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The Visiting Forces Act (Application to Colonies) Order 1954

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13.—(1) For sub-section (1) of section 17 there shall be substituted the following sub-section:—

(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them respectively, that is to say:—

Attorney General” means the Attorney General of the Territory and any reference to the Attorney General shall be construed as including a reference to any person who is for the time being performing the functions of the Office of Attorney General.

court of the Territory” means a court exercising jurisdiction in the Territory under the law of the Territory otherwise than by virtue of section 2 of this Act;

forces”, in relation to a country, means any of the naval, military or air forces of that country;

Governor”, means the person for the time being administering the government of the Territory;

law of the Territory” means law in force in the Territory or in any part thereof;

legislature of the Territoryincludes any authority having power to make laws for the Territory;

(2) In sub-section (5) of section 17 the words ‘and in this subsection the expression “enactment includes an enactment of the Parliament of Northern Ireland shall be omitted.

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