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Courts Bill [HL]
Schedule 6 — Minor and consequential amendments

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

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

is situated”.

Computer Misuse Act 1990 (c. 18)

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

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

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

subsection (2) there shall be inserted”, and

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

Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41)

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

the business of the Supreme Court and county courts).

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

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officer for”.

  219      Omit sections 76 to 78 (court security).

  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”.

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          (3)      Omit subsection (2).

Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (c. 65)

  221      In section 4 (destruction and disqualification orders)—

              (a)             in subsection (6), and

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

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

Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5)

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

              (a)             in subsection (5), and

              (b)             in subsection (11),

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           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”.

Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14) 

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

 

 

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Charities Act 1992 (c. 41)

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

Protection of Badgers Act 1992 (c. 51)

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

offence)—

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              (a)             in subsection (5), and

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

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

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

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

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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)

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

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

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for”.

Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23)

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

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”.

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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”.

Merchant Shipping Act 1995 (c. 21)

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

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fitness of seaman)—

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

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

Criminal Appeal Act 1995 (c. 35)

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

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Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)

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

follows.

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

          (3)      Omit subsection (3).

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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

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

officer”.

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  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)

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

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

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

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

Authority)—

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

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

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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”.

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

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

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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

“designated officer”.

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

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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

(application of receipts of designated officers)”.

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

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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”.

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

officer”.

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  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

executive” substitute “designated officer”.

 

 

Courts Bill [HL]
Schedule 7 — Repeals

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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

Section 99

 

Repeals

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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”.

 
  

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

 

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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

 
  

such land is situated”.

 

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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)”.

 
 

Municipal Corporations Act

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

 

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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

 
 

for Enforcement) Act 1920

commission area”.

 

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(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

 
 

Act 1949 (c. 55)

place in which the works are required to be

 

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

 
  

the food or container is for the time being

 
  

situated”.

 
 

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

 

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(c. 97)

notice relates is situated”.

 
 

Reserve and Auxiliary Forces

In Schedule 2, Part 2.

 
 

(Protection of Civil Interests)

  
 

Act 1951 (c. 65)

  
 

Prison Act 1952 (c. 52)

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

 

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sentence of death”.

 
 

 

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Schedule 7 — Repeals

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Caravan Sites and Control of

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

 
 

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

 

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relates is situated”.

 
  

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

 
  

area in which the land is situated”.

 
 

Children and Young Persons

Section 17(1).

 
 

Act 1963 (c. 37)

Schedule 2.

 

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Offices, Shops and Railway

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

 
 

Premises Act 1963 (c. 41)

area in which they are situate”.

 
 

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)

 

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of the definition of “local authority”, sub-

 
  

paragraph (v) and “and” before it.

 
 

Criminal Appeal Act 1968

Section 48.

 
 

(c. 19)

Schedule 4.

 
 

Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act

Section 55.

 

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1968 (c. 20)

Schedule 2.

 
 

Children and Young Persons

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

 
 

Act 1969 (c. 54)

in which he was arrested”.

 
 

Courts Act 1971 (c. 23)

Sections 27 and 28.

 
  

Schedule 3.

 

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In Schedule 8, paragraph 49.

 
 

Fire Precautions Act 1971 (c. 40)

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

 
  

“acting for the petty sessions area in which

 
  

they are situated”.

 
 

Maintenance Orders

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

 

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(Reciprocal Enforcement) Act

  
 

1972 (c. 18)

  
 

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”.

 

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

 
  

executives,”.

 
 

Solicitors Act 1974 (c. 47)

Section 38(2) and (3).

 
 

Safety of Sports Grounds Act

In section 17(1), in the definition of “the court”,

 
 

1975 (c. 52)

“acting for the petty sessions area in which

 

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they are situated”.

 
 

Bail Act 1976 (c. 63)

In section 5B(8), “for the petty sessions area in

 
  

which he was arrested”.

 
  

In section 7(4)(a), “for the petty sessions area in

 
  

which he was arrested”.

 

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In section 8(5)(b), “for the petty sessions area in

 
  

which he resides”.

 
 

 

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

In Schedule 1A, in Part 1, paragraph 45, and in

 
  

Part 2, under the heading “Regulatory, audit

 
  

and inspection”, “Her Majesty’s Magistrates’

 
  

Courts Service Inspectorate”.

 

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Domestic Proceedings and

In Schedule 2, paragraphs 2 and 9.

 
 

Magistrates’ Courts Act 1978

  
 

(c. 22)

  
 

Judicature (Northern Ireland)

Section 48(4).

 
 

Act 1978 (c. 23)

In section 70(2)(a), the words “, or in the case of

 

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the Official Solicitor a solicitor,”.

 
  

In section 73, in subsection (1), “Subject to

 
  

subsection (2)”, and subsection (2).

 
  

In Schedule 3, the entry relating to the Official

 
  

Solicitor.

 

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Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980

Section 1(2), (5) and (8).

 
 

(c. 43)

Section 3.

 
  

Section 3B.

 
  

Section 68.

 
  

Section 87(4).

 

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Section 87A(2).

 
  

In section 97(1), “for any commission area” and

 
  

“for that commission area”.

 
  

In section 97A(1), “for any commission area”

 
  

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

 

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In section 116, in subsection (1), “for any area to

 
  

which this section applies”, from “, if the

 
  

complaint” to “for that area,” and “for that

 
  

area” (in the second place) and subsection (3).

 
  

In section 121, subsection (3) and, in subsection

 

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(5), “, or sitting in an occasional court-house”.

 
  

Section 125B(3).

 
  

In section 125C, in subsection (1), “appointed

 
  

by, or member of the staff of, his magistrates’

 
  

courts committee” and, in subsection (2), in

 

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the definition of “a section 125A warrant”,

 
  

from “and” onwards.

 
  

Sections 137 and 138.

 
  

In section 144(2), “the President of the Family

 
  

Division of the High Court,”.

 

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Section 145(1)(aa).

 
  

Sections 146 and 147.

 
  

Section 149.

 
  

In section 150(1), the definition of “petty-

 
  

sessional court-house”.

 

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Section 153.

 
  

Schedule 6.

 
 

Zoo Licensing Act 1981 (c. 37)

In section 18(1)(a), “acting for the petty sessions

 
  

area in which the zoo is situated”.

 
 

Supreme Court Act 1981 (c. 54)

Section 56A.

 

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