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The County Court Jurisdiction Order 2014

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3.  For the purposes of the enactments in column 1 of the following table (each of which refers to the county court limit), the county court limit is the amount specified in column 2 opposite each such enactment—

Column 1Column 2
Settled Land Act 1925(1): section 113 (jurisdiction and procedure)£30,000
Trustee Act 1925(2): those sections of the Act specified in subsections (1), (2) and (3)(c) and (d) of section 63A (jurisdiction of county court) as being subject to the county court limit£30,000
Administration of Estates Act 1925(3)—
(a)

section 38 (right to follow property and powers of the court in relation thereto)

£30,000
(b)

section 41 (powers of personal representative as to appropriation)

£30,000
(c)

section 43 (obligations of personal representative as to giving possession of land and powers of the court)

£30,000
Charging Orders Act 1979(4): section 1 (charging orders)£5,000
County Courts Act 1984: section 23 (equity jurisdiction)(5)£350,000
(1)

1925 c.18, which was amended by section 56(4) of, and Part II of Schedule 11 to, the Courts Act 1971 (c.23), section 37 of, and paragraph 4 of Part II of Schedule 3 to, the Administration of Justice Act 1982 (c.53), section 148(1) of, and paragraph 20 in Part V of Schedule 2 to, the County Courts Act 1984 and section 59(5) of, and paragraph 4(1) and (3) in Part 2 of Schedule 11 to, the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c.4).

(2)

1925 c.19. Section 63A was inserted by section 148(1) of, and paragraph 1 in Part I of Schedule 2 to, the County Courts Act 1984.

(3)

1925 c.23, which was amended by section 148(1) of, and paragraphs 12, 13 and 14 in Part III of Schedule 2 to, the County Courts Act 1984. There are other amendments not relevant to this Order.

(4)

1979 c.53, which was amended by sections 34 and 37 of, and paragraphs 2, 3 and 6 in Part II of Schedule 3 to, the Administration of Justice Act 1982 and section 148(1) of, and paragraph 71 in Part V of Schedule 2 to, the County Courts Act 1984. There are other amendments not relevant to this Order.

(5)

Section 23 is amended by section 17(5) of, and paragraphs 1 and 10(1)(a) in Part 1 of Schedule 9 to, the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c.22).

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