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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966

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44Game licences

(1)The duties chargeable in Scotland under the Game Licences Act 1860 and section 5 of the Customs and Inland Revenue Act 1883 shall be levied by local authorities and accordingly those duties shall cease to be Excise duties.

(2)The Secretary of State may by order make such provision as it seems necessary or expedient to make for giving effect to the foregoing subsection, and without prejudice to that generality may make provision for—

(a)transferring to local authorities the powers of the Commissioners of Customs and Excise in relation to duties and licences under the said Act of 1860 ;

(b)the issue of licences under that Act by officers of the Post Office and the expenses of the Postmaster General in that connection;

(c)the appointment of officers of local authorities as officers of the Post Office for the purpose of the issue of such licences; and

(d)the form of, and the keeping of registers of, such licences.

(3)Any statutory instrument containing an order made under this section shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(4)This section shall come into force on 16th May 1967.

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