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Summer Time Act 1972

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6Short title, commencement, repeals and saving.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Summer Time Act 1972.

(2)This Act shall come into force at the expiration of the period of one month beginning with the date on which it is passed.

(3)The Summer Time Acts 1922 to 1947 and the British Standard Time Act 1968 are hereby repealed (but the repeal of the British Standard Time Act 1968 does not affect the operation of the enactments revived by Schedule 1 to that Act and not repealed by this Act, that is to say the Statutes (Definition of Time) Act 1880, the Time (Ireland) Act 19.16, the Time Act (Northern Ireland) 1924 and section 39(1) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954).

(4)Nothing in this Act affects the Manx Time Act 1968 (which is an Act of Tynwald providing that the time for general purposes in the Isle of Man shall be the same as in Great Britain).

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