Search Legislation

The Local Government (Registration Service) Order 1973

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format. The electronic version of this UK Statutory Instrument has been contributed by Westlaw and is taken from the printed publication. Read more

Interpretation

2.—(1) In this order, unless the context otherwise requires:—

the Act” means the Local Government Act 1972;

the Act of 1953” means the Registration Service Act 1953;

council” means the council of a non-metropolitan county and the council of a metropolitan district;

country” means a non-metropolitan country;

district” means a metropolitan district save that in article 7district” means a registration district for the purpose of section 5 of the Act of 1953; and

registration officer” means any of the following officers appointed under the Act of 1953, that is to say a superintendent registrar, registrar of births and deaths (including a registrar of births and deaths exercising any of the functions of a registrar of marriages), or a person engaged whole-time as a deputy superintendent registrar or deputy registrar of births and deaths.

(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, references in this order to the provisions of any enactment shall be construed as references to those provisions as amended or re-enacted by any subsequent enactment.

(3) The Interpretation Act 1889 applies to the interpretation of this order as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources