Law Officers Act

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Published: 2000

CAP. 26, LAW OFFICERS ACT BELIZE

LAW OFFICERS ACT CHAPTER 26

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This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws- Page

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LAW OFFICERS ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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LAW OFFICERS ACT CHAPTER 26

REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000

This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 - 1990.

This edition contains a consolidation of the following laws- Page

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS 3

LAW OFFICERS ACT 3 Amendments in force as at 31st December, 2000.

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CHAPTER 26

LAW OFFICERS

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1. Short title.

2. Power of Attorney-General to delegate his duties.

3. Notice of appointment to and relinquishment of office.

4. Alteration in designation of office.

SCHEDULE

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LAW OFFICERS

[17th March, 1956]

1. This Act may be cited as the Law Officers Act.

2.-(1)Any duty which devolves on the Attorney-General by virtue of his office in relation to any civil proceedings or matter may by his direction be discharged by any person holding any office designated in Part I of the Schedule.

Ch. 224, R. L., 1958. CAP. 21, R. E. 1980-1990. 8 of 1980. 22 of 1987. S. I. 82 of 1985. Short title.

Power of Attor- ney-General to delegate his duties. 1 of 1969. Schedule.

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(2) Any duty which devolves on the Director of Public Prosecu- tions by virtue of his office in relation to any criminal proceedings or matter may by his direction be discharged by any person holding any office desig- nated in Part II of the Schedule.

3. A notice published in the Gazette to the effect that a person has been appointed to or holds any of the offices in the Schedule, or has relinquished or no longer holds any of the said offices, shall be sufficient proof of the facts therein stated.

4. The Governor-General may by notice published in the Gazette alter the designation of any of the offices in the Schedule, or add any other office to the said Schedule, or remove therefrom any office designated therein.

SCHEDULE

[Sections 2, 3 and 4]

PART I

Solicitor General

Chief Parliamentary Counsel

Parliamentary Counsel

Legal Draftsman

Senior Crown Counsel

Crown Counsel

An Officer in the Ministry responsible for Lands with

the qualifications of a Crown Counsel.

Notice of appointment to and relinquish- ment of office. Schedule.

Alteration in delegation of office. Schedule.

1 of 1969. S. I. 82 of 1985.

Schedule.

G.N. 939/2000.

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Law Officers

PART II

Solicitor General

Chief Parliamentary Counsel

Parliamentary Counsel

Legal Draftsman

Senior Crown Counsel

Crown Counsel

An Officer in the Ministry responsible for Lands with

the qualifications of a Crown Counsel.

G.N. 939/2000.
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