Section 32 and Schedules 2 and 3: Minor and consequential amendments and repeals
62.Section 32 introduces Schedules 2 and 3 to the Act.
63.Schedule 2 to the Act contains repeals and amendments which are consequential on the Act, including the repeal of the Civil Defence Act 1948, the Civil Defence Act (Northern Ireland) 1950 and the Civil Defence in Peacetime Act 1986. The amendments include renaming metropolitan county fire and civil defence authorities as metropolitan county fire and rescue authorities. Schedule 2 also contains repeals and amendments which are consequential on Part 2 of the Act, including the repeal of the Emergency Powers Act 1920 and the Emergency Powers Act (Northern Ireland) 1926. In addition, Schedule 2 contains a minor amendment to the Energy Act 1976. This amendment clarifies the territorial application of that Act.
64.Schedule 3 to the Act deals with repeals and revocations of legislation.