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Supreme Court (Offices) Bill

This is the text of the Supreme Court (Offices) Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 29 October 1997

Supreme Court (Offices) Bill
1.Qualification for, and tenure of, office.
2.Short title.





Make provision with respect to the qualification for appointment as, and tenure of office of, Permanent Secretary to the Lord Chancellor and Clerk of the Crown in Chancery.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

Qualification for, and tenure of, office.     1. - (1) In Part I of Schedule 2 to the Supreme Court Act 1981 (which sets out the qualifications required for appointment of certain officers of the Supreme Court and, by virtue of section 92 of that Act, provides for the age at which any such officer must retire), the entry relating to the Permanent Secretary to the Lord Chancellor and the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery is repealed.
      (2) The repeal made by subsection (1) does not apply to the person who, on the date on which this Act comes into force, holds the offices.
Short title.     2. This Act may be cited as the Supreme Court (Offices) Act 1997.

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