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The Local Authorities etc. (Staff Transfer and Protection) Order 1974

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3.—(1) The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of this order as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

(2) In this order—

the Act” means the Local Government Act 1972;

the Appeals Memorandum” means the Memorandum on Staff Appeals enclosed with Circular LGSC 15/73 (Local Government Staff Commission for England) LGSC(W) 12/73 (Local Government Staff Commission for Wales) dated 13th December 1973;

exercisable”, in relation to functions, means exercisable otherwise than by virtue of section 101, 110 or 187(2) or (3) of the Act, section 15 of the Water Act 1973 or article 19 of the Local Authorities etc. (Miscellaneous Provision) Order 1974(1);

officer”, in relation to any authority, includes the holder of any office or employment under that authority;

the Schemes Order” means the Local Government (Staff Transfer Schemes) Order 1973(2);

a Staff Appeals Tribunal” means a Staff Appeals Tribunal established by the Local Government Staff Commission for England or the Local Government Staff Commission for Wales;

Wales” means the area consisting of the counties established by section 20 of the Act (new local government areas in Wales) and “Englanddoes not include any area included in any of those counties;

water authority” means an authority established in accordance with section 2 of the Water Act 1973;

the Water Staffs Appeals Memorandum” means the Memorandum on Machinery for Staff Appeals enclosed with Circular WSSC 13/74 (Water Services Staff Commission for England and Wales) dated 31st January 1974;

the Water Schemes Order” means the Water Authorities (Staff Protection and Transfer Schemes) Order 1974(3); and

a Water Staff Appeals Tribunal” means a Water Services Staff Appeals Tribunal established by the Water Services Staff Commission for England and Wales.

(3) In this order, unless the context otherwise requires, references to any enactment or instrument shall be construed as references to that enactment or instrument as amended, extended or applied by or under any other enactment or instrument.

(4) Any reference in this order to a numbered article or schedule shall, unless the reference is to an article or schedule of a specified order, be construed as a reference to the article or schedule bearing that number in this order.

(5) Any reference in any article of this order to a numbered paragraph shall, unless the reference is to a paragraph of a specified article, be construed as a reference to the paragraph bearing that number in the first-mentioned article.

(1)

(1974 I, p. 1690).

(2)

(1973 III, p. 6377).

(3)

(1974 I, p. 1409).

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