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Amendments to the Courts Bill [HL]

Courts Bill [HL]


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


 

Clause 4

 

THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

Page 3, line 12, leave out "may" and insert "will"
 

Clause 10

 

THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

Page 5, line 10, at end insert—
"(   )  The Lord Chancellor shall produce an annual report which shall include information reporting the optimum number of lay magistrates to be assigned to each local justice area."
 

After Clause 13

 

THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

Insert the following new Clause—
  "Supplemental List
(1)  There shall be kept in the office of the keeper of the rolls for each local justice area a supplemental list as provided for by this Act (in this Act referred to as "supplemental list").
(2)  There shall be entered in the supplemental list the name of any justice of the peace who has attained the age of 70.
(3)  The name of a justice of the peace shall be entered in the supplemental list if he applies for it to be so entered and the application is approved by the Lord Chancellor.
(4)  A person's name shall be removed from the supplemental list if—
(a)  he ceases to be a justice of the peace; or
(b)  the Lord Chancellor so directs.
(5)  A justice of the peace for any area while his name is entered in the supplemental list shall not by reason of being a justice for that area be qualified as a justice to do any act or to be a member of any committee or other body."
 

Clause 23

 

THE LORD KINGSLAND
THE BARONESS ANELAY OF ST JOHNS

Page 10, line 33, after "things" insert "currently"
Page 10, line 38, at end insert "and not by any other person"
Page 11, line 26, at end insert—
"(   )  A justice clerk shall not spend fewer than 2 years in the same local justice area."

 
 
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