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The Biological Weapons Act 1974 (Jersey) Order 1974

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1974 No. 1112

BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS

The Biological Weapons Act 1974 (Jersey) Order 1974

Made

28th June 1974

Coming into Operation

22nd July 1974

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 28th day of June 1974

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by section 6(2) of the Biological Weapons Act 1974, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Biological Weapons Act 1974 (Jersey) Order 1974 and shall come into operation on 22nd July 1974.

2.  The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of this Order as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

3.  The provisions of the Biological Weapons Act 1974 shall extend to the Bailiwick of Jersey subject to the exceptions, adaptations and modifications specified in the Schedule to this Order.

W. G. Agnew

SCHEDULEEXCEPTIONS, ADAPTATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS

1.  Save where the context otherwise requires, any reference to the Biological Weapons Act 1974 or to any other Act of Parliament shall be construed as a reference to that Act as it has effect in the Bailiwick of Jersey.

2.  For section 2 there shall be substituted the following provision:—

2.  Proceedings for an offence under this Act shall not be instituted without the consent of the Attorney General of Jersey.

3.  In section 4—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words from the beginning of the subsection to the words “magistrate or justice of the peace” shall be substituted the words “If the Bailiff”;

(b)for the words “constable” wherever it appears there shall be substituted the words “police officer”.

4.  Section 6 shall be omitted.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

This Order extends the Biological Weapons Act 1974 to the Bailiwick of Jersey with exceptions, adaptations and modifications.

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