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SECOND SCHEDULEAmendments not affecting Law of Nigeria

Diplomatic immunities

1In section four hundred and sixty-one of the Income Tax Act, 1952 (which relates to exemption from income tax in the case of certain Commonwealth representatives and their staffs)—

(a)in subsection (2), the word " or " (in the last place where it occurs before the words " for any state ") shall be omitted, and immediately before the words

for any state

there shall be inserted the words

or Nigeria;

(b)in subsection (3), immediately before the words " and ' Agent-General ' " there shall be inserted the words

or for Nigeria.

2In subsection (6) of section one of the Diplomatic Immunities (Commonwealth Countries and Republic of Ireland) Act, 1952, immediately before the word " and " in the last place where it occurs there shall be inserted the word

Nigeria.

Financial

3In section two of the Import Duties Act, 1958, in subsection (4), after the words " New Zealand " there shall be inserted the word

Nigeria.

4In the Colonial Stock Act, 1934 (which extends the stocks which may be treated as trustee securities), the expression " Dominion " shall include Nigeria; and, during any period falling on or after the appointed day during which there is in force as part of the law of Nigeria any instrument passed or made before that day which makes provision corresponding to the undertaking required to be given by the Government of a Dominion under paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section one of that Act, paragraphs (a) and (b) of the said subsection (1) shall be deemed to have been complied with in the case of Nigeria.

Visiting forces

5In the Visiting Forces (British Commonwealth) Act, 1933, section four (which deals with attachment and mutual powers of command) and the definition of " visiting force " for the purposes of that Act which is contained in section eight thereof shall apply in relation to forces raised in Nigeria as they apply in relation to forces raised in Dominions within the meaning of the Statute of Westminster, 1931.

6In the Visiting Forces Act, 1952—

(a)in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section one (which specifies the countries to which that Act applies) the word " or " in the first place where it occurs shall be omitted, and at the end there shall be added the words

Nigeria or;

(b)in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section ten the expression " colony " shall not include Nigeria or any part thereof;

and, until express provision with respect to Nigeria is made by an Order in Council under section eight of that Act (which relates to the application to visiting forces of law relating to home forces), any such Order for the time being in force shall be deemed to apply to visiting forces of Nigeria.

Ships and aircraft

7In subsection (2) of section four hundred and twenty-seven of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, as substituted by section two of the Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act, 1949, the word

or

(in the last place where it occurs before the words " or in any ") shall be omitted, and immediately before the words

or in any

there shall be inserted the words

or Nigeria.

8In the proviso to subsection (2) of section six of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1948, the word " or " in the last place where it occurs shall be omitted and at the end there shall be added the words

or Nigeria.

9In the definition of " excepted ship or aircraft " in paragraph 3 of the Third Schedule to the Emergency Laws (Repeal) Act, 1959, the word " or " (in the last place where it occurs before the words " or in any ") shall be omitted, and immediately before the words

or in any

there shall be inserted the words

or Nigeria.

10The Ships and Aircraft (Transfer Restriction) Act, 1939, shall not apply to any ship by reason only of its being registered in, or licensed under the law of, Nigeria or any part thereof; and the penal provisions of that Act shall not apply to persons in Nigeria (but without prejudice to the operation with respect to any ship to which that Act does apply of the provisions thereof relating to the forfeiture of ships).

11In the Whaling Industry (Regulation) Act, 1934, the expression " British ship to which this Act applies " shall not include a British ship registered in Nigeria.

Copyright

12The references in section thirty-one of the Copyright Act, 1956, to a colony shall not include Nigeria or any part thereof.

13If the Copyright Act, 1911, so far as in force in the law of Nigeria or any part thereof is repealed or amended by that law at a time when sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 39 of the Seventh Schedule to the Copyright Act, 1956 (which applies certain provisions of that Act in relation to countries to which the said Act of 1911 extended) is in force in relation to Nigeria or that part thereof, the said sub-paragraph (2) shall thereupon cease to have effect in relation thereto.

Divorce jurisdiction

14In subsection (2) of section two of the Indian and Colonial Divorce Jurisdiction Act, 1926 (which enables section one of that Act to be extended to certain countries, but not to any of the countries named in the said subsection (2)), the word " and " shall be omitted in all places where it occurs except the first such place and except in the expression

Rhodesia and Nyasaland,

and at the end there shall be added the words

and Nigeria.

Commonwealth Institute

15In subsection (2) of section eight of the Imperial Institute Act, 1925, as amended by the Commonwealth Institute Act, 1958 (which relates to the power to vary the provisions of the said Act of 1925 if an agreement for the purpose is made with the governments of certain territories which for the time being are contributing towards the expenses of the Commonwealth Institute) the word " and " shall be omitted and at the end there shall be added the words

and Nigeria.

Table of Statutes referred to in this Act

Short TitleSession and Chapter
Colonial Laws Validity Act, 186528 & 29 Vict. c. 63.
Interpretation Act, 188952 & 53 Vict. c. 63.
Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act, 189053 & 54 Vict. c. 27.
Merchant Shipping Act, 189457 & 58 Vict. c. 60.
Copyright Act, 19111 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 46.
Imperial Institute Act, 192515 & 16 Geo. 5. c. xvii.
Indian and Colonial Divorce Jurisdiction Act, 192616 & 17 Geo. 5. c. 40.
Statute of Westminster, 193122 & 23 Geo. 5. c. 4.
Visiting Forces (British Commonwealth) Act, 193323 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 6.
Colonial Stock Act, 193424 & 25 Geo. 5. c. 47.
Whaling Industry (Regulation) Act, 193424 & 25 Geo. 5. c. 49.
Ships and Aircraft (Transfer Restriction) Act, 19392 & 3 Geo. 6. c. 70.
Merchant Shipping Act, 194811 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 44.
British Nationality Act, 194811 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 56.
Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act, 194912, 13 & 14 Geo. 6. c. 43.
Income Tax Act, 195215 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 10.
Diplomatic Immunities (Commonwealth Countries and Republic of Ireland) Act, 195215 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 18.
Visiting Forces Act, 195215 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 67.
Army Act, 19553 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 18.
Air Force Act, 19553 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 19.
Copyright Act, 19564 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 74.
Naval Discipline Act, 19575 & 6 Eliz. 2. c. 53.
Import Duties Act, 19586 & 7 Eliz. 2. c. 6.
Overseas Service Act, 19586 & 7 Eliz. 2. c. 14.
Commonwealth Institute Act, 19586 & 7 Eliz. 2. c. 16.
Emergency Laws (Repeal) Act, 19597 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. 19.