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  201      designated by him” substitute “a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts)

designated by the Lord Chancellor”.

  202     (1)      Amend Schedule 1 (provisions deriving from Extradition Act 1870 (c. 52)

and associated enactments) as follows.

          (2)      In paragraph 4(2), for “the Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) or

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another District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) designated by him” substitute

“a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) designated by the Lord Chancellor”.

          (3)      In paragraph 5(1)(a) and (3), for “the Senior District Judge (Chief

Magistrate), or another District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) designated by

him,” substitute “a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) designated by the

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Lord Chancellor”.

          (4)      In paragraph 13         (1)(a), for “the Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) or

another District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) designated by him” substitute

“a District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) designated by the Lord Chancellor”.

Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37)

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  203      In section 7(7)(b) (notification of conviction of a relevant offence), for

“justices’ chief executive for” substitute “designated officer for”.

  204      In—

              (a)             section 14G(3) (variation of banning order),

              (b)             section 14H(6) (termination of banning order),

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           for “for the same petty sessions” substitute “in the same local justice”.

  205      In section 18(1) (notification of termination of banning order), for “justices’

chief executive for” substitute “designated officer for”.

  206      In section 20(7) (appeal against refusal to grant exemption), omit “acting for

the petty sessions area in which he resides”.

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  207      In section 22(2) (banning orders arising out of offences outside England and

Wales)—

              (a)             omit “for any area”,

              (b)             omit “who resides or is believed to reside in that area”, and

              (c)             omit “for that area” (in both places).

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Children Act 1989 (c. 41)

  208      In section 83(5) (directions to submit particulars of proceedings), for

“justices’ chief executive for” substitute “designated officer for”.

  209      In paragraph 24(6) of Schedule 2 (signature as evidence of contribution

order), for “justices’ chief executive for” substitute “designated officer for”.

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Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

  210      In section 39(1) (authorities to which provisions about revenue accounts and

capital apply), omit paragraph (ea).

  211      In section 67(3) (authorities to which provisions about interests in companies

apply), omit paragraph (ga).

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Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

  212      In section 217(2) (appeal to magistrates’ court against section 215 notice),

omit “acting for the petty sessions area in which the land in question is

situated”.

Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (c. 9)

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  213      In section 47(4) (application to stay compulsory acquisition of listed building

in need of repair), omit “acting for the petty sessions area within which the

building is situated”.

  214      In section 50(6) (application to court following direction for minimum

compensation), omit “acting for the petty sessions area in which the building

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is situated”.

Computer Misuse Act 1990 (c. 18)

  215      Omit section 11(1) (magistrates’ court’s jurisdiction).

  216      In section 16(10) (application to Northern Ireland)—

              (a)             for “for subsection (1) there shall be substituted” substitute “before

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subsection (2) there shall be inserted”, and

              (b)             omit “and subsection (6) shall be omitted”.

Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)

  217      Omit section 1(12) (duty of Lord Chancellor to prepare annual reports as to

the business of the Supreme Court and county courts).

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Criminal Justice Act 1991 (c. 53)

  218      In section 20A(2)(a) (official request for statement of financial

circumstances), for “justices’ chief executive for” substitute “designated

officer for”.

  219      Omit sections 76 to 78 (court security).

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  220     (1)      Amend section 92 (interpretation of Part 4) as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1), omit the definitions of “court-house” and “court security

officer”.

          (3)      Omit subsection (2).

Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (c. 65)

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  221      In section 4 (destruction and disqualification orders)—

              (a)             in subsection (6), and

              (b)             in subsection (9)(d),

           for “for the same petty sessions” substitute “in the same local justice”.

Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5)

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  222      In section 107 (recovery of expenditure on income support)—

              (a)             in subsection (5), and

 

 

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              (b)             in subsection (11),

           for “to the justices’ chief executive for the court” substitute “to the

designated officer for the court”.

  223      In section 121(1)(b) (admission of failure to pay contributions), for “justices’

chief executive for” substitute “designated officer for”.

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Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14) 

  224      In section 19(3) (exclusion of Crown exemption), omit paragraph (ea).

Charities Act 1992 (c. 41)

  225      In section 71(3) (appeals), omit from “and references” onwards.

Protection of Badgers Act 1992 (c. 51)

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  226      In section 13 (powers of court where dog used or present at commission of

offence)—

              (a)             in subsection (5), and

              (b)             in subsection (9)(c),

           for “for the same petty sessions” substitute “in the same local justice”.

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Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

  227      In Schedule 1 (tribunals under direct supervision of Council on Tribunals),

omit the entry relating to a person appointed under section 54(6) of the

Justices of the Peace Act 1997 (c. 25).

Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c. 48)

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  228      In section 68(1)(b) (receipt of statement of admission of failure to pay

premiums), for “justices’ chief executive for” substitute “designated officer

for”.

Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23)

  229      In section 82(3) (power to appoint officers and staff for carrying out the

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administrative work of tribunals in England and Wales), for “section 27 of

the Courts Act 1971” substitute “section 2(1) of the Courts Act 2003”.

Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995 (c. 13)

  230      In paragraph 3(3A) of Schedule 1 (test certificate not previously supplied),

for “justices’ chief executive” substitute “designated officer”.

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Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c. 21)

  231      In section 68(4A) (particulars of fine for not co-operating with inquiry into

fitness of seaman)—

              (a)             for “(1)” substitute “(4)”, and

              (b)             for “justices’ chief executive” substitute “designated officer”.

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Criminal Appeal Act 1995 (c. 35)

  232      In section 22 (meaning of public body etc.), omit subsection (5).

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)

  233     (1)      Amend section 38 (appeal against refusal of exemption certificate) as

follows.

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          (2)      In subsection (1), for “the appropriate” substitute “a magistrates’”.

          (3)      Omit subsection (3).

Reserve Forces Act 1996 (c. 14)

  234      In paragraph 7(3A) of Schedule 2 (fee payable on delivery into military, air-

force or naval custody of person dealt with by court of summary jurisdiction

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as illegally absent), for “justices’ chief executive” substitute “designated

officer”.

  235      In paragraph 9(4) of Schedule 3 (certificate as proof of outcome of civil trial),

for “justices’ chief executive” substitute “designated officer”.

Police Act 1996 (c. 16)

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  236      In section 5(2) (consultation before reduction in size of police authority)—

              (a)             at the end of paragraph (a), insert “and”, and

              (b)             omit paragraph (c) and “and” before it.

  237      In section 5C(3) (consultation before reduction in size of Metropolitan Police

Authority)—

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              (a)             at the end of paragraph (a), insert “and”, and

              (b)             omit paragraph (c) and “and” before it.

Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999 (c. 11)

  238      In section 9(9) (application for termination of disqualification), for “for the

same petty sessions” substitute “in the same local justice”.

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Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 (c. 23)

  239      In section 24 (evidence by live link), omit subsections (5) to (7).

Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

  240     (1)      Amend Schedule 4 (forfeiture orders) as follows.

          (2)      In paragraph 4(1), for “justices’ chief executive” (in each place) substitute

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“designated officer”.

          (3)      In paragraph 13(5)(b), for “a justices’ chief executive” substitute “the

designated officer for a magistrates’ court”.

          (4)      In paragraph 46(2)(a), for “section 60 of the Justices of the Peace Act 1997

(application of fines, etc.)” substitute “section 33 of the Courts Act 2003

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(application of receipts of designated officers)”.

 

 

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  241      In paragraph 29(4)(a) of Schedule 8 (extension of detention: meaning of

judicial authority), omit “the Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) or his

deputy, or”.

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

  242      In Schedule 1 (public authorities), omit paragraph 34.

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Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)

  243      In paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 1 (constitution of local probation boards), for

“or a Recorder” substitute “, a Recorder or a District Judge (Magistrates’

Courts)”.

Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 (c. 3)

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  244      In section 38(5) (unified power to fund speed cameras)—

              (a)             at the end of paragraph (b) insert “and”, and

              (b)             omit paragraph (c).

Private Security Industry Act 2001 (c. 12)

  245     (1)      Amend section 11 (appeals in licensing matters) as follows.

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          (2)      In subsection (1), for “the appropriate” substitute “a”.

          (3)      Omit subsection (3).

          (4)      In subsection (6)(d)—

              (a)             omit “appropriate”, and

              (b)             for “that” substitute “the”.

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  246     (1)      Amend section 18 (appeals relating to approvals) as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1), for “the appropriate” substitute “a”.

          (3)      Omit subsection (3).

          (4)      In subsection (5)(d)—

              (a)             omit “appropriate”, and

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              (b)             for “that” substitute “the”.

Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16)

  247      In section 3(3)(f) (penalty notice for disorderly behaviour), for “justices’ chief

executive” substitute “designated officer for a local justice area”.

  248      In section 7(1) (payment of penalty), for “justices’ chief executive” substitute

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“designated officer”.

  249      In section 8(2) (certificate that sum is registrable for enforcement as a fine),

for “justices’ chief executive for” substitute “designated officer for”.

  250     (1)      Amend section 9 (registration of sums payable in default) as follows.

          (2)      In subsection (1), for “justices’ chief executive” substitute “designated

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officer”.

          (3)      In subsection (2)(b), for “appropriate justices’ chief executive” substitute

“designated officer for the local justice area in which the defaulter resides”.

 

 

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          (4)      In subsection (3), for “justices’ chief executive” substitute “designated

officer”.

