Maximum Number of Judges Order 2002

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2002/2837

2002 No. 2837

SUPREME COURT OF ENGLAND AND WALES

The Maximum Number of Judges Order 2002

Made 20th November 2002

Coming into force 21th November 2002

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 20th day of November 2002

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas in accordance with section 2(5) of the Supreme Court Act 19811a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the power conferred on Her by section 2(4) of that Act, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

S-1 This Order may be cited as the Maximum Number of Judges Order...

1. This Order may be cited as the Maximum Number of Judges Order 2002, and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

S-2 Section 2(1) of the Supreme Court Act 1981 , prescribing the...

2. Section 2(1) of the Supreme Court Act 19812, prescribing the maximum number of ordinary judges of the Court of Appeal, shall be amended so as further to increase the maximum number of those judges to thirty-seven.

A. K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order in Council increases the maximum number of ordinary judges of the Court of Appeal from 35 to 37.


(2) Section 2(1) was amended by S.I.1983/1705, 1987/2059, 1993/605, 1994/3217 and 1996/1142.

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