Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1895 c. 44
Year1895


Judicial Committee Amendment Act, 1895.

(58 & 59 Vict.) CHAPTER 44.

An Act to amend the Law relating to the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council.

[6th July 1895]

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:—

S-1 Provision as to persons being or having been Colonial Chief Justices or Judges.

1 Provision as to persons being or having been Colonial Chief Justices or Judges.

(1)1.—(1.) If any person being or having been Chief Justice or a Judge of the Supreme Court of the Dominion of Canada, or of a Superior Court in any province of Canada, of any of the Australasian colonies mentioned in the schedule to this Act, or of either of the South African colonies mentioned in the said schedule, or of any other Superior Court in Her Majesty's Dominions named in that behalf by Her Majesty in Council, is a member of Her Majesty's Privy Council, he shall be a member of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

(2) (2.) The number of persons being members of the Judicial Committee by reason of this Act shall not exceed five at any one time.

(3) (3.) The provisions of this Act shall be in addition to, and shall not affect, any other enactment for the appointment of or relating to members of the Judicial Committee.

S-2 Short title.

2 Short title.

2. This Act may be cited as theJudicial Committee Amendment Act, 1895.

S C H E D U L E.

Australasian Colonies.

New South Wales.

New Zealand.

Queensland.

South Australia.

Tasmania.

Victoria.

Western Australia.

South African Colonies.

Cape of Good Hope.

Natal.

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