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Recess Elections Act 1975

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5Citation etc.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Recess Elections Act 1975.

(2)In section 184 of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1913 (application of sections 33 and 34 of the Bankruptcy Act 1883 to Scotland) after the word "1883" there shall be inserted the words

and the Recess Elections Act 1975, so far as it applies to bankruptcy,.

(3)In section 6(4) of the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (effect of disqualification and provision for relief) for the words "apart from this provision" there shall be substituted the words

by virtue of the Recess Elections Act 1975.

(4)The enactments specified in Schedule 2 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(5)The appointment under section 5 of the Recess Elections Act 1784 made on 22nd October 1974 shall not be invalidated by the repeal of that section but shall have effect as if made under section 4 above.

(6)Section 106(2) of the Bankruptcy Act 1914 (notification of Member's bankruptcy to Speaker) is repealed, as being unnecessary owing to section 33(1) of the Bankruptcy Act 1883.

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

(8)It is hereby declared that this Act extends to Northern Ireland.

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