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The Bahamas Independence Order 1973

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Emergency Powers Order in Council 1939

14.—(1) The Emergency Powers Order in Council 1939(1) and any Order in Council amending that Order(2) shall cease to have effect as part of the law of The Bahamas on 10th July 1974 or such earlier date as Parliament may prescribe.

(2) Until such time as the said Orders cease to have effect under subsection (1) of this section they shall continue to have effect in respect of The Bahamas as they had effect in respect of the former Colony of the Bahama Islands immediately before the appointed day, except that the powers exercisable by the Governor thereunder shall be exercisable by the Governor-General acting in accordance with the advice of the Prime Minister.

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See S.I. 1952 I at p. 621

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The relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1956/731, 1963/88, 1633, 1964/267, 1199, 1965/131, 1968/724, 1973/759 (1956 I, p. 512; 1963 I. p. 105; III, p. 3084; 1964 I, p. 467, II, p. 2781; 1965 I p. 270; 1968 II, p. 2077; 1973 I, p. 2417).

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