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Population (Statistics) Act 1938

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7Short title, interpretation and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Population (Statistics) Act, 1938.

(2)In this Act the expression " Registration Acts " means the Births and Deaths Registration Acts, 1836 to 1929, and the expression " registration officer " means any superintendent registrar and registrar of births and deaths.

(3)This Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland.

(4)This Act shall continue in force until the thirtieth day of June nineteen hundred and forty-eight and no longer, unless Parliament otherwise determines:

Provided that, in the event of the expiration of this Act, subsection (2) of section thirty-eight of the Interpretation Act, 1889, shall apply in relation thereto as if this Act had, at the time of its expiration, ceased to have effect by reason of the repeal thereof by another Act.

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