106Schedule 7, page 81, line 15, at end insert:
'14A. After section 34A of the 1979 Act there shall be inserted—
§ "Justices' clerks for youth courts and family proceedings courts
§ Appointment of justices' clerks for youth courts and family proceedings courts.
34B.—(1) The inner London magistrates' courts committee shall appoint one or more justices' clerks for the youth courts and family proceedings courts for the metropolitan area.
(2) Subsections (2) to (4), (5) (b), (6) and (7) of section 25 of this Act have effect in relation to any justices' clerk appointed under subsection (1) above as they have effect in relation to a justices' clerk for a petty sessions area, but with the substitution for any reference to the magistrates for a petty sessions area of a reference to the justices of the peace who are members of the youth court panel for the metropolitan area or (as the case may be) of a family panel for that area, other than any such justice whose name is for the time being entered on the supplemental list.
(3) In this section—
the inner London magistrates' courts committee" means the magistrates' courts committee for an area consisting of or including the whole of the inner London area or, if there is no such committee, all the magistrates courts' committees for areas which consist of or include any part of the inner London area acting jointly; and
the metropolitan area" means the inner London area and the City of London.".'.
§ 107Page 82, line 25, leave out from first 'a' to 'means' in line 26 and insert 'commission area'.
§ 108Page 82, line 26, leave out from second The' to 'other' in line 27 and insert 'commission area'.
§ 109 Page 82, line 30, leave out 'county or of a London'.
§ 110 Page 82, line 32, leave out 'county or'.
§ 111 Page 82, line 43, at end insert:
§ 'London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939
§ . In section 151 of the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939 (Crown exemptions), in subsection (1) (bb) the words from "the magistrates' courts" to "City of London)" shall be omitted and for the words "that area" in the second place where they occur there shall be substituted the words "the inner London area within the meaning of the Justices of the Peace Act 1979".'.
§ 112Page 82, line 43, at end insert:
§ 'Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1967
§ . In section 15 of the Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1967 (superannuation of metropolitan civil staffs), in subsection (1) (a) (ii), for the words from "or other officer" to "that area" there shall be substituted the words ", as a justices' chief executive for that area or as staff of the magistrates' courts committee for that area".
. In Schedule 2 to the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 (list of official pensions for the purposes of that Act), in paragraph 47, at the end of paragraph (b) there shall be added the words—
or as staff of such a committee; or
(c) service as a justices' chief executive.
. In Schedule 6 to that Act (employments relevant to section 13(2) of that Act), in paragraph (d) after the words "for that area" there shall be inserted the words "or by any magistrates' courts committee whose area includes all or part of that area".'
§ 113 Page 84, line 17, after 'a' insert 'justices' chief executive or'.
§ 114 Page 84, line 17, at end insert:
§ 'Local Government Finance Act 1992
§ . In section 46 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (special items for purposes of section 45), in subsection (2) (d) for the words from "the magistrates' courts" to "that area" there shall be substituted the words "the probation service in the inner London area or the functions referred to in paragraph 4 of Schedule [Continuing functions of Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District in relation to pensions etc. of court staff] to the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994".'
§ The Lord Chancellor
My Lords, I beg to move that the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 106 to 114. I have already spoken to these amendments. Following the suggestion of the noble Lord, Lord McIntosh of Haringey, I invite your Lordships to agree to the amendments en bloc.
§ Moved, That the House do agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 106 to 114.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.