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Crown Estate Act 1961

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5(1)For the purpose of any enactment passed before this Act and not repealed by this Act, or of any instrument having effect under any such enactment, enrolment or deposit in the Public Record Office shall take the place of enrolment or deposit in the Office of Land Revenue Records and Inrolments, and the proper officer within the meaning of the Public Records Act, 1958, shall take the place of the Keeper of Land Revenue Records and Inrolments or his deputy, but this sub-paragraph shall be without prejudice to the operation of anything done under or for the purposes of any such enactment or instrument before the commencement of this Act.

(2)In relation to documents executed or made before the commemcernent of this Act, any enactment repealed by this Act shall continue to apply in -so far as it relates to the effect of enrolment or deposit in the Office of Land Revenue Records and Inrolments, or to the operation of any document evidencing or purporting to evidence enrolment or deposit in that office or the contents of documents so enrolled or deposited, but so that references to that office and to the Keeper of Land Revenue Records and Inrolments shall include references to the Public Record Office and to the proper officer within the meaning of the Public Records Act, 1958.

(3)Documents enrolled or deposited in the Public Record Office by virtue of this paragraph, and documents previously enrolled or deposited in the Office of Land Revenue Records and Inrolments, shall be treated for the purpose of the Public Records Act, 1958, as public records.

(4)The repeal by this Act of sections four, eight and nine of the Crown Lands (Scotland) Act, 1833 (which relate to the proof and effect of conveyances etc. affecting land in Scotland), shall not affect the operation or effect of deeds or instruments executed before the commencement of this Act, or the admissibility in evidence of duplicates of such deeds or instruments ; and an extract or certified copy of any such duplicate issued by the Keeper of the Registers of Scotland shall be admissible in evidence in like manner fas the duplicate, and notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of section five of the Crown Lands Act, 1873, shall continue to be registrable in the Books of Council and Session as before the passing of this Act.

(5)The repeal by this Act of sections seventy-one and seventy-two of the Crown Lands Act, 1829 (which relate to the proof and effect of conveyances ate. affecting land in Ireland), shall not affect the operation of deeds or instruments executed before the commencement of this Act, or the admissibility in evidence of duplicates of such deeds or instruments ; and a certified copy of any such duplicate in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland shall be admissible in evidence in like manner as the duplicate.

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