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(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
The expression “explosive substance” shall be deemed to include any materials for making any explosive substance; also any apparatus, machine, implement, or materials used, or intended to be used, or adapted for causing, or aiding in causing, any explosion in or with any explosive substance; also any part of any such apparatus, machine, or implement.
The expression “Attorney General” means Her Majesty’s Attorney General for England or Ireland, as the case may be F1. . ..
(2)In the application of this Act to Scotland the following modifications shall be made—
[F2Section 7(1) shall be omitted.]
The expression “Attorney General” shall be deemed to mean the Lord Advocate, and in case of his inability or of a vacancy in the office, Her Majesty’s Solicitor General for Scotland.
The expression “petty sessional court house” shall be deemed to mean the sheriff court.
The expression “felony” shall be deemed to mean a high crime and offence.
The expression “recognizance” shall be deemed to mean juratory caution.
The expression “justice” shall include [F3sheriff principal and sheriff].
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