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Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964

1964 CHAPTER 75

An Act to place the public library service provided by local authorities in England and Wales under the superintendence of the Secretary of State, to make new provision for regulating and improving that service and as to the provision and maintenance of museums and art galleries by such authorities, and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[31st July 1964]

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C1Act: transfer of functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, art. 2, Sch. 1; S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3

C3Functions of the Secretary of State under this Act transferred by S.I. 1979/907, 1981/207, 1983/879, 1984/1814, 1986/600, 1992/1311 and as from 29.4.1986 to 2.7.1992 exercisable by the Lord President of the Council by virtue of S.I. 1986/600, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 Pt. I and as from 3.7.1992 again exercisable by the Secretary of State (or no longer exercisable by the Lord President in the case of functions exercisable by him concurrently with the Secretary of State) by virtue of S.I. 1992/1311 art. 3(1), Sch. 1 Pt.I; references to the Secretary of State from 29.4.1986 to 2.7.1992 and from 3.7.1992 to be construed accordingly by virtue of S.I. 1986/600, art. 7(1) and 1992/1311, art. 12(4).

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I1Act wholly in force at 1.4.1965 see s. 26(7)

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