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              (b)             for “to the justices’ chief executive for the court” substitute “to the

designated officer for the court”.

          (4)               In sub-paragraph (9), for “the clerk to the justices” substitute “a justices’

clerk”.

  338               In paragraph 10(6) of Schedule 1 (jurisdiction to hear application for

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alteration of maintenance agreement), for “at least one of the parties is

resident in the commission area for which the court is appointed” substitute

“the court acts in, or is authorised by the Lord Chancellor to act for, a local

justice area in which at least one of the parties is resident”.

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

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

Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

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

capital apply), omit paragraph (ea).

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

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apply), omit paragraph (ga).

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

  342      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”.

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

  343      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”.

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

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

is situated”.

Computer Misuse Act 1990 (c. 18)

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

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

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              (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)

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

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the business of the Supreme Court and county courts).

  348               In section 10(2) (family proceedings in magistrates’ courts), for “Rules made

under section 144 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980” substitute “Family

Procedure Rules”.

 

 

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Criminal Justice Act 1991 (c. 53)

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

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

officer for”.

  350      Omit sections 76 to 78 (court security).

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  351     (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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  352      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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  353      In section 107 (recovery of expenditure on income support)—

              (a)             in subsections (5)(c) and (9), for “the clerk to the justices for the petty

sessions area for which the court is acting” substitute “a justices’

clerk”,

              (b)                             in subsections (5) and (11), for “to the justices’ chief executive for the

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court” substitute “to the designated officer for the court”, and

              (c)                             in subsection (15), for the definition of “court” substitute—

                                      ““court” (where it occurs other than in the expression

“magistrates’ court”) means in England and Wales a

magistrates’ court, and in Scotland the sheriff;”.

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  354               In section 121(1) (unpaid contributions - supplementary)—

              (a)             in paragraph (a), for “rules under section 144 of that Act” substitute

“Criminal Procedure Rules”, and

              (b)             in paragraph (b), for “justices’ chief executive for” substitute

“designated officer for”.

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Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14) 

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

Friendly Societies Act 1992 (c. 40)

  356               For section 110 (jurisdiction of magistrates’ courts) substitute—

       “110                         Jurisdiction of magistrates’ courts in Northern Ireland

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              (1)             In Northern Ireland, a friendly society or an officer of a friendly

society may be prosecuted for a summary offence under this Act

before a magistrates’ court acting for the county court division in

which the registered office of the society is situated.

 

 

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              (2)             Subsection (1) is without prejudice to the provisions of the

Magistrates’ Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 as to the

jurisdiction of a magistrates’ court.”

Charities Act 1992 (c. 41)

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

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Protection of Badgers Act 1992 (c. 51)

  358      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),

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

Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

  359      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).

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Pension Schemes Act 1993 (c. 48)

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

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

for”.

Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (c. 22)

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  361               In—

              (a)             section 51(3)(b)(i) (meaning of “appropriately proved”), and

              (b)             section 55(2)(a)(ii) (meaning of “appropriately proved”),

           for “rules under section 144 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980” substitute

“Criminal Procedure Rules”.

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Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c. 23)

  362      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”.

Drug Trafficking Act 1994 (c. 37)

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  363               In section 55(7) (power to make rules about orders under section 55), for

“Crown Court Rules” substitute “Criminal Procedure Rules”.

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

  364      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)

  365      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)

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

Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50)

  367     (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)

  368      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”.

  369      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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  370      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.

  371      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.

Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (c. 25)

  372     (1)               Amend section 19 (rules of court) as follows.

          (2)                        In subsection (1), for the words from the beginning to “sections” substitute

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“The power to make Criminal Procedure Rules”.

          (3)                        In subsection (3), for “Rules made under section 144 of the Magistrates’

Courts Act 1980” substitute “Criminal Procedure Rules made”.

  373               In section 20(3) (rules as to disclosure), for the words from “Without” to “that

section” substitute “The power to make Criminal Procedure Rules”.

