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The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates

Peter Seago

The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates

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Published by Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, University of Leeds in Leeds .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Seago, Clive Walker, David Wall.
ContributionsWalker, Clive, 1954-, Wall, David, 1956-, University of Leeds. Centre for Criminal Justice Studies.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21255521M
ISBN 100951103210
OCLC/WorldCa40834794

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The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates. By P. Seago, C. Walker, D Wall and Leeds Univ. (United Kingdom). Centre for Criminal Justice Studies. Abstract. SIGLEAvailable from British Library Document Supply Centre-DSC:q96/ / BLDSC - British.

The role of the Stipendiary Magistrates and the difficulties they encountered As a result of imperial legislation, the system of slavery in the British West Indies was abandoned in August,for a system of apprenticeship to last for a definite period.

One innovation of the Emancipation Act of was the appointment of Stipendiary Magistrates. Under the Act any stipendiary magistrates in post on implementation of the legislation became summary sheriffs and transferred unless they declined appointment.

Summary sheriffs are able to sit in justice of the peace courts and sheriff courts. In justice of the peace courts they can exercise the same summary criminal powers as a justice of the peace. Stipendiary Magistrates. [ STIPENDIARY MAGISTRATES. Short title and commencement. Appointment of stipendiary magis-trates.

See Via.,No.s. Salaries. Appropriation. 21° GEO. V., No. XVII No. 17 of The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates book ACT to provide for the appointment of Stipendiary Magistrates with secure tenure of office and for other relative Size: KB.

on the appointment of stipendiary magistrates for the sheriffdom for which it has been established. Article 5(2) provides that a person may only be appointed as a stipendiary magistrate if a SMAC.

—(1) The role of a SMAC is to make recommendations to the Scottish Ministers on the appointment of stipendiary magistrates in relation to the sheriffdom for which that SMAC has been established.

(2) A person may only be appointed as a stipendiary magistrate for a sheriffdom if that person has been recommended for appointment by a SMAC for that sheriffdom. 6 Stipendiary Magistrates No. 75, ˙Oaths to be taken by Magistrates 8.(1) A person appointed under section 5 or 6 must not exercise any powers or functions of a Magistrate unless the person has— (a) taken and subscribed the oath prescribed by the regulations or, if.

legally qualified magistrates, known as stipendiary magistrates. The stipendiary magistrate can sit alone, but lay magistrates may sit only as a bench of two or more. Magistrates’ courts commit the trials of more serious crimes—such as murder, rape, and robbery—to the Crown Court system.

These courts consist of a judge. appointment The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates book the different mechanisms for removal of magistrates The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates book office; the fifth is to evaluate the present role and status of magistrates within the Australian judicial system; The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates book the sixth and final aim of this paper is to contemplate the future directions of the Australian The role and appointment of stipendiary magistrates book.

That final purpose will embrace a discussion of the elevation of magistrates to the status of judges,File Size: KB. The role of the magistracy 3 Summary In this Report we consider the role of the magistracy within the criminal justice system in England and Wales. Our report looks at the method and rate of recruitment for magistrates, their training and development, and the effect of court closures on their work.

Appointment and qualification of stipendiary and circuit magistrates. Times and places for sittings of magisterial courts. Jurisdiction when title to land involved. Appointment of Chief Magistrate and Deputy Chief Magistrates. Senior Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrates.

Increased civil jurisdiction of certain magistrates File Size: KB. Although ultimate responsibility for making the first appointments of Magistrates must be that of the government on the recommendation of the minister, an appointments committee of the kind referred to in Recommendation 2 should be constituted to advise the Minister in relation to the first appointments.

State magistrates are also called justices of the peace and police justices. They are either elected or appointed officials whose duties can include conducting marriages and hearings involving breaches of the peace and dispensing civil actions involving small amounts of money.

United States Magistrates Act. The role of federal magistrates was. The Role and Appointment of Stipendiary Magistrates (Leeds: Centre for Criminal Justice Studies/Lord Chancellor’s Department) This article draws upon. Stipendiary magistrate definition is - a salaried British magistrate who is a professional lawyer appointed under statutory provisions to act instead of or in.

Stipendiary magistrates are qualified lawyers who hold the post in the busiest courts. MAGISTRATE, mun. law. A public civil officer, invested with some part of the legislative, executive, or judicial power given by the constitution.

The Role and Appointment of Stipendiary Magistrates, University of Leeds, ; ISBN: 0 Number of pages: Posted: 24 Apr Seago Peter, Clive Walker and David S. Wall. 2 Role of the magistracy within the criminal justice system The modernisation of the magistrates’ courts.

The past decade has seen increasing centralisation of the organising structure of magistrates’ courts, motivated by a desire to increase efficiency and improve consistency across the country. Stipendiary Magistrates Act s 10 (4) The Chief Stipendiary Magistrate must not make a determination under subsection (2)(a) about the place at which a magistrate is to constitute a Magistrates Court unless the Chief Stipendiary Magistrate— (a) first— (i) consults with the magistrate; and (ii) gives the magistrate written notice of the.

