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Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1993

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Cinque Ports Act 1821 (c. 76)

10In the Cinque Ports Act 1821 (salvage jurisdiction) after section 5 insert the following section (which preserves the effect of the [1828 c. 37.] Cinque Ports Act 1828)—

5APowers of deputy warden.

The deputy warden of the cinque ports may exercise any power conferred by this Act on the lord warden..

Chartered Companies Acts 1837 and 1884

11The repeal by this Act of—

(a)section 29 of the [1837 c. 73.] Chartered Companies Act 1837 , and

(b)the [1884 c. 56.] Chartered Companies Act 1884 ,

does not affect the power of Her Majesty to grant a charter of incorporation of limited duration or to extend or renew such a charter or privileges of such a charter.

Trafalgar Square Act 1844 (c. 60)

12In section 2 of the Trafalgar Square Act 1844 (care and management of Trafalgar Square), for the words from “the Commissioners for the time being” to “required”, substitute “the Secretary of State; and the Secretary of State is hereby required,”.

Parliamentary Costs Acts 1847 to 1849

13In section 8 of the [1847 c. 69.] House of Commons Costs Taxation Act 1847 and section 8 of the [1849 c. 78.] House of Lords Costs Taxation Act 1849 (application for taxation of a bill of costs), for the word “verdict” substitute “judgment”.

Ecclesiastical Commissioners Act 1850 (c. 94)

14In section 1 of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners Act 1850 (appointment of Church Estates Commissioners)—

(a)renumber the existing section as subsection (1);

(b)insert the following subsection (which preserves the effect of the [1859 c. 46.] Episcopal and Capitular Estates Act 1859)—

(2)The publication in the London Gazette of a notice of the appointment of a Church Estates Commissioner shall be evidence of the fact of the appointment..

Improvement of Land Act 1864 (c. 114) and Lands Improvement Company’s Act 1853 (c.cliv)

15In—

(a)section 73 of the [1864 c. 114.] Improvement of Land Act 1864 (power to enter on neighbouring lands for repair of works, making compensation); and

(b)section 71 of the [1853 c.cliv.] Lands Improvement Company’s Act 1853 (which makes similar provision);

for the words “two justices or the sheriff” substitute “the Lands Tribunal or the Lands Tribunal for Scotland”.

Metropolitan Streets Act 1867 (c. 134)

10In section 3 of the Metropolitan Streets Act 1867 (interpretation), after the definition of “street”, insert— “the limits of this Act” means—

(a)the City of London;

(b)the area enclosed in a circle of which the centre is Charing Cross, and the radii are six miles in length as measured in a straight line from Charing Cross..

Disused Burial Grounds Act 1884 (c. 72)

17For section 2 of the Disused Burial Grounds Act 1884 (interpretation) substitute the following section (which preserves the effect of section 4 of the [1887 c. 32.] Open Spaces Act 1887)—

2Interpretation.

In this Act—

  • “building” includes any temporary or movable building;

  • “burial ground” includes any churchyard, cemetery or other ground, whether consecrated or not, which has been at any time set apart for the purpose of interment;

  • “disused burial ground” means any burial ground which is no longer used for interments, whether or not the ground has been partially or wholly closed for burials under the provisions of a statute or Order in Council..

Notification of Births Act 1907 (c. 40)

18(1)Section 1(2) of the Notification of Births Act 1907 (supply by local authority of forms for the purpose of notifying births) shall continue to have effect as amended by the [1965 c. 42.] Public Health (Notification of Births) Act 1965, that is, with the substitution of the words “prepaid addressed envelopes together with the forms of notice” for the words “addressed and stamped postcards containing the form of notice”.

(2)This paragraph extends only to Scotland.

Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908 (c. 36)

19In section 47(3) of the Small Holdings and Allotments Act 1908 (compensation for improvements), for “the [1887 c. 26.] Allotments and Cottage Gardens Compensation for Crops Act 1887” substitute “section 3 of the [1922 c. 51.] Allotments Act 1922”.

Ferries (Acquisition by Local Authorities) Act 1919 (c. 75)

20(1)In section 1 of the Ferries (Acquisition by Local Authorities) Act 1919 (power to acquire ferries by agreement), after subsection (4) insert—

(4A)For the purpose of exercising his functions under this Act, the Secretary of State may hold local inquiries.

(2)This paragraph does not extend to Northern Ireland.

Official Secrets Act 1920 (c. 75)

21In section 11 of the Official Secrets Act 1920 (construction of Official Secrets Acts), after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)For the purposes of this Act as it extends to Northern Ireland, the expression “chief officer of police” means a superintendent or chief superintendent of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.

Road Traffic Act 1930 (c. 43)

22In section 121 of the Road Traffic Act 1930 (interpretation), after subsection (1) insert—

(1B)References in this Act to public service vehicles shall be construed in like manner as if they were contained in the [1981 c. 14.] Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (c. 12)

23Section 11 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 (exposing children to risk of burning) shall continue to have effect as amended by section 8 of the [1952 c. 50.] Children and Young Persons (Amendment) Act 1952, that is—

(a)with the substitution of the word “twelve” for the word “seven”; and

(b)with the insertion after the words “fire grate” of “or any heating appliance liable to cause injury to a person by contact therewith”.

Public Health Act 1936 (c. 49)

24(1)In section 143(7) of the Public Health Act 1936 (regulations for the prevention and treatment of infectious disease, &c. to be laid before Parliament) after the word “Parliament” insert “and shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”

(2)This paragraph extends only to Northern Ireland.

25In section 343(1) of the Public Health Act 1936 (interpretation), in the definition of “factory”, for the words “Factory and Workshop Acts 1901 to 1929” substitute “[1961 c. 34.] Factories Act 1961”.

Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act 1945 (c. 18)

10(1)In section 7(3) of the Statutory Orders (Special Procedure) Act 1945 (costs incurred by a local authority), for the words “Minister of Health” substitute “Secretary of State”.

(2)In section 10(5) of that Act (Scottish provisions in place of section 7(3)), for the words “within the meaning of the [1891 c. 34.] Local Authorities Loans (Scotland) Act 1891” substitute “(being a regional, islands or district council)”.

Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (c. 44)

27In the application of Part I of Schedule 1 to this Act to Northern Ireland, the reference to the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 is to that Act as it applies to the Crown in right of Her Majesty’s Government in Northern Ireland, as well as to the Crown in right of Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom.

Post Office Act 1953 (c. 36)

28In section 87 of the Post Office Act 1953 (interpretation), after subsection (1) insert—

(1B)In the application of this Act to Great Britain, references to public service vehicles shall be construed in like manner as if they were contained in the [1981 c. 14.] Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981.

Companies Act 1967 (c. 81)

29Section 89(1) of the Companies Act 1967 (criminal liability of directors, etc. of an industrial assurance company) shall continue to have effect as amended by the [1974 c. 49.] Insurance Companies Act 1974 and the [1982 c. 50.] Insurance Companies Act 1982, that is, with the substitution of “director, chief executive or manager (as defined in the Insurance Companies Act 1982)” for the words from “director” to “manager”.

Policyholders Protection Act 1975 (c. 75)

30In sections 27 and 29 of the Policyholders Protection Act 1975 (disclosure of documents and information) for the words “or Article 109 of the [S.I. 1978/1042 (N.I.12).] Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1978” substitute “or Article 442 of the [S.I. 1986/1032 (N.I.6).] Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986”.

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