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1. The following are repealed—
(a)the Hares Act 1848(1);
(b)section 4 of the Ground Game Act 1880(2) (exemption from game licences);
(c)the Customs and Inland Revenue Act 1883(3);
(e)section 27(1)(c) of the Local Government Act 1894(6) (transfer of certain powers of justices to district councils);
(f)the Finance Act 1908(7);
(g)the Finance Act 1924(8);
(h)in the Finance Act 1937(9), section 5 (repeal of male servant duty, and effect thereof on game licence duty) and the second Schedule (amendments of Game Licences Act 1860);
(i)in section 100 of the Agriculture Act 1947(10) (supplementary provisions relating to sections ninety-eight and ninety-nine), subsection (4);
(j)in Part 2 of Schedule 3 to the Local Government Act 1966(11) (variation of fees for licences, registration etc.), paragraphs 1 and 4, and, in the second column, the reference to the Treasury;
(k)in the Post Office Act 1969(12), section 134 (issue by local authorities in Great Britain of game licences) and section 135 (remuneration of the Post Office for issuing game licences in England and Wales);
(l)the Game Act 1970(13);
(m)section 213 of the Local Government Act 1972(14) (local licence duties);
(n)section 176 of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979(15) (game licences);
(o)in the Deer Act 1991(16)—
(i)in section 10 (offences relating to sale and purchase etc. of venison), subsections (1) and (2);
(ii)the definition of “licensed game dealer” in section 10(5) and the word “and” following it;
(iii)section 11 (licensed game dealers to keep records); and
(iv)Schedule 3 (form of record to be kept by licensed game dealers);
(p)in Schedule 8 to the Postal Services Act 2000(17) (amendments of enactments), paragraph 11 (Post Office Act 1969); and
(q)in Schedule 8 to the Courts Act 2003(18) (minor and consequential amendments), paragraph 32 (Hares Act 1848).
2. In the London Government (Public General Acts) Order 1965(19), article 3 (transfer of certain functions and liabilities of justices out of session in relation to the licensing of dealers in game) is revoked.
3. In the Fees for Game and Other Licences (Variation) Order 1968(20), in the Schedule (enactments amended) omit the entries relating to fees specified under the Game Licences Act 1860 and the Customs and Inland Revenue Act 1883.
4. The Deer Act 1991 is amended as follows—
(a)in section 13 (forfeitures and disqualifications), in subsection (2)—
(i)for “1, 10 and 11” substitute “1 and 10”; and
(ii)omit paragraph (a) and the word “and” following it;
(b)in section 14 (offences by bodies corporate), for “1, 10 and 11” substitute “1 and 10”; and
(c)in section 15 (orders), in subsection (2), for “2(4), 4(3) and 11(2)” substitute “2(4) and 4(3)”.
The first Schedule to the Local Government Act 1888 was amended by sections 5 and 34 of, and Part 3 of Schedule 2 to, the Finance Act 1937 (1937 c. 54), sections 6 and 49 of, and Part 2 of Schedule 5 to, the Finance Act 1944 (1944 c. 23), section 52 of, and Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 11 to, the Finance Act 1949 (1949 c. 47), section 1 of, and Part 8 of the Schedule to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1975 (1975 c. 10) and section 1 of, and Part 10 of Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1993 (1993 c. 50).
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