Judicial Council Act 2019

Interim Secretary to Council

33. (1) The Chief Justice may appoint a member of staff of the Courts Service to act as interim Secretary to the Council (in this section referred to as the “interim Secretary”) pending the appointment of the Secretary by the Board under section 32 (1) and pending that appointment—

(a) the interim Secretary shall perform all the functions assigned to the Secretary by or under this Act, and

(b) a reference in this Act to the Secretary shall include a reference to the interim Secretary.

(2) When a Secretary is appointed under section 32 (1), the interim Secretary shall cease to hold office.