Inthe Municipal Corporations Act enabled boroughs to request the appointment of a paid or ‘stipendiary’ magistrate. Today magistrates are volunteers who sit in their local communities. Today magistrates are volunteers who sit in their local communities. The role of magistrates Speech given by Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice Damian Green, on the role of magistrates.

Published 15 August The Act also abolishes the office of stipendiary magistrate and from 1 April the two current serving stipendiary magistrates, Robin Christie and Allan Findlay, will become summary sheriffs. The salary of a summary sheriff is £, per annum.

Core Values, the Magistracy, and the Auld Report Article in Journal of Law and Society 29(2) May with 39 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Andrew Sanders. Apply to be a magistrate. What magistrates do. Magistrates are volunteers who hear cases in courts in their community.

They can hear cases in the criminal court, the family court, or both. Each. Summary Sheriffs. The post of summary sheriff, which was established by the Courts Reform (Scotland) Actwas created to ensure that cases in Scotland’s courts are heard at the appropriate level in the court structure, enabling sheriffs to focus on solemn business and more complex criminal cases.

The Municipal Corporations Act gave boroughs the ability to request the appointment of a stipendiary magistrate in their locality. Originally stipendiaries were not required to have any qualifications, however they could only be appointed from the ranks of barristers (from ) and solicitors (from ).

[11]. v MAGISTRATES CASES — A BRIEF HISTORY Editor Patrick Street Inthe present Editor of the Magistrates Cases, Stipendiary Magistrate Patrick Street LL B, Dip Crim, B & S (appointed Deputy Chief Magistrate in ), began to edit the Magistrates Cases and produced them in a compact and handy format, generally ten Parts per year plus a comprehensive Size: 1MB.

A stipendiary magistrate is now known as a district judge (this has been the case for a few years) and is a qualified lawyer. Typically he will have been a clerk to the justices or deputy clerk to the justices in a magistrates' court for some years and.

Seago, P., Walker, C. and Wall, D. () The Role and Appointment of Stipendiary Magistrates (Leeds: Centre for Criminal Justice Studies/Lord Chancellor’s Department). Google Scholar Seago, P., Walker, C. and Wall, D. () ‘The development of the professional magistracy in England and Wales’, Criminal Law by: 1.

Stipendiary Magistrates Act Stipendiary Magistrates Act An Act to provide for the appointment of stipendiary magistrates with secure tenure of office and other relative purposes.

A reference in a written law or book, document or writing to a stipendiary magistrate is, unless the contrary intention appears, to be construed as.

The Auld report of proposed a middle level of court between the magistrates' and crown courts, comprising lay and professional judges. That was not Author: Richard Bristow. Magistrates’ role at risk from reduced investment in training, report warns This article is more than 5 years old Charity says the role of magistrates in the criminal justice system is in danger.

The position of stipendiary magistrate in New Zealand was renamed in to that of district court judge. The position was often known simply as magistrate, or the postnominal initials SM after a magistrate's name in newspapers' court reports.

In the late s, a position of community magistrate was created for district courts on a trial basis. Under this system, two community magistrates were initially required to Activity sectors: Law. D'Arcy Wentworth became the first paid magistrate.

Until this time, the role of a magistrate was honorary and magistrates had to combine their magistrate duties with other positions. First courthouse: The oldest existing local court in New South Wales was built in Windsor.

Over courthouses have been built in NSW since settlement. Blog. 12 May Remote work tips, tools, and advice: Interview with Mandy Fransz; 11 May Using game show assessments in the classroom; 7 May The Magistrates’ Court hears mainly criminal cases.

Therefore, if CPS and SFO lawyers are recommended for appointment as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts), they will be expected to resign in order to take up their appointment.

Timeline. Open for Part 1. District judgeshear the majority of cases in the county courts; there are around of them. There are also around district judges (formerly known as stipendiary magistrates) who hear the more complex and serious cases in the magistrates’ courts of larger cities.

Both are usually referred to as, for example, District Judge Jane Size: KB. Describe the role of magistrates in civil and criminal cases A Lay- person in the context of a lay magistrate is a person with no legal qualifications or training in law.

Their purpose is to provide experience of society and ensure that the common people’s values are represented when delivering a. In the 19th, century the passing of sentences and the punishing of criminals was carried out either by the Justices of the Peace/ Magistrate s for summary and less serious indictable offences or by High Court Circuit Judges, who presided over the more serious crimes, including capital offences.

Lay Magistrate s or Justices of the Peace Lay magistrates, or Justices of the Peace, date back to. 7. VII. Special magistrates were to work alongside local magistrates on party Valuation Tribunals to work out the purchasing of freedom if so desired by the apprentices. On the 31 July 18th, the last day of slavery the slaves spent the time singing.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Lay Pdf In this essay I intend to evaluate pdf effectiveness of lay personnel and the advantages and the disadvantages of magistrates and jurors.

Lay members (Magistrates) have legal advisers within points of law and live locally as they have to live close so that they know the area well.to open the position of stipendiary magistrate to appointment from among the practising profession13• The question, said the Queensland Law Journal in the same year, whether stipendiary magistrates should prove their fitness by passing an examination See Johnston,at 15 nLegal definition for STIPENDIARY MAGISTRATES: In English law.

Paid magistrates; appointed in London and some other cities and boroughs, and having In .