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The Hijacking Act 1971 (Overseas Territories) Order 1971

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Hijacking Act 1971 (Overseas Territories) Order 1971 and shall come into operation on 1st November 1971.

2.  The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply, with the necessary adaptations, for the purpose of interpreting this Order and otherwise in relation thereto as it applies for the purpose of interpreting, and in relation to, Acts of Parliament.

3.—(1) Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the Hijacking Act 1971, modified and adapted as in Schedule 1 hereto, shall extend to the Territories specified in Schedule 2 hereto.

(2) For the purpose of construing the said Act as so extended as part of the law of any Territory to which it extends “the Territory” means that Territory, including its territorial waters, and “any Territory” means any of the Territories to which this Act extends, including its territorial waters.

4.  The amendments specified in Schedule 3 hereto shall be made to the Pacific (Fugitive Criminals Surrender) Order in Council 1914(1).

W.G. Agnew

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