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Merchant Shipping (Scottish Fishing Boats) Act 1920

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Merchant Shipping (Scottish Fishing Boats) Act 1920

1920 CHAPTER 39

An Act to provide for the extension to Scotland of Part IV of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894.

[16th August 1920]

Be it enactedby the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this Present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :

1Application to Scotland of Part IV of 57 & 58 Vict. c. 60.

(1)The provisions of Part IV of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), in so far as those provisions do not at the passing of this Act apply to Scotland, shall, subject to the modifications contained in subsection (2) of this section, apply to Scotland, and accordingly references in those provisions to ports in England or Ireland shall be construed as references to ports in the United Kingdom.

(2)(a) In the application of the aforesaid provisions to Scotland the Edinburgh Gazette shall be substituted for the London Gazette,

burgh

shall be substituted for

borough,

and " parish council" shall be substituted for

board of guardians.

(b)A decision by a superintendent under section three hundred and eighty-seven of the principal Act may be enforced in like manner as an order made on summary proceedings.

(c)An order under section three hundred and sixty-nine of the principal Act shall, in so far as it affects Scotland, be subject to the consent of the Secretary for Scotland.

(3)The enactments mentioned in the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that schedule.

2Short title and commencement.

This Act may be cited as the Merchant Shipping (Scottish Fishing Boats) Act, 1920; and this Act and the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1914, may be cited together as the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1920.

(2)This Act shall come into operation on the first day of October nineteen hundred and twenty.

ScheduleEnactments Repealed

Session and Chapter.Short Title.Extent of Repeal.
57 & 58 Vict. c. 60.The Merchant Shipping Act, 1894.

In subsection one of section two hundred and sixty-three the words " with respect to Scotland or."

In subsection two of section two hundred and sixty-three the words " subject as in " this section mentioned with respect to " Scotland."

Subsection three of section two hundred and sixty-three.

In section three hundred and seventy-two the words " to Scotland or."

Section three hundred and eighty-nine.

In section four hundred and eighty-six the words " in their application elsewhere than in Scotland."

In subsection (3) of section six hundred and ninety the words " except in Set land,"

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