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Deregulation Act 2015

European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (International Railway Tariffs Agreements) Order 1980

912.The European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (International Railway Tariffs Agreements) Order 1980 designates as EU Treaties, for the purposes of the European Communities Act 1972, seven agreements relating to the European Coal and Steel Community, which are no longer in force.

913.Paragraph 13 revokes the 1980 Order. The effect of the revocation is that the agreements listed in the Schedule to the Order are no longer defined as EU Treaties for the purposes of section 1 of the European Communities Act 1972. As none of the agreements listed remain in force, paragraph 10 has the effect of revoking redundant legislation.

914.Paragraph 13 will form part of the law of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and comes into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which the Act is passed.

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