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8 Power to vary provisions of Act.E+W+S+N.I.

His Majesty in Council may if an agreement for the purpose is made with the Governments of [F1any of the countries mentioned in subsection (2) of this section] which for the time being are contributing towards the expenses of [F1the Commonwealth Institute] by Order in Council vary the provisions of this Act which—

(a)prescribe the purposes of [F1the Commonwealth Institute];

(b)regulate the management of [F1the Commonwealth Institute];

(c)prescribe the constitution of the Board of Governors:

Provided that before a draft of any such Order is submitted to His Majesty in Council it shall be laid before each House of Parliament for a period of not less than twenty-one days during the session of Parliament.

[F2(2)The countries hereinbefore referred to are Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, [F3Pakistan], Ceylon, Ghana, Malaysia, the Republic of Cyprus, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanganyika and Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago and Uganda and Kenya and Zanzibar and Malawi and Zambia and Malta and The Gambia and Guyana and Botswana and Lesotho and Singapore and Barbados and Mauritius and Swaziland and Tonga and Fiji and the Bahamas and Bangladesh and Grenada and Seychelles and Solomon Islands and Tuvalu and Dominica [F4and St. Lucia, and Kiribati, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Papua New Guinea, Western Samoa and Nauru, and the New Hebrides, and Zimbabwe, and Belize, and Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Christopher and Nevis and Brunei and Maldives][F5and Namibia]]

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P1Power conferred by s. 8 exercised by S.I. 1949/840, 1953/1201, 1959/2210.

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F2S. 8(2) added by Commonwealth Institute Act 1958 (c. 16), Sch. 2. S. 8(2) is printed as amended by the enactments specified in the Chronological Table of the Statutes (in the entry for Commonwealth Institute Act 1958 (c. 16), Sch. 2), Solomon Islands Act 1978 (c. 15), Sch. para. 8, Tuvalu Act 1978 (c. 20), Sch. para. 8 and S.I. 1978/1030, Sch. para. 8

F5Words in s. 8(2) added (retrospective to 21. 3. 1990) by Namibia Act 1991 (c. 4, SIF 26:25A), s. 1, Sch. para. 1 (with s. 2(2))

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