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The Japanese Treaty of Peace Order 1952

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1952 No. 862

PEACE TREATIES

The Japanese Treaty of Peace Order, 1952

Made

29th April 1952

Laid before Parliament

30th April 1952

Coming into Operation

7th May 1952

At the Court at Windsor Castle, the 29th day of April, 1952

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas at San Francisco on the eighth day of September, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, a Treaty of Peace with Japan (hereinafter referred to as “the Treaty”) and a Protocol thereto (hereinafter referred to as “the Protocol”) were signed on behalf of His late Majesty:

And Whereas by Section 1 of the Japanese Treaty of Peace Act 1951, (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) it was provided that His late Majesty might make such appointments, establish such offices, make such Orders in Council and do such things as should appear to Him to be necessary for carrying out the Treaty and Protocol, and for giving effect to any of the provisions thereof, and that any Order in Council made under the Act might provide that persons contravening or failing to comply with the provisions of the Order should be guilty of offences against that Section, and that (except in so far as any such Order might provide for lesser penalties) any person guilty of an offence against that Section should be liable to such penalties as were therein mentioned:

And Whereas the Treaty and Protocol contain the provisions set out in the First Schedule to this Order, and it is expedient for giving effect to the aforesaid provisions of the Treaty and Protocol that the provisions herein contained should have effect:

And Whereas by treaty, grant, usage, sufferance or other lawful means Her Majesty has jurisdiction in the territories specified in the Second Schedule hereto, which territories are in this Order together referred to as “the Protected Territories”, and is pleased by virtue and in exercise of the power vested in Her by the Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1890, or otherwise to extend the provisions of this Order to the Protected Territories.

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of the said Section and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

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