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Public Records Act (Northern Ireland) 1923

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11Modification of 1875 c.59 and 1876 c.58.N.I.

The Public Records (Ireland) Act, 1867, Amendment Act, 1875, and the Parochial Records Act, 1876, shall, so far as they relate to Northern Ireland records belonging to parishes situate in Northern Ireland, have effect with the following modifications:—

(a)Records belonging to such parishes shall, subject to the provisions of the said Acts, be under the charge and control of the Minister of FinanceF1. . . , and the Minister of Finance shall be substituted in the said Acts for the Master of the Rolls;

(b)References to the Public Record Office of Ireland shall be construed as references to the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland;

(c)References to the Deputy Keeper of the Records shall be construed as references to the Deputy Keeper of the Records of Northern Ireland; and references to the Assistant Deputy Keeper of the Records shall be construed as references to such officer as may be appointed by the Minister of Finance under this Act for the purpose of certifying copies of Northern Ireland records;

  • Para. (d) rep. by 1982 NI 6

  • Para. (e) rep. by SLR (NI) 1952

(f)References to the Public Records (Ireland) Act, 1867, shall be construed as references to this Act.

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