|Made||24th May 2004|
|Coming into operation in accordance with Article 1(1) of this Order|
Eligibility of persons for appointment as Lay Magistrates
2. Unless the Lord Chancellor otherwise determines in the case of a particular person, no person shall be appointed to be a Lay Magistrate -
(c) if he has been selected (whether formally or informally) as a prospective candidate for election to any such House, Parliament or Assembly;
(d) if he is employed as a paid agent of a political party seeking representation in any such House, Parliament or Assembly;
(e) if he is -
(f) if he is the spouse or partner of -
(g) if he is a close relative of -
(h) if he, his spouse or partner is a former -
unless a period of more than two years has elapsed since that person ceased to hold such an office or have such an occupation;
(i) if a bankruptcy order has been made against him or his estate has been sequestrated or he has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors; or
(j) if he has been convicted of an offence punishable by a term of imprisonment.
Falconer of Thoroton,
Dated 24th May 2004.