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(2)As from the appointed day—

(a)the expression “colony” in the M1Army Act 1955, the M2Air Force Act 1955, and the M3Naval Discipline Act 1957, shall not include Jamaica, and

(b )in the definitions of “Commonwealth force” in subsection (1) of section two hundred and twenty-five and subsection (1) of section two hundred and twenty-three respectively of the said Acts of 1955, and in the definition of “Commonwealth country” in subsection (1) of section one hundred and thirty-five of the said Act of 1957, for the words “or Tanganyika” there shall be substituted the words “Tanganyika or Jamaica”;

and no Order in Council made on or after the appointed day under section one of the M4Army and Air Force Act 1961 shall operate to continue either of the said Acts of 1955 in force as part of the law of Jamaica.

(3)For the purposes of the making, on or after the appointed day, of Orders in Council under the M5West Indies Act 1962 and for the purposes of the making on or after that day of grants under section eight of that Act, Jamaica shall be treated as not being a colony within the meaning of that Act.

(4)Subsection (3) of section five of the M6West Indies Act 1962 (which enables provision made by Order in Council for the government of the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands to include provision for the performance of functions by the legislature or other authorities of Jamaica, or by any court of Jamaica) is hereby repealed as from the appointed day:

Provided that this subsection shall not affect—

(a)the operation (whether as part of the law of Jamaica or as part of the law of the Cayman Islands or of the Turks and Caicos Islands) of any Order in Council made before the appointed day, or

(b)the exercise, on or after the appointed day, of any power to revoke or vary an Order in Council made before that day, in so far as any such Order forms part of the law of the Cayman Islands or of the Turks and Caicos Islands.

(5)As from the appointed day, the provisions specified in the Second Schedule to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments respectively specified in that Schedule, . . . F2

(6)The last preceding subsection shall not extend to Jamaica as part of the law thereof.

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C1The text of S. 3(2)(b), Sch. 2 paras. 2 & 6(a) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and,except as specified, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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