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British Museum Act 1932

1932 CHAPTER 34 22 and 23 Geo 5

An Act to enable the Trustees of the British Museum to except certain publications from the provisions of subsection (1) of section fifteen of the Copyright Act 1911.

[12th July 1932]

1 Power of Trustees to except certain publications from s. 15 (1) of 1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 46.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Notwithstanding anything in subsection (1) of section fifteen of the Copyright Act 1911, the publisher of any publication of a class to which this Act for the time being applies shall not be required to deliver a copy of the publication to the [F1British Library Board] (hereafter in this Act referred to as “theBoard”) unless a written demand for the delivery thereof is made by the [F1Board]; and the [F1Board] shall not be required to accept or give a receipt for a copy of any publication which is not required to be delivered to them.

(2)The Trustees may by regulations—

(a)apply this Act to publications of such classes as may be specified in the regulations, being publications of all or any of the descriptions set out in the Schedule to this Act;

(b)except any particular publication from any class of publication to which this Act is applied by the regulations, or to which this Act has been applied by previous regulations.

(3)All regulations made under this Act shall be laid before each House of Parliament as soon as may be after they are made, and if either House, within the next subsequent twenty-eight days on which that House has sat after the regulations are laid before it, resolves that the regulations be annulled, the regulations shall thenceforth be void, but without prejudice to anything previously done thereunder or to the making of any new regulations.

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F1Words substituted by virtue of British Library Act 1972 (c. 54), s. 4(1)(a)

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(1)This Act may be cited as the British Museum Act 1932.

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Registers of voters prepared under the [F3Representation of the M1People Act 1949], as amended by any subsequent enactment.

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F3Words substituted by virtue of British Library Act 1972 (c. 54), s. 4(1)(a)

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F4Words substituted by virtue of Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30), s. 17(2)(a)

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