(1)For the purposes of subsections (4) and (5) of section 1 (citation and commencement) of this Act, including the purposes of subsection (1) of section 33 (hostess bars) of this Act, “the appointed day” means such day as may be fixed in relation to a borough by resolution of the borough council, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of this section.
(2)Different days may be fixed under this section for the purpose of the application of different provisions of this Act to a borough.
(3)The borough council shall cause to be published in a local newspaper circulating in the borough and in the London Gazette notice—
(a)of the passing of any such resolution and of a day fixed by them; and
(b)of the general effect of the provisions of this Act coming into operation on that day,
and the day so fixed shall not be earlier than the expiration of one month from the publication of the notice in the London Gazette.
(4)A photostatic or any other reproduction certified by the officer appointed for that purpose by the borough council to be a true reproduction of a page or part of a page of any such newspaper or London Gazette—
(a)bearing the date of its publication; and
(b)containing any such notice,
shall be evidence of the publication of the notice and of the date of publication.