(1) If a matter before a Judge of the Court, which matter would not otherwise be within the authority of a judicial registrar, appears to the Judge to be proper for determination by a judicial registrar, the Judge, by order, may refer the matter to a judicial registrar.
(2) If a Judge of the Court refers a matter to a judicial registrar, the judicial registrar may—
(a) hear and determine the matter, subject to any directions in the order referring the matter; or
(b) refer the matter back to the Judge for determination.
(3) In hearing and determining a matter referred by a Judge of the Court to a judicial registrar—
(a) the judicial registrar constitutes the Court for that purpose; and
(b) subject to any directions in the order referring the matter, all the powers of the Court in relation to the hearing and determination of such a matter are delegated to the judicial registrar.
(4) Despite paragraph (1), a Judge of the Court shall not refer to a judicial registrar any matter under Part 2 or Part 2A of the Confiscation Act 1997 .