Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997

Exercise of jurisdiction by court.

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10. (1) The jurisdiction of the court in respect of proceedings under section 3 , F26 [ 3A , ] 4 or 9 may be exercised, as regards the District Court, by the judge of the District Court for the time being assigned to the District Court district where the house in relation to which that application was made is situate.

(2) Where a judge of the District Court to whom subsection (1) relates is not immediately available, the jurisdiction of the District Court under that subsection may be exercised by any judge of the District Court.