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1The Colonial Laws Validity M1Act 1865 shall not apply to any law made by any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof.E+W+S+N.I.
2No law and no provision of any law made on or after the appointed day by any such legislature shall be void or inoperative on the ground that it is repugnant to the law of England, or to the provisions of any Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, including this Act, or to any order, rule or regulation made under any such Act, and, subject to paragraph 5 of this Schedule, the powers of any such legislature shall include the power to repeal or amend any such Act, order, rule or regulation in so far as it is part of the law of Uganda or any part thereof and in so far as it relates to matters within the legislative powers of that legislature.E+W+S+N.I.
3Any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof shall have full power to make laws having extra-territorial operation, so far as those laws relate to matters within the legislative powers of that legislature.E+W+S+N.I.
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5(1)Nothing in this Act shall confer on any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof any power to repeal, amend or modify the constitutional provisions otherwise than in such manner as may be provided for in those provisions.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In this paragraph “the constitutional provisions” means the following, that is to say—
(b)any Order in Council revoking the existing Constitution Order and establishing a new constitution for Uganda as from the appointed day;
(c)any law, or instrument made under a law, of any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof which, being a law or instrument made on or after the appointed day, amends, modifies, re-enacts with or without amendment or modification, or makes different provision in lieu of, any provisions of this Act, of the Order in Council first mentioned in this sub-paragraph, or of any such law or instrument previously made.
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