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Section 1.

SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I. Legislative Powers of Barbados

1The M1Colonial Laws Validity Act 1865 shall not apply to any law made on or after the appointed day by the legislature of Barbados.E+W+S+N.I.

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2No law and no provision of any law made on or after the appointed day by that legislature shall be void or inoperative on the ground that it is repugnant to the law of England, or to the provisions of any Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, including this Act, or to any order, rule or regulation made under any such Act, and accordingly the powers of that legislature shall include the power to repeal or amend any such Act, order, rule or regulation in so far as it is part of the law of Barbados.E+W+S+N.I.

3The legislature of Barbados shall have full power to make laws having extra-territorial operation.E+W+S+N.I.

4Without prejudice to the generality of the preceding provisions of this Schedule—E+W+S+N.I.

F1(a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(b)section 4 of the M2Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act 1890 (which requires certain laws to be reserved for the signification of Her Majesty’s pleasure or to contain a suspending clause) and so much of section 7 of that Act as requires the approval of Her Majesty in Council to any rules of court for regulating the practice and procedure of a Colonial Court of Admiralty shall cease to have effect in Barbados.

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Section 4.

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I. Amendments not Affecting the Law of Barbados

Diplomatic immunitiesE+W+S+N.I.

1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2E+W+S+N.I.

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2In section 1(6) of the M3Diplomatic Immunities (Commonwealth Countries and Republic of Ireland) Act 1952, before the word “and” in the last place where it occurs there shall be inserted the word “Barbados”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C1The text of Sch. 2 para. 2 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3E+W+S+N.I.

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FinancialE+W+S+N.I.

4In section 2(4) of the M4Import Duties Act 1958, before the words “together with” there shall be inserted the word “Barbados”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C2The text of Sch. 2 para. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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Visiting forcesE+W+S+N.I.

5In the M5Visiting Forces (British Commonwealth) Act 1933, section 4 (attachment and mutual powers of command) shall apply in relation to forces raised in Barbados as it applies in relation to forces raised in Dominions within the meaning of the M6Statute of Westminster 1931.E+W+S+N.I.

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6In the M7Visiting Forces Act 1952—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in paragraph (a) of section 1(1) (countries to which that Act applies) at the end there shall be added the words “Barbados or”;

(b)in section 10(1)(a), the expression “colony” shall not include Barbados;

and, until express provision with respect to Barbados is made by an Order in Council under section 8 of that Act (application to visiting forces of law relating to home forces), any such Order for the time being in force shall be deemed to apply to visiting forces of Barbados.

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C3The text of Sch. 2 para. 6(a) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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Ships and aircraftE+W+S+N.I.

F47. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6E+W+S+N.I.

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F6Sch. 2 para. 9 repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1977(c. 18), Sch.1 Pt. XV

10In the M8Whaling Industry (Regulation) Act 1934, the expression “British ship to which this Act applies” shall not include a British ship registered in Barbados.E+W+S+N.I.

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11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F7E+W+S+N.I.

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Commonwealth InstituteE+W+S+N.I.

F913. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F9Sch. 2 para. 13 repealed (7.1.2003) by 2002 c. 39, ss. 3, 4(2), Sch. 3

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