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Tuvalu Act 1978

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4Consequential modifications of other enactments.

(1)Notwithstanding anything in the [1889 c. 63.] Interpretation Act 1889, the expression " colony " in any Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed on or after Independence Day shall not include Tuvalu.

(2)On and after Independence Day—

(a)the expression "colony" in the [1955 c. 18.] Army Act 1955, the [1955 c. 19.] Air Force Act 1955 and the [1957 c. 53.] Naval Discipline Act 1957 shall not include Tuvalu ; and

(b)in the definitions of " Commonwealth force " in section 225(1) and 223(1) respectively of those Acts of 1955, and in the definition of " Commonwealth country" in section 135(1) of that Act of 1957, at the end there shall be added the words " or Tuvalu ";

and no Order in Council made on or after Independence Day under section 1 of the [1976 c. 52.] Armed Forces Act 1976 which continues either of those Acts of 1955 or that Act of 1957 in force for a further period shall extend to Tuvalu as part of its law.

(3)On and after Independence Day the enactments specified in Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments there specified.

(4)Subsection (3) above and Schedule 2 to this Act shall not extend to Tuvalu as part of its law.

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