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Civil Defence Act 1939

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88Provisions as to orders, regulations, and c

(1)Any Order in Council or order made under this Act may be revoked or varied by a subsequent Order in Council or order and any notice served under Part III, Part IV or Part VI of this Act, may be withdrawn by a subsequent notice served on the same person and in the same manner.

(2)Any Order in Council or regulation made under this Act, any order made under Part III of this Act (except an order relating to specified factory premises, a specified mine or a specified commercial building) or under the provisions of this Act providing for the requisition of premises and vehicles or relating to local authorities in London and any scheme made by the Treasury under this Act shall, as soon as may be after it is made, be laid before Parliament.

(3)If either House of Parliament, within the period of forty days beginning with the day on which any such Order in Council, regulation, order, or scheme as aforesaid is laid before it, resolves that the Order in Council, regulation, order, or scheme be annulled, it shall thereupon become void, without prejudice, however, to the validity of anything previously done thereunder or to the making of a new Order in Council, regulation, order, or scheme. In reckoning any such period of forty days as aforesaid, no account shall be taken of any time during which Parliament is dissolved or prorogued, or during which both Houses are adjourned for more than four days.

(4)Section one of the Rules Publication Act, 1893, shall not apply to any Order in Council, order, or scheme made under this Act.

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