Personal Insolvency Act 2012
Continuity of administration of justice not to be affected.
199.— (1) The continuity of the administration of justice shall not be interrupted by—
( a) the coming into operation of any provision of this Part, or
( b) the assignment of a specialist judge of the Circuit Court to a circuit, whether permanently or temporarily, under section 10(3) of the Courts of Justice Act 1947 or section 2A (inserted by section 193 of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012) of the Courts Act 1977.
(2) A specialist judge of the Circuit Court may perform the functions and exercise the powers and jurisdiction conferred on him or her by section 189 in proceedings before the Circuit Court, notwithstanding that those proceedings may have been pending at the date of coming into operation of that section.