District Justices (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923

Power to extend time in certain cases.

6.—(1) Any District Justice, if and whenever he thinks it just and reasonable so to do, may, subject to the limitations imposed by this section, extend the time limited by any statute, rule or regulation for the institution of any proceedings at Petty Sessions or in a District Court, or for giving any notice, serving any document, or doing any act, matter or thing, in relation or as a condition precedent to any such proceedings.

(2) The power of extension of time conferred by this section may be exercised, whether such time has or has not expired at the date of the exercise of such power, but such power shall only be exercised in respect of a time which has expired or will expire after the 31st day of December, 1920, and before the 1st day of July, 1923.

(3) No time shall be extended under this section to any date after the 31st day of December, 1923.