There is to be a superior court of record known as the Court of Protection1. The court is to have an official seal2, and a central office and registry at a place appointed by the Lord Chancellor after consulting the Lord Chief Justice3.
The court may sit at any place in England and Wales4, on any day and at any time5. The Lord Chancellor, after consulting the Lord Chief Justice, may designate as additional registries of the court any district registry of the High Court and any county court office6. The Lord Chief Justice may nominate the President of the
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