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The Visiting Forces Act (Application to Colonies) Order 1954

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1954 No. 636


The Visiting Forces Act (Application To Colonies) Order, 1954


13th May 1954

Coming into Operation

12th June 1954

At the Court of Saint James, the 13th day of May, 1954


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret.

His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester.

Lord President Sir Walter Monckton

Earl Alexander of Tunis Mr. Macleod

Whereas Her Majesty, in pursuance of the Regency Acts, 1937 to 1953, was pleased, by Letters Patent dated the twentieth day of November, 1953, to delegate to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and the Earl of Harewood, or any two or more of them, as Counsellors of State, full power and authority during the period of Her Majesty's absence from the United Kingdom to summon and hold on Her Majesty's behalf Her Privy Council and to signify thereat Her Majesty's approval of anything for which Her Majesty's approval in Council is required:

And Whereas it is expedient to extend the Visiting Forces Act, 1952, (in this Order referred to as “the Act”) to the territories mentioned in the First Schedule to this Order;

Now, therefore, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret and His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester, being authorised thereto by the said Letters Patent and in exercise of the powers conferred on Her Majesty by subsection (1) of section 15 of the Act to hereby, by and with the advice of Her Majesty's Privy Council, on Her Majesty's behalf order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

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