Court Officers Act, 1926

Qualification for Probate Officer.

23.—No person shall be appointed under this Act to be a Probate Officer unless either—

(a) he is at the time of his appointment employed in an office established under this Part of this Act and has during the whole of the twelve years next preceding been employed in an office or offices established under this Part of this Act or attached to the former Supreme Court of Judicature or a Judge thereof or the Lord Chancellor for Ireland or the Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, or

(b) he was immediately before the commencement of this Part of this Act a probate registrar or assistant probate registrar attached to the High Court.