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Supply Powers Act 1975

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8Repeals, revocations, consequential amendments and savings

(1)The enactments specified in Part I of Schedule 2 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Part; and the Orders in Council specified in Part II of that Schedule are hereby revoked to the extent specified in the third column of that Part.

(2)In section 2(2) of the Atomic Energy Act 1946. for the references to section 2(2) and (3) of the Ministry of Supply Act 1939 there shall be substituted references to section 2(1) and (2) above,

(3)Any other enactment, instrument or document referring to any of the enactments repealed by this Act (in this section referred to as " the repealed enactments ") shall, so far as may be necessary for preserving its effect, be construed as referring, or as including a reference, to this Act or to the corresponding provision of this Act.

(4)In so far as anything done under any of the repealed enactments could have been done under a corresponding provision of this Act, it shall not be invalidated by the repeal but shall have effect as if done under that corresponding provision.

(5)Nothing in this section shall affect the repealed enactments in their operation in relation to offences committed before the commencement of this Act; and where an offence, for the continuance of which a penalty was provided, has been committed under any of the repealed enactments, proceedings may be taken under this Act in respect of the continuance of the offence after the commencement of this Act, in the same manner as if the offence had been committed under the corresponding provision of this Act.

(6)Nothing in this section shall affect the operation of section 15 of the Ministry of Supply Act 1939 in relation to instruments made before the coming into operation of the Ministry of Aviation (Dissolution) Order 1967.

(7)Nothing in this section shall affect the operation of articles 5 and 6 of the Ministry of Supply (Transfer of Powers) (No. 1) Order 1939 in relation to any functions of the Secretary of State under the Atomic Energy Act 1946 or any property vested in or under the control of the Secretary of State by virtue of that Act.

(8)Nothing in this section shall prejudice the operation of section 38 of the Interpretation Act 1889 (effect of repeals).

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