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The Visiting Forces Act (Application to Colonies) Order 1954

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4.—(1) Save as otherwise provided by sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph, in paragraph (a) of sub-section (3) of section 3 for the words “the Director of Public Prosecutions (in the case of a court in England or Wales), the Lord Advocate (in the case of a court in Scotland) or the Attorney General for Northern Ireland (in the case of a court in Northern Ireland)” there shall be substituted the words “the Governor”.

(2) In the application of the Act to Fiji, Gibraltar and Hong Kong for the words in paragraph (a) of sub-section (3) of section 3 that are referred to in sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph there shall be substituted the words “the Attorney General” .

(3) For sub-section (6) of section 3 the following sub-section shall be substituted.

(6) In this section the expressions “offence against the person” and “offence against propertyshall be construed as meaning offences against the law of the Territory which are analogous to offences within the meaning of those expressions construed in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 3 of the Schedule to this Act: Provided that, if the legislature of the Territory, for the removal or avoidance of doubts, provide by law that a specified offence against the law of the Territory is analogous as aforesaid, the provision so made shall in relation to the Territory, have effect as if it formed part of this sub-section.

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