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Section 16(3).

SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I. Consequential Amendments

1In each of the following provisions—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 11(2)(b) of the M1Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967;

F1(b)section 11(2)(b) of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;

F2(c)section 12(2)(b) of the Commissioner for Complaints Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;

F3(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(e)section 32(2)(b) of the M2Local Government Act 1974;

[F4(f)section 30(2)(b) of the M3Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975;]

F5(g)paragraph 16(4)(b)(ii) of Schedule 3 to the M4Social Security Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 1975;

F6(h). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(j)regulation 35(2)(a)(ii) of the M5Occupational Pension Schemes (Contracting out) Regulations 1984;

(k)regulation 32(2)(a)(ii) of the M6Occupational Pension Schemes (Contracting-out) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1985,

for the words “the Official Secrets Acts 1911 to 1939” there shall be substituted the words “ the Official Secrets Acts 1911 to 1989 ”.

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F6Sch. 1 para. 1(h) repealed (5.2.1994) by 1993 c. 46, ss. 20(2), 22(4) Sch. 3 (with s. 3(4))..

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[F72In section 22(6) of the M7Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1978 for the words “the Official Secrets Acts 1911 and 1920” there shall be substituted the words “the Official Secrets Acts 1911 to 1989”.]E+W+S+N.I.

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4Any provision in a public service pension scheme (within the meaning of the [F9Pension Schemes Act 1993] or the [F10Pension Schemes (Northern Ireland) Act 1993] which has effect in relation to conviction of an offence under the Official Secrets Acts 1911 to 1939 shall be construed as if the reference to such an offence included a reference to an offence under this Act.

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F9Words in Sch. 1 para. 4 substituted (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 48, ss. 190, 193(2), Sch. 8 para.21 (with s. 6(8)); S.I. 1994/86, art. 2

F10Words in Sch. 1 para. 4 substituted (N.I.) (7.2.1994) by 1993 c. 49, ss. 184, 186(2), Sch. 7 para.23; S.R. 1994/17, art. 2

Section 16(4).

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I. Repeals and Revocation

1911 c. 28.The Official Secrets Act 1911.Section 2.
In section 12, in the paragraph beginning “Expressions referring”, the words “or receiving” (in both places where they occur) and “or received”.
1920 c. 75.The Official Secrets Act 1920.Section 9(1).
In Schedule 1, the amend-ments of section 2 of the Official Secrets Act 1911.
1946 c. 27.The Bank of England Act 1946.Section 4(4) and (5).
1954 c. 32.The Atomic Energy Authority Act 1954.In Schedule 3, the words from “For the purposes of section 2 of the Official Secrets Act 1911” to “shall be deemed to bea contract with Her Majesty”.
1965 c. 57.The Nuclear Installations Act 1965.In Schedule 1, paragraph 2.
1967 c. 13.The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967.Section 11(1).
1969 c. 48.The Post Office Act 1969.In Schedule 4, in paragraph 21(1), the words from the beginning to “Her Majesty; and”.
1969 c. 10 (N.I.).The Parliamentary Commissioner Act (Northern Ireland) 1969.Section 11(1).
1969 c. 25 (N.I.).The Commissioner for Complaints Act (Northern Ireland) 1969.Section 12(1).
1970 c. 46.The Radiological Protection Act 1970.Sections 2(8) and 4(7).
1971 c. 11.The Atomic Energy Authority Act 1971.In section 19(1) the words “2 and”.
In the Schedule, paragraph 2.
1977 c. 49.The National Health Service Act 1977.In Schedule 13, paragraph 15.
1982 c. 16.The Civil Aviation Act 1982.Section 18(1).
1983 c. 44.The National Audit Act 1983.In section 3(5) the words “Except for the purposes of section 2 of the Official Secrets Act 1911 (wrongful communication of information)”.
1984 c. 12.The Telecommunications Act 1984.In Schedule 4, paragraph 12(1).
1984 c. 35.The Data Protection Act 1984.Section 17(2) and (3).
In Schedule 2, in paragraph 1(2) the words “Except as provided in section 17(2) of this Act”.
1985 c. 56.The Interception of Communications Act 1985.In section 9(4)(b) the words “or 2”.
S.I. 1987/460 (N.I. 5).The Audit (Northern Ireland) Order 1987.In Schedule 1, in paragraph 3(3) the words “Except for the purposes of section 2 of the Official Secrets Act 1911 (wrongful communication of information)”.

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