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Magistrates' Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. WHEREAS pursuant to section 12(2)( b) of the Northern Ireland...

  3. And Whereas the Clerk of the Parliaments has certified accordingly...


    1. 1.Definition of “court of summary jurisdiction” and “magistrates' court”, etc.

    2. 2.Savings for constitution and powers of juvenile courts.


    1. Appointment, oath and removal of justices of the peace

      1. 3.Justices of the peace.

      2. S. 4 rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/341; SLR 1973; 1978...

      3. S. 5 rep. by 1978 c. 23

      4. 6.Persons disqualified for acting as justices.

      5. S. 7 rep. by 2002 c. 26

      6. S. 8 rep. by 1978 c. 23

    2. Appointment and removal of resident magistrates

      1. [9.Appointment and assignment of resident magistrates.

      2. 10.Appointment of deputy resident magistrates.

      3. [11.Removal of resident magistrates from office.

    3. Remuneration

      1. 12.Remuneration of resident magistrates.

      2. 12A.Travelling, subsistence and financial loss allowances for justices of the peace.

      3. Ss. 13‐26 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      4. Ss. 27‐29 rep. by 1978 c. 23

      5. Ss. 30‐46 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      6. S. 47 rep. by 1978 c. 23

      7. Ss. 48‐62 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      8. S. 63 rep. by 1980 NI 6

      9. Ss. 64‐66 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      10. S. 67 rep. by 1969 c. 16 (NI)

      11. Ss. 68‐104B rep. by 1981 NI 26

      12. Ss. 105‐107 rep. by 1969 c. 30 (NI)

      13. S. 108 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      14. S. 109 rep. by 1972 NI 16; 1980 NI 5...

      15. Ss. 110‐118 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      16. S. 119 rep. by 1969 c. 30 (NI)

      17. Ss. 120‐150 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      18. S. 151 rep. by 1978 c. 23

      19. Ss. 152‐167 rep. by 1981 NI 26

    4. Supplemental

      1. 168.Expenses.

      2. Ss. 169‐171 rep. by 1981 NI 26

      3. S. 172 rep. by SLR 1973

      4. 173.Short title and collective citation.


    1. Schedule 1 rep. by 1975 NI 7; SI 1973/2163; 1978 c. 23

    2. Schedule 2 rep. by 1981 NI 26

    3. Schedule 3 rep. by 1981 c. 45; 1981 NI 26

    4. Schedules 4‐6 rep. by 1981 NI 26

    5. Schedule 7 rep. by SLR 1973

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