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26 .         Principal Registrar and registrars may be magistrates

        (1)         Nothing in section 25 prevents the Principal Registrar or any registrar from being appointed and holding office as a magistrate under the Magistrates Court Act 2004 .

        (2)         During any period when a person who is the Principal Registrar or a registrar is a magistrate, the person is not a member of the Public Service and references in this Act to the Public Service and to Part 3 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994 do not apply to that person.

        (3)         If the Principal Registrar and any one or more registrars hold office as magistrates, the Principal Registrar is the senior of them.

        (4)         This Act does not prevent a family law magistrate from constituting the Magistrates Court at a place in or outside the metropolitan region.

        [Section 26 amended: No. 59 of 2004 s. 92.]

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