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Revision of the Army and Air Force Acts (Transitional Provisions) Act 1955

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1Interim continuation of Army and Air Force Acts

The Army Act and the Air Force Act shall continue in force until the end of the year nineteen hundred and fifty-six but no longer.

2Transitional provisions and savings

The transitional provisions and savings set out in the First Schedule to this Act shall have effect in connection with the expiry of the Army Act and the Air Force Act.

3Amendment of other enactments

In connection with the replacement of the Army Act and the Air Force Act by new provisions, the enactments set out in the Second Schedule to this Act shall be amended as provided by that Schedule.

4Provisions replacing ss. 174 and 174A of Army and Air Force Acts

The provisions set out in the Third Schedule to this Act, being the provisions contained in sections one hundred and seventy-four and one hundred and seventy-four A of the Army Act and of the Air Force Act, shall have permanent effect.

5Repeals

(1)The annual Acts continuing the Army Act or the Army Act and the Air Force Act, and passed during the period beginning with the year eighteen hundred and eighty-two and ending with the year nineteen hundred and fifty-four, are hereby repealed so far as still in force.

(2)The enactments specified in the Fourth Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

6Short title and commencement

(1)This Act may be cited as the Revision of the Army and Air Force Acts (Transitional Provisions) Act, 1955.

(2)This Act, except section one thereof, shall come into operation on the appointed day.

(3)In this Act the expression " the appointed day " means such day as Her Majesty may by Order in Council appoint.

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