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  374               In section 33 (Crown Court Rules)—

              (a)             in subsections (1) and (2), for “Crown Court Rules” substitute

“Criminal Procedure Rules”, and

 

 

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              (b)             for the section heading, substitute “Criminal Procedure Rules”.

  375               In paragraph 4 of Schedule 2 (rules about statements and depositions), for

the words from “Without prejudice” to “includes power to” substitute

“Criminal Procedure Rules may”.

  376               In paragraph 13(2) of Schedule 4 (modification of section 20(3) in relation to

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Northern Ireland), for “that section” substitute “Rules”.

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

  377      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)

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  378               In each of the following provisions, for “rules of court” substitute “Criminal

Procedure Rules”—

              (a)             section 20(6) (applications about special measures directions);

              (b)             section 27(4)(b) (video recorded evidence in chief);

              (c)             section 28(2) and (4) (video recorded cross-examination or re-

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examination);

              (d)             section 29(3) and (5) (examination of witness through intermediary);

              (e)             section 37(5) (applications about directions under section 36);

              (f)             section 38(6) and (7) (defence representation for purposes of cross-

examination);

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              (g)             section 43(3) (procedure on applications under section 41);

              (h)             section 65(1) (power to make rules for purposes of Act).

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

  380               In section 44(11) (restrictions on reporting of offences), for “rules of court”

substitute “Criminal Procedure Rules in England and Wales, or rules of

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court in Northern Ireland”.

  381               Omit section 65(2) (meaning of “rules of court”).

Terrorism Act 2000 (c. 11)

  382     (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 38 of the Courts Act 2003

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(application of receipts of designated officers)”.

  383     (1)                        Amend Schedule 5 (terrorist investigations: information) as follows.

          (2)               In paragraph 10(2), for “Crown Court Rules” substitute “Criminal Procedure

Rules”.

 

 

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          (3)                        In paragraph 18, after paragraph (d) insert—

                      “(dd)                        the reference in paragraph 10(2) to “Criminal Procedure

Rules” shall be taken as a reference to Crown Court

Rules,”.

  384     (1)                        Amend paragraph 4 of Schedule 6 (procedure on application for provision

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of financial information) as follows.

          (2)               In sub-paragraph (1), for “Crown Court Rules” substitute “Criminal

Procedure Rules”.

          (3)               After sub-paragraph (2) insert—

          “(3)                                   Crown Court Rules may make provision about the procedure for

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an application under paragraph 1.”

  385      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)

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

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

  387      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)”.

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Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 (c. 3)

  388      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)

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

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

          (3)      Omit subsection (3).

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

              (a)             omit “appropriate”, and

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

  390     (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)—

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              (a)             omit “appropriate”, and

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

 

 

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Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (c. 16)

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

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

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

“designated officer”.

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

for “justices’ chief executive for the petty sessions” substitute “designated

officer for the local justice”.

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

          (2)      In subsection (1), for “justices’ chief executive for a petty sessions” substitute

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“designated officer for a local justice”.

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

executive” substitute “designated officer”.

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

executive” substitute “designated officer”.

International Criminal Court Act 2001 (c. 17)

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  397               In—

              (a)             section 7(3) (form of consent to surrender), and

              (b)             section 13(3) (form of waiver of right to review),

           for “rules under section 144 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)”

substitute “Criminal Procedure Rules”.

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

“appropriate judicial officer” omit paragraph (a).

  399               In paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 5 (orders under Part 1), after “by” insert

“Criminal Procedure Rules or, in Northern Ireland,”.

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29)

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  400               In—

              (a)             section 24(1)(b) (application to discharge confiscation order:

inadequacy of available amount), and

              (b)             section 25(1)(b) (application to discharge confiscation order: small

amount outstanding),

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           for “a justices’ chief executive” substitute “the designated officer for a

magistrates’ court”.

  401               In section 54(6) and (7) (payments by enforcement receivers), for “justices’

chief executive” substitute “designated officer”.

  402     (1)               Amend section 55 (sums received by justices’ chief executive) as follows.

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