Courts of Justice (District Court) Act, 1946


Miscellaneous Provisions in Relation to the District Court.

Qualification for appointment as Justice.

14.—A barrister or solicitor, who actually practised his profession for not less than six years, shall not be ineligible for appointment as a Justice by reason only of the fact that he is for the time being not practising his profession, if he holds for the time being an office in respect of which it was (at the time of his appointment thereto) required by statute that every person appointed thereto should be or should have been—

(a) a practising solicitor, or

(b) a practising barrister or a practising solicitor.