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The Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (Overseas Territories) Order 1982

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1982 No. 1540

PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION OF TERRORISM

The Taking of Hostages Act 1982 (Overseas Territories) Order 1982

Made

27th October 1982

Laid before Parliament

4th November 1982

Coming into Operation

26th November 1982

At the Court of Saint James, the 27th day of October 1982

Present,

The Counsellors of State in Council

Whereas Her Majesty, in pursuance of the Regency Acts 1937 to 1953, was pleased, by Letters Patent dated the 30th day of September 1982, to delegate to the six Counsellors of State therein named or any two or more of them full power and authority during the period of Her Majesty's absence from the United Kingdom to summon and hold on Her Majesty's behalf Her Privy Council and to signify thereat Her Majesty's approval for anything for which Her Majesty's approval in Council is required:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, being authorised thereto by the said Letters Patent, and in pursuance of the powers conferred by section 5(2) of the Taking of Hostages Act 1982, by section 17 of the Fugitive Offenders Act 1967, as extended by subsection (1) of the said section 5 and all other powers enabling Her Majesty, and by and with the advice of Her Majesty's Privy Council, do on Her Majesty's behalf order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

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