54. Section 56A was inserted by section 52(8) of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33).

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