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Atomic Energy Authority Act 1954

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The Atomic Energy Act, 1946

In subsection (1) of section seven after the words " vesting in him " there shall be inserted—

(a)in the first place where those words occur, the words "or in the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority";

(b)in the second place where those words occur, the words " or the said Authority ". Sections ten and eleven shall not apply to anything done by or to the Authority. In section twelve, in subsection (2), after the word "inspect " there shall be inserted the words

or authorise the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority to inspect,

and in subsection (7), after the words " the Minister " there shall be inserted the words

or the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

. In section thirteen, after the words " the Minister " there shall be inserted the words

or the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. At the end of section sixteen there shall be added the following proviso—

or in the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.

Enactments relating to Official Secrets and Protection of Property

For the purposes of section two of the Official Secrets Act, 1911, membership of or any office or employment under the Authority shall be deemed to be an office under Her Majesty and any contract with the Authority shall be deemed to be a contract with Her Majesty. Section three of the Special Constables Act, 1923, as extended by paragraph 1 of the Second Schedule to the Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1947, shall apply as if any premises in the possession or under the control Of the Authority were premises in the possession or under the control of the Minister of Supply, so however that, in relation to those premises, the powers of nomination conferred by those provisions shall be exercisable also by the Authority. For the purposes of section two of the Metropolitan Police Act, 1860, any property of the Authority shall be deemed to be property of the Crown. For the purposes of section six of the Public Stores Act, 1875, any person appointed under the Special Constables Act, 1923, as extended as aforesaid, to be a special constable within any premises which are in the possession or under the control of the Authority shall be deemed to be a constable deputed by a public department and any goods and chattels belonging to or in the possession of the Authority shall be deemed to be Her Majesty's stores.

Other Enactments

In section ninety-seven of the Explosives Act, 1875, references to a department of the Government, except the second such reference in paragraph (5) of that section, shall be construed as including references to the Authority. For the purposes of Part II of the Military Lands Act, 1892 (as applied by the Ministry of Supply (Transfer of Powers) (No. 1) Order, 1939, subsection (2) of section two of the Atomic Energy Act, 1946, and Article 3 of the Transfer of Functions (Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances) Order, 1953)—

(a)any land vested in or under the management of the Authority shall be deemed to be land vested in or under the management of the Lord President of the Council;

(b)any right of the Authority to use land vested in another person shall be deemed to be a right of the Lord President of the Council; and

(c)the purposes of the Authority shall be deemed to be purposes of a department or organisation maintained by the Lord President of the Council for the purposes of the functions transferred to him under the Transfer of Functions (Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances) Order, 1953. For the purposes of the Factories Acts, 1937 and 1948, any premises belonging to or in the occupation of the Authority and any building operations or works of engineering construction undertaken by or on behalf of the Authority shall be deemed to be premises belonging to or in the occupation of the Crown or, as the case may be, to be operations or works undertaken by or on behalf of the Crown. Section nineteen of the Ministry of Supply-Act, 1939, shall have effect as if the Authority were a Government Department. In Subsection (2) of section forty-six of the Patents Act, 1949, after the words "Government department" there shall be inserted the words

or the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority.

Table of Statutes referred to in this Act

Short TitleSession and Chapter
Metropolitan Police Act, 186023 & 24 Vict. c. 135.
Explosives Act, 187538 & 39 Vict. c. 17.
Public Stores Act, 187538 & 39 Vict. c. 25.
Sea Fisheries Regulation Act, 188851 & 52 Vict. c. 54.
Military Lands Act, 189255 & 56 Vict. c. 43.
Burgh Police (Scotland) Act, 189255 & 56 Vict. c. 55.
Public Authorities Protection Act, 189356 & 57 Vict. c. 61.
Public Health (Ireland) Act, 189659 & 60 Vict. c. 54.
Public Health (Scotland) Act, 189760 & 61 Vict. c. 38.
Burgh Police (Scotland) Act, 19033 Edw. 7. c. 33.
Official Secrets Act, 19111 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 28.
Special Constables Act, 192313 & 14 Geo. 5. c. 11.
Salmon and Fresh Water Fisheries Act, 192313 & 14 Geo. 5. c. 16.
Public Health Act, 193626 Geo. 5. & 1 Edw. 8. c. 49.
Limitation Act, 19392 & 3 Geo. 6. c. 21.
Ministry of Supply Act, 19392 & 3 Geo. 6. c. 38.
Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act, 19469 & 10 Geo. 6. c. 49.
Atomic Energy Act, 19469 & 10 Geo. 6. c. 80.
Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act, 194710 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 42.
Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 194711 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 10.
Radioactive Substances Act, 194811 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 37.
Patents Act, 194912, 13 & 14 Geo. 6. c. 87.
Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) Act, 195114 & 15 Geo. 6. c. 64.
Income Tax Act, 195215 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 10.

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