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Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Northern Ireland) 1929

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25Short title and repeal.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Northern Ireland), 1929.

(2)The enactments set out in the Third Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule:

Provided that—

(a)any appointment, byelaw, regulation, order, licence, certificate or warrant, made, granted, given or issued, and any proceedings taken, under any enactment hereby repealed, shall have effect as if made, granted, given, issued, or taken under the corresponding provision of this Act, and references in this Act to any appointment, byelaw, regulation, order, licence, certificate, warrant or proceedings shall have effect accordingly;

(b)any byelaws made by a harbour authority as defined by this Act with respect to the landing of petroleum-spirit, being byelaws which under sub-section (2) of section six of the Petroleum (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland), 1929 [1929 c.8 (19 Geo.5)] , applied with the necessary modifications to the loading of ships with such spirit, shall, until revoked, continue so to apply;

(c)any regulations made under section five of the Locomotives on Highways Act, 1896 [1896 c.36] , and continued in force by sub-section (4) of section twenty of the Petroleum (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland), 1929, shall have effect as if made under section ten of this Act, and in so far as any such regulations relate to any substance other than petroleum-spirit, section ten of this Act shall be deemed to have been applied to that substance under section nineteen of this Act;

(d)any Order in Council made under section fourteen of the Petroleum Act, 1871 [1871 c.105] , and continued in force by sub-section (4) of section sixteen of the Petroleum (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland), 1929, shall have effect as if made under section nineteen of this Act;

(e)any licence granted under section eight of the Petroleum Act, 1871, by any justices in petty sessions or by the commissioners of a town not being an urban district, and continued in force by section seventeen of the Petroleum (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland), 1929, shall have effect as if it had been granted by the local authority empowered under this Act to grant petroleum-spirit licences;

(f)any document referring to any enactment repealed by this Act shall be construed as referring to this Act and to the corresponding enactment, if any, therein.

(3)The mention of particular matters in this section shall not be held to prejudice or affect the general application of section thirty-eightF1 of the Interpretation Act, 1889 [1889 c.63] , with regard to the effect of repeals.

Subs.(4) rep. by SLR (NI) 1952

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