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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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C1Functions of the Secretary of State under this Act transferred by S.I. 1979/907, 1981/207, 1983/879, 1984/1814, 1986/600 and 1992/1311 and as from 29.4.1986 to 3.7.1992 exercisable by the Lord President of the Council by virtue of S.I. 1986/600, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 Pt. I and as from 3.7.1992 again exercisable by the Secretary of State by virtue of S.I. 1992/1311, art. 3(1), Sch. 1 Pt.I and references to the Secretary of State from 29.4.1986 to 3.7.1992 and from 3.7.1992 to be construed accordingly by virtue of S.I. 1996/600, art. 7(1) and 1992/1311, art. 12(4).

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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