Civil Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2008

30.

Amendment of section 9 of Court Officers Act 1945.

30.β€” Section 9 (as amended by section 35 of the Courts and Court Officers Act 1995 and section 23 of the Courts and Court Officers Act 2002) of the Court Officers Act 1945 is amended by substituting the following for subsection (3):

β€œ(3) ( a) Whenever an officer is required under subsection (1)( a) to perform the duties, or any duty or duties, of another office equivalent to his or her office, he or she shall, while the requirement remains in force, have all the powers of the holder of that other office in respect of the duty or duties concerned as fully as if he or she held that other office.

( b) Whenever a County Registrar is required under subsection (1)( b) to perform the duties, or any duty or duties, of the office of any other County Registrar, he or sheβ€”

(i) shall, while the requirement remains in force, have all the powers of the holder of that office in respect of the duty or duties concerned as fully as if he or she held that office, and

(ii) may exercise such powers concurrently with their being exercised by the other County Registrar.”.