(1) In [sections 43, 44 and 45ZB] of this Act “magistrates' court” means a court consisting of two or more justices of the peace sitting otherwise than in open court.
(2) Any reference in this Part of this Act to a period of time or a time of day is to be treated as approximate only.
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