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The Magistrates’ Courts (Psychoactive Substances Act 2016) (Transfer of Proceedings) Rules 2016

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Statutory Instruments

2016 No. 546 (L. 7)

Magistrates’ Courts, England And Wales

The Magistrates’ Courts (Psychoactive Substances Act 2016) (Transfer of Proceedings) Rules 2016

Made

28th April 2016

Laid before Parliament

3rd May 2016

Coming into force in accordance with rule 1

The Lord Chief Justice, with the concurrence of the Lord Chancellor, makes the following Rules in exercise of the powers conferred by section 144 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980(1) and section 35(2) and (3) of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016(2).

(1)

1980 c. 43. Section 144 has been amended by the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22), Schedule 11, paragraphs 26 and 29; the Courts Act 2003 (c. 39), Schedule 8, paragraph 245 and Schedule 10; the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4), Schedule 4, paragraphs 99 and 102; the Legal Services Act 2007 (c.29), Schedule 21, paragraphs 42 and 43; the Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c.22), Schedule 10, paragraphs 39, 52 and 99; and by S.I. 2012/2398, article 3(2), Schedule 2, paragraph 1.

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