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(1)This Act may be cited as the Southern Rhodesia Act 1979.
(2)In this Act—
“the appointed day” has the meaning given by section 1(1);
“modifications” includes additions, omissions and alterations, and related expressions shall be construed accordingly;
“the new constitution” means the constitution provided by Order in Council under section 1(1);
“statutory provision” means a provision contained in an Act or in subordinate legislation within the meaning of the M1Interpretation Act 1978.
(3)An Order in Council under any provision of this Act may make or authorise the making of such incidental, supplementary and consequential provisions as appear to Her Majesty to be expedient for the purposes of the Order.
(4)Any administrative expenses incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of the provisions of this Act shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament.
(5)This Act extends to Southern Rhodesia, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and any colony, and (to the extent of Her Majesty’s jurisdiction therein) to any foreign country or territory in which for the time being Her Majesty has jurisdiction.
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