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Bermuda Constitution Act 1967

1967 CHAPTER 63

An Act to provide for the grant of a new constitution for Bermuda.

[27th July 1967]

Be it enactedby the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1Power to provide by Order in Council for the government of Bermuda.

(1)Her Majesty may by Order in Council make such provision as appears to Her expedient for the government of Bermuda.

(2)Any Order in Council under this section may vary or revoke, or provide for the variation or revocation of, any Letters Patent relating to the government of Bermuda, any instrument issued in pursuance of any such Letters Patent, or any law relating to the government of Bermuda and made by any legislature for the time being constituted as the legislature of Bermuda.

(3)Any Order in Council under this section may be varied or revoked by a subsequent Order in Council thereunder, but otherwise shall not be capable of being varied or revoked except by Act of Parliament.

(4)Any Order in Council under this section shall be laid before Parliament after being made.

(5)In this Act " Bermuda" means the islands known as Bermuda or as the Bermudas or Somers Islands.

2Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Bermuda Constitution Act 1967.