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Ministers of the Crown Act 1975

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8Interpretation, consequential amendment and repeals

(1)In this Act—

  • " functions " includes powers and duties ;

  • " Minister of the Crown " means the holder of an office in Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, and includes the Treasury, the Board of Trade and the Defence Council.

(2)For the purpose of this Act any functions in respect of which a direction is given in an Order in Council made under section 1(1)(c) above shall be treated as functions transferred; and any reference in this Act to the transfer of functions shall be construed accordingly.

(3)In section 6(5) of the Decimal Currency Act 1967 (which defines " Minister of the Crown " by reference to the Ministers of the Crown (Transfer of Functions) Act 1946) for the words " (Transfer of Functions) Act 1946 " there shall be substituted the words

Act 1975.

(4)The enactments specified in Schedule 3 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of the Schedule.

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