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Universities (Scotland) Act 1966

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14Repeals

The Acts mentioned in Schedule 7 to this Act, being to the extent specified in relation to them respectively in column 3 of that Schedule no longer required in consequence of the provisions of this Act or otherwise obsolete, are to that extent hereby repealed, and—

(a)the repeal of the enactments specified in Part I of the said Schedule shall take effect on the passing of this Act; and

(b)the repeal of the enactments specified in Part II of the said Schedule shall take effect on the appointed day.

15Statutory Instruments Act 1946 not to apply to Orders in Council

The Statutory Instruments Act 1946 shall not apply to an Order in Council under this Act.

16Interpretation

(1)in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them respectively, that is to say—

  • " the Act of 1858 " means the Universities (Scotland) Act 1858 ;

  • " the Act of 1868 " means the Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 ;

  • " the Act of 1889 " means the Universities (Scotland) Act 1889;

  • " the Act of 1932 " means the Universities (Scotland) Act 1932;

  • " the Act of 1953 " means the University of St. Andrews Act 1953 ;

  • " the appointed day " means the day appointed by Her Majesty by Order in Council as mentioned in section 13 of this Act;

  • "the older Universities" means the Universities of St. Andrews, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh;

  • " functions " includes powers and duties ; and other expressions shall have the like meaning as in the Universities (Scotland) Acts 1858 to 1932.

(2)Except where the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, extended or applied by, or by virtue of, any subsequent enactment including this Act.

17Citation and commencement

(1)This Act may be cited as the Universities (Scotland) Act 1966, and the Universities (Scotland) Acts 1858 to 1932 and this Act may be cited together as the Universities (Scotland) Acts 1858 to 1966.

(2)The following provisions of this Act shall come into operation on the appointed day, that is to say—

(a)section 2 so far as relating to the University of St. Andrews,

(b)section 14(a) and Part I of Schedule 7 so far as those provisions repeal part of section 5(2) of the Act of 1889 in relation to the University of St. Andrews,

(c)section 14(b) and Part II of Schedule 7,

(d)Part I of Schedule 1,

(e)Schedule 5,

(f)Schedule 6.

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