Courts of Justice Act, 1936

Rule making authorities under section 36 of the Principal Act.

68.—(1) From and after the passing of this Act the power of making, annulling, or altering rules of court and making new rules conferred by section 36 of the Principal Act shall cease to be exercisable by the Minister for Justice, and in lieu thereof it is hereby enacted that, subject and without prejudice to the provisions of this Act in regard to the fees chargeable in court offices, the said power shall be exercisable by the Superior Courts Rules Committee with the concurrence of the Minister for Justice.

(2) The reference in sub-section (1) of section 12 of the Approved Investments Act, 1933 (No. 34 of 1933), to the Committee mentioned in section 36 of the Principal Act shall be construed and have effect as a reference to the Superior Courts Rules Committee.