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(1)Subsection (2) applies to a gift (by will or otherwise)—
(a)which is contained in an instrument made or executed before the vesting day but coming into effect on or after that day, and
(b)which would, apart from this Act, have vested an interest in property (of any nature) in a Minister of the Crown for the purposes of the institution known as the Science Museum or the institution known as the Patent Museum.
(2)The gift shall, in the absence of any contrary intention expressed in that or another instrument made by the testator or donor, have effect so as to vest the interest in the Board in place of the Minister.
(3)In this section “the vesting day” means the day appointed under section 41(1) for the coming into force of section 12 (other than subsections (5) and (6)).
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