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Ministry of Fuel and Power Act 1945

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6Interpretation.

(1)For the purposes of subsection (1) of section one of this Act, the expressions " coal " and " petroleum " respectively include products of coal and products of petroleum.

(2)For the removal of doubt it is hereby declared that the functions transferred to the Minister of Fuel and Power by virtue of the Ministers of the Crown (Minister of Fuel and Power) Order, 1942, do not include functions under section thirteen of the Public Health Acts Amendment Act, 1890, or under .the Railways (Electrical Power) Act, 1903, (which respectively enable the Minister of War Transport to exercise powers relating to the making of byelaws for the prevention of danger from telegraph wires and other apparatus in and over streets and to the electrification of railways) or functions of the Board of Trade under section twenty of the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act, 1928 (which relates to apparatus for the testing of petroleum).

(3)It is hereby declared that the reference in section one of this Act to any regulation, order or other instrument made before the commencement of this Act includes a reference to any such instrument in its application to Northern Ireland, and to any such instrument which relates to Northern Ireland only.

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