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8.—(1) The Family Proceedings Courts (Constitution) Rules 1991(1) and the Family Proceedings Courts (Constitution)(Greater London) Rules 2003(2) shall continue to have effect as if made under section 67 of the 1980 Act(3).
(2) Any justice of the peace who on 31st March 2005 was a member of a family panel shall remain on that panel until the next elections in accordance with the Family Proceedings Courts (Constitution) Rules 1991 or the Family Proceedings Courts (Constitution)(Greater London) Rules 2003, as the case may be, are held.
(3) Any justice of the peace who immediately following such elections is qualified to sit as a member of a family proceedings court shall be treated as having been authorised to do so by the Lord Chancellor under section 67 of the 1980 Act.
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