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Colonial Prisoners Removal Act 1869

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2 Definition of terms: Colony.Governor.Legislative body.E+W+S+N.I.

For the purposes of this Act—

  • The term “colony” shall not include any place within the United Kingdom, the Isle of Man, or the Channel Islands, . . . F1 . . . F2 but shall include any plantation, territory, or settlement situate elsewhere within Her Majesty’s dominions, and subject to the same local government; and for the purposes of this Act all plantations, territories, and settlements under a central legislature shall be deemed to be one colony under the same local government:

  • The term “governor” shall include the officer for the time being administering the government of any colony:

  • The term “legislative body”shall mean any house of assembly or other body of persons having legislative powers in the colony, and where such body of persons consists of two separate houses it shall include both houses, and where there are local legislative bodies as well as a central legislative body shall mean the central legislative body only.

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F1Words repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1978 (c. 45), s. 1(1),Sch. 1 Pt. XVII

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