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(5)In this Act (save where, . . . F2, the context otherwise requires) the expression “regulations” means regulations made under this section, [F3as originally enacted], the expression “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations and the expressions “general regulations” and “special regulations” mean respectively regulations other than those applicable to a particular mine or quarry only and regulations applicable to a particular mine or quarry only.
(1)General regulations may—
(a)be varied or revoked by subsequent general regulations;
(b)be rendered wholly or partly inapplicable, or varied in their application, to a particular mine or quarry by special regulations applicable thereto.
(2)Special regulations may be varied or revoked by subsequent special regulations and may be revoked by general regulations, and a provision of general regulations which revokes special regulations shall be deemed not to be a special regulation.
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