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10.—(1) The power of the Privy Council to make an order under article 1(9), 5(8), 7(4)(b) or 9(1) may be exercised by any two or more members of the Privy Council.
(2) The making of an order under article 1(9), 5(8), 7(4)(b) or 9(1) shall be sufficiently signified by an instrument signed by the Clerk of the Privy Council.
(3) The power to make an order under article 1(9), 7(4)(b) or 9(1) shall be exercisable by statutory instrument.
(4) For the purposes of section 1 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1946(1) (definition of “Statutory Instrument”), any power to which paragraph (3) applies is to be taken to be conferred by an Act of Parliament.
(5) Where an order of the Privy Council under this Order is signified by an instrument purporting to be signed by the Clerk of the Privy Council, that shall be evidence, and in Scotland sufficient evidence, of—
(a)the fact that the order was duly made; and
(b)the order’s terms.
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