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British Library Act 1972

1972 CHAPTER 54

An Act to establish a national library for the United Kingdom under the control and management of a new Board and incorporating the Library of the British Museum; and for connected purposes.

[27th July 1972]

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C1Act: functions of the Secretary of State transferred (1.9.1979) to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster by The Transfer of Functions (Arts and Libraries) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/907), art. 2(1), Sch. Pt. 1 (with art. 11)

Act: functions of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster transferred (1.4.1981) to the Secretary of State by The Transfer of Functions (Arts, Libraries and National Heritage) Order 1981 (S.I. 1981/207), art. 2(1), Sch. 1 Pt. 1 (with art. 5)

Act: functions of the Secretary of State transferred (1.7.1983) to the Lord President of the Council by The Transfer of Functions (Arts, Libraries and National Heritage) Order 1983 (S.I. 1983/879), art. 2(1), Sch. 1 Pt. 1 (with art. 11)

Act: functions of the Lord President of the Council transferred (22.12.1984) to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster by The Transfer of Functions (Arts, Libraries and National Heritage) Order 1984 (S.I. 1984/1814), art. 2(1), Sch. 1 Pt. 1 (with art. 7)

Act: functions of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster transferred (29.4.1986) to the Lord President of the Council by The Transfer of Functions (Arts, Libraries and National Heritage) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/600), art. 2(1), Sch. 1 Pt. 1 (with art. 7)

Act: functions of the Lord President of the Council transferred (3.7.1992) to the Secretary of State by The Transfer of Functions (National Heritage) Order 1992 (S.I. 1992/1311), art. 3(1), Sch. 1 Pt. 1 (with art. 12)

C2Functions of the Minister for the Civil Service under this Act now exercisable by the Treasury by virtue of S.I. 1981/1670, arts. 2, 3(5)(6)

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I1Act wholly in force at Royal Assent.

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