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Emergency Laws (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1947

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1Continuation for further periods of certain Defence Regulations

(1)Subject to the provisions of section two and section seven of this Act, the following provisions shall have effect as respects the Defence Regulations which are continued in force until the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred and forty-seven, by section one of the Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) Act, 1946 (hereafter in this Act referred to as " the Act of 1946 ") :—

(a)the Defence Regulations and parts of Defence Regulations specified in Part I of the First Schedule to this Act shall not be further continued in force, and shall accordingly expire on the said date ;

(b)the Defence Regulations and parts of Defence Regulations specified in Part II of the said Schedule shall, unless previously revoked, continue in force until the thirty-first day of December, nineteen hundred and forty-eight, and shall then expire

(c)the Defence Regulations and parts of Defence Regulations specified in Part III of the said Schedule shall, unless previously revoked, continue in force until the tenth day of December, nineteen hundred and fifty, and shall then expire.

(2)The Defence Regulations continued in force by this section shall continue to have effect subject to the exceptions, limitations and modification specified in the First Schedule to the Act of 1946 :

Provided that Regulation sixteen of the Defence (General) Regulations, 1939 (which relates to the stopping up or diversion of highways) shall be further limited so as only to be applicable for the purpose of working open-cast coal or constructing or extending an electricity generating station, and accordingly shall have effect as set out in Part IV of the First Schedule to this Act.

(3)The provisions of the Act of 1946 which apply to Defence Regulations continued in force by section one of that Act shall continue to apply to such of those Regulations as are continued in force by or under this Act.

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