Schedule 7 Transitional Provisions and Savings
1Any enactment or other document whatever referring to an enactment repealed by this Act, by the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1969 or by the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1954 shall, so far as may be necessary for preserving its effect, be construed as referring (or as including a reference) to the corresponding provision of this Act.
2Where a period of time specified in an enactment repealed by this Act is current at the commencement of this Act, this Act shall have effect as if the corresponding provision thereof had been in force when that period began to run.
3Any reference in this Act (whether express or implied) to a thing done or falling to be done under a provision of this Act shall, so far as the context permits, be construed as including, in relation to times, circumstances and purposes in relation to which the corresponding provision repealed by this Act had effect, a reference to a thing done or falling to be done under that corresponding provision; and where that provision was itself a re-enactment of an earlier provision such references shall extend in the same way to that earlier provision, and so on.
Appointments of first members of Central Board
4Any person who was, immediately before the commencement of this Act, a member of the Central Board having been appointed a member by a trustee savings bank falling within paragraph (a) of paragraph 2(4) of Schedule 1 to the Trustee Savings Banks 1976 (banks eligible to appoint first members of the Board) shall, notwithstanding the repeals made by this Act, continue to be a member of the Board as if he had been appointed under paragraph 1(1)(a) of Schedule 2 to this Act.
Loans on real security
5Nothing in the repeal by this Act of subsections (3) and (4) of section 1 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1978 shall affect the continued operation of those subsections in relation to loans on real security (within the meaning of that section) made by trustee savings banks before the commencement of this Act.
Amounts disposable on death without representation
6In its application in relation to any death occurring before 10th August 1975, section 27(4) shall have effect as if for the reference to £1500 there were substituted a reference to the amount applicable in relation to that death immediately before the commencement of this Act by virtue of any enactment corresponding to that subsection and then in force.
Returns under section 33(1)
7On such day as the Treasury may by order made by statutory instrument appoint section 33(1) shall have effect with the substitution of the words
“the Registrar for the words”the Commissioners " in both places where they occur.
8In so far as any provisions of sections 75, 76 and 78 to- 82 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1969 or of any instruments made thereunder had effect immediately before the commencement of this Act in accordance with subsection (5) of section 30 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1976 as if they constituted a scheme under subsection (2) of that section, they shall, notwithstanding the repeals made by this Act, continue to have effect (with any necessary adaptations and modifications) as if they constituted a scheme under section 46(2) of this Act, and may be revoked or amended accordingly.
Withdrawal of sums from Fund for the Banks for Savings
9(1)Until such time as paragraph 6 of Schedule 5 is repealed by an order under section 53(3), section 48 shall have effect as if there were added at the end of the section the words
“but shall not affect anything contained in any regulations made by the Commissioners under paragraph 6 of Schedule 5”.
(2)Nothing in section 51 applies in relation to any liability arising by virtue of paragraph 14 of Schedule 5.
Transfer of stock registered in parts of National Savings Stock Register kept by trustee savings banks
10Nothing in the repeals made by this Act shall affect the continued operation of the provisions of section 33 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1976 until such time as the stock registered in the parts of the National Savings Stock Register kept by trustees of trustee savings banks has been transferred to the Director of Savings in accordance with an order under subsection (2) of that section.
Amendments made by Banking Act 1979
11If at the commencement of this Act the amendment made by Schedule 6 to the Banking Act 1979 in the case of any of the following enactments, namely—
(a)the Bankers' Books Evidence Act 1879,
(b)the Agricultural Credits Act 1928,
(c)the Agricultural Credits (Scotland) Act 1929, and
(d)the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969,
is not in force, then, the amendment to that enactment (as so amended) contained in Schedule 6 to this Act shall not come into force until such time as the amendment made by Schedule 6 to the Banking Act 1979 has been brought into force under section 52(3) thereof.
Saving of amendments etc.
12Notwithstanding the repeals made by this Act—
(a)the amendments made by paragraphs 1, 3, 4 to 7, 19 and 20 of Schedule 5 to the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1976 (" the 1976 Act") shall, subject to sub-paragraph (b) of this paragraph, continue to have the same effect as they had immediately before the commencement of this Act (any reference to section 95(1) of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1969 being read as a reference to section 54(1) of this Act);
(b)if any of those amendments, or any repeal in the National Debt Act 1972 contained in Schedule 6 to the 1976 Act was not in force immediately before the commencement of this Act, it may be brought into force on or after that commencement by means of an order under section 38 of the 1976 Act as if this Act had not come into force.
13Notwithstanding the repeals made by this Act, the moneys received by the Central Board under section 23(1) of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1976, being moneys formerly standing to the credit of the closed banks fund under section 65 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1969, shall continue to be subject to any claim that may be substantiated on account of any depositor in a closed bank up to the amount of money (if any) carried in that fund on account of the bank.
14Nothing in the repeals made by this Act shall affect—
(a)the savings on the repeal of section 11(4) of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1969 (" the 1969 Act") contained in section 10(3) of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1976 ("the 1976 Act");
(b)the savings on the repeal of sections 53, 54 and 62 of the 1969 Act contained in sections 15 and 21(1) of the 1976 Act;
(c)the savings on the repeal of any of sections 75 to 82 of the 1969 Act contained in section 30(6) or 32(2) of the 1976 Act; or
(d)the savings on the repeal of section 19(2)(b) of, and paragraph 65 of Schedule 2 to, the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 contained in paragraphs 17 and 18 of Schedule 5 to the 1976 Act.
15Nothing in the repeals made by the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1954 shall affect-
(a)the application of an Act passed in the 59th year of the reign of King George the Third intituled an Act for the Protection of Banks for Savings in Scotland to any savings bank established under that Act before 28th July 1863 unless and until that bank becomes a trustee savings bank ; or
(b)the savings on the repeal of section 12 of the Trustee Savings Banks Act 1863 contained in section 12 of the Savings Banks Act 1949.