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Friendly Societies Act 1971

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15Citation, construction, extent and commencement

(1)This Act may be cited as the Friendly Societies Act 1971, and this Act and the Friendly Societies Acts 1896 to 1968 may be cited together as the Friendly Societies Acts 1896 to 1971.

(2)Subject to subsections (3) and (4) below, this Act shall be construed as one with the Friendly Societies Acts 1896 to 1968.

(3)This Act, except subsection (5) of section 12, does not extend to Northern Ireland.

(4)Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide that all or any of the provisions of this Act shall extend—

(a)to any of the Channel Islands,

(b)to the Isle of Man, with such exceptions, adaptations and modifications (if any) as may be specified in the Order.

(5)An Order in Council made under subsection (4) above may be varied or revoked by a subsequent Order in Council so made, and any Order in Council revoking an Order in Council under subsection (4) above may contain such transitional or other incidental or supplemental provisions as appear to Her Majesty to be necessary or expedient in consequence of the revocation.

(6)This Act shall come into force on such day as the Treasury may by order made by statutory instrument appoint, and different days may be so appointed for different provisions of this Act or for different purposes.

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