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Ministry of Fuel and Power Act 1945

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FIRST SCHEDULEFunctions transferred to the Minister of Fuel and Power by the Ministers of the Crown (Minister of Fuel and Power) Order, 1942 (S.R. & 0. 1942 No. 1132)

All functions exercisable by the Board of Trade, whether under any enactment or otherwise, in relation to—

(a)coal, minerals, mines and the mining industry, quarries and petroleum, other than functions exercisable under the enactments relating to weights and measures ;

(b)gas undertakings and the supply of gas, including functions exercisable in relation to gas under the enactments relating to weights and measures ;

(c)electricity undertakings and the supply of electricity, including functions relating to the Electricity Commissioners ; and

(d)hydraulic power undertakings and the supply of hydraulic power,

but not including functions conferred on the Board of Trade by or under Regulations made under the Emergency Powers (Defence) Acts, 1939 and 1940, other than the functions referred to in Regulation 3 of the Defence (Functions of Ministers) Regulations, 1941 (by which the functions of the Minister of War Transport in relation to electricity undertakings and the supply of electricity, including functions relating to the Electricity Commissioners, were transferred to the Board of Trade).

SECOND SCHEDULEConsequential Amendments

Enactments Amended.Amendments.
The Ministers of the Crown Act, 1937 (1 Edw. 8. & 1 Geo. 6. c. 38).

In paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section one, the words " the Secretary for Mines and of " and the word " each " shall cease to have effect.

In paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section two, for the word " three " there shall be substituted the word

two, and the words " the Secretary for Mines and " shall cease to have effect.

In paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of section nine, as amended by section one of the Ministry of Supply Act, 1939, for the words " twenty-one " there shall be substituted the word

twenty.

The Finance Act, 1942 (5 & 6 Geo. 6. c. 21).

In section nine, for the words " the Board of Trade", and the words "the Board", in the second place where those words occur, there shall be substituted the words

the Minister of Fuel and Power

; and for the words "the Board are" there shall be substituted the words

the Minister is.

THIRD SCHEDULEEnactments Repealed

Session and Chapter. ,Short titleExtent of Repeal.
62 & 63 Vict. c. 19.The Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act, 1899.Section seventy-two of the Schedule.
9 & 10 Geo. 5. c. 100.The Electricity (Supply) Act, 1919.The proviso to subsection (1) of section thirty-nine.
10 & II Geo. 5. c. 28.The Gas Regulation Act, 1920.Section seventeen.
10 & 11 Geo. 5. c 50.The Mining Industry Act, 1920.Section one, subsection (2) of section two, and subsection (2) of section five.
24 & 25 Geo. 5. c. 28.The Gas Undertakings Act, 1934.In subsection (2) of section twenty-eight the words " and seventeen " and the words " and to the exercise of the powers of the Board " ; and so much of Part I of the Second Schedule as amends section seventeen of the Gas Regulation Act, 1920.
24 & 25 Geo. 5. c. 36.The Petroleum (Production) Act, 1934.Section eight.
1 Edw. 8 & 1 Geo. 6. c. 38.The Ministers of the Crown Act, 1937.In paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section one the words " the Secretary for Mines and of " and the word " each " ; and in paragraph (b) of subsection (2) of section two the words " the Secretary for Mines and ".

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