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The Visiting Forces Act (Application to Bermuda) Order 2001

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Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 3922

DEFENCE

The Visiting Forces Act (Application to Bermuda) Order 2001

Made

11th December 2001

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 11th day of December 2001

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Her Majesty, in pursuance of the powers conferred upon Her by section 15(1) of the Visiting Forces Act 1952(1), is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Visiting Forces Act (Application to Bermuda) Order 2001.

(2) This Order shall come into force on such date as the Governor of Bermuda may appoint by proclamation published in the Gazette of Bermuda.

Application to Bermuda of Visiting Forces Act

2.—(1) The First Schedule to the Visiting Forces Act (Application to Colonies) Order 1954(2) is amended by the insertion in the appropriate alphabetical order of the word “Bermuda”.

(2) Paragraph 2(1) of the Second Schedule to the said Order is amended by the deletion of the words “under the next following subsection”.

Extension to Bermuda of Designation Orders

3.—(1) The Orders listed in the Schedule to this Order shall extend to Bermuda.

(2) For the purposes of their extension to Bermuda the said Orders shall have effect as if the references in section 1 of the Orders of 1954, 1956 and 1961 and in section 2 of the Order of 1989 to the Visiting Forces Act 1952 were references to that Act as it extends to Bermuda by virtue of this Order.

A. K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE

  • The Visiting Forces (Designation) Order 1954(3)

  • The Visiting Forces (Designation) Order 1956(4)

  • The Visiting Forces (Designation) Order 1961(5)

  • The Visiting Forces (Designation) Order 1989(6)

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order extends to Bermuda the provisions of the Visiting Forces Act 1952, subject to the modifications set out in the Second Schedule to the Visiting Forces Act (Application to Colonies) Order 1954 (S.I. 1954/636) as modified by the present Order. It also extends to Bermuda certain Orders in Council which designate countries for the purposes of the Act.

(3)

S.I. 1954/634.

(4)

S.I. 1956/2041.

(5)

S.I. 1961/1511.

(6)

S.I. 1989/1329.

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