  251      In section 21(5) (closure of unlicensed premises), for “justices’ chief

executive” substitute “designated officer”.

  252      In section 22(5)(a) (termination of closure order), for “justices’ chief

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executive” substitute “designated officer”.

International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)

  253      In section 26 (meaning of “appropriate judicial officer”), in the definition of

“appropriate judicial officer” omit paragraph (a).

Schedule 7

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Section 98

 

Repeals

 

Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Parochial Libraries Act 1708

In section 10, “for the commission area”.

 
 

(c. 14)

  
 

Distress for Rent Act 1737 (c. 19)

In section 4, “of the same commission area”.

 

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In section 16, “of the county, riding, division, or

 
  

place”.

 
 

Inclosure Act 1773 (c. 81)

In section 4, “of the commission area wherein

 
  

such common field lands shall lie”.

 
 

Burial Ground Act 1816 (c. 141)

In section 2, “for the commission area in which

 

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such land is situated”.

 
 

Inclosure and Drainage (Rates)

In section 1, “acting for any commission area, in

 
 

Act 1833 (c. 35)

petty sessions assembled”.

 
  

In section 2, “for the said (county, riding, or

 
  

division, as the case may be)”.

 

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Municipal Corporations Act

In section 153(3), “for a commission area

 
 

1882 (c. 50)

consisting of or including the whole or part of

 
  

the county”.

 
 

Sheriffs Act 1887 (c. 55)

In section 38, from “Any reference” onwards.

 
 

Maintenance Orders (Facilities

In section 3(4), “appointed for the same

 

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for Enforcement) Act 1920

commission area”.

 
 

(c. 33)

  
 

Children and Young Persons

Section 101.

 
 

Act 1933 (c. 12)

Schedule 2.

 
 

Prevention of Damage by Pests

In section 15(1), “for the petty sessions area or

 

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Act 1949 (c. 55)

place in which the works are required to be

 
  

carried out or, as the case may be, in which

 
  

the food or container is for the time being

 
  

situated”.

 
 

 

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

National Parks and Access to

In section 68(3), “for the petty sessions area or

 
 

the Countryside Act 1949

place within which the land to which the

 
 

(c. 97)

notice relates is situated”.

 
 

Reserve and Auxiliary Forces

In Schedule 2, Part 2.

 

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(Protection of Civil Interests)

  
 

Act 1951 (c. 65)

  
 

Prison Act 1952 (c. 52)

In section 19(2), “or to visit any prisoner under

 
  

sentence of death”.

 
 

Caravan Sites and Control of

In section 7(1), “acting for the petty sessions area

 

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Development Act 1960 (c. 62)

in which the land is situated”.

 
  

In section 8(2), “acting for the petty sessions area

 
  

in which the land to which the site licence

 
  

relates is situated”.

 
  

In section 32(1)(c), “acting for the petty sessions

 

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area in which the land is situated”.

 
 

Children and Young Persons

Section 17(1).

 
 

Act 1963 (c. 37)

Schedule 2.

 
 

Offices, Shops and Railway

In section 46(11), “acting for the petty sessions

 
 

Premises Act 1963 (c. 41)

area in which they are situate”.

 

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Public Works Loans Act 1965

Section 2(1)(a)(v) and “and” before it.

 
 

(c. 63)

  
 

National Loans Act 1968 (c. 13)

In Schedule 4, in paragraph 1, in paragraph (a)

 
  

of the definition of “local authority”, sub-

 
  

paragraph (v) and “and” before it.

 

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Criminal Appeal Act 1968

Section 48.

 
 

(c. 19)

Schedule 4.

 
 

Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act

Section 55.

 
 

1968 (c. 20)

Schedule 2.

 
 

Children and Young Persons

In section 23A(2)(a), “for the petty sessions area

 

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Act 1969 (c. 54)

in which he was arrested”.

 
 

Courts Act 1971 (c. 23)

Sections 27 and 28.

 
  

Schedule 3.

 
  

In Schedule 8, paragraph 49.

 
 

Fire Precautions Act 1971 (c. 40)

In section 43(1), in the definition of “the court”,

 

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“acting for the petty sessions area in which

 
  

they are situated”.

 
 

Maintenance Orders

In section 34A(4), omit “the clerk of”.

 
 

(Reciprocal Enforcement) Act

  
 

1972 (c. 18)

  

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Juries Act 1974 (c. 23)

In section 10, “and for this purpose “the judge”

 
  

means any judge of the High Court or any

 
  

Circuit judge or Recorder”.

 
  

In Schedule 1, in Group B, “Justices’ chief

 
  

executives,”.

 

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Solicitors Act 1974 (c. 47)

Section 38(2) and (3).

 
 

 

 
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