The Civil Courts (Amendment) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-01-16

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 68

COUNTY COURTS
The Civil Courts (Amendment) Order 1996

Made
16th January 1996

Laid before Parliament
16th January 1996

Coming into force
16th February 1996

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 2(1) of the County Courts Act 1984(1), hereby makes the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Civil Courts (Amendment) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 16th February 1996.

2.  In this Order, “the 1983 Order” means the Civil Courts Order 1983(2) and a Schedule referred to by number alone means the Schedule so numbered in that Order.

3.—(1) In Schedule 1:—

(a)“Alfreton” shall be deleted from its position in the second column opposite the entry for “Chesterfield” in the first column;

(b)“Ilkeston” shall be deleted from its position in the second column opposite the entry for “Nottingham” in the first column;

(c)“Matlock” shall be deleted from its position in the second column opposite the entry for “Derby” in the first column;

(d)“Sleaford” shall be deleted from its position in the second column opposite the entry for “Boston” in the first column and

(e)“Spalding” shall be deleted from its position in the second column opposite the entry for “Boston” in the first column.

(2) In Schedule 3 the entries relating to “Alfreton”, “Ilkeston”, “Matlock”, “Sleaford” and “Spalding”(3) shall be deleted

Mackay of Clashfern, C.
16th January 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Civil Courts Order 1983 so as to close the County Courts at Alfreton, Ilkeston, Matlock, Sleaford and Spalding.


(1)
1984 c. 28.

(2)
S.I. 1983/713; there are no relevant amendments.

(3)
Directions given on behalf of the Lord Chancellor under section 2(3) of the County Courts Act 1984 will determine which court districts will include the former districts of the Alfreton, Ilkeston, Matlock, Sleaford and Spalding County Courts with effect from 16th February 1996.
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