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SCHEDULE

PART 1PRIMARY LEGISLATION

The Magistrates’ Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964

3.  In section 6 (persons disqualified for acting as justices) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964(1)—

(a)after subsection (3) insert—

(3ZA) A person in relation to whom a moratorium period under a debt relief order applies shall not be capable of being appointed a justice of the peace.;

(b)in subsection (3A) after “bankruptcy restrictions order” insert “or who is subject to a debt relief restrictions order”.

(1)

1964 c. 21 (N.I.) as amended by S.R. 2015 No.159, paragraph 2 of the Schedule