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Hong Kong Act 1985

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3(1)Her Majesty may before the relevant date by Order in Council make such provision as appears to Her Majesty to be necessary or expedient in consequence of or in connection with the provisions of section 1(1) of this Act—

(a)for repealing or amending any enactment so far as it is part of the law of Hong Kong; and

(b)for enabling the legislature of Hong Kong to repeal or amend any enactment so far as it is part of that law and to make laws having extra-territorial operation.

(2)Her Majesty may before, on or after the relevant date by Order in Council make such provision as appears to Her Majesty to be necessary or expedient in consequence of or in connection with the provisions of section 1(1) of this Act for repealing or amending, so far as it relates to Hong Kong, any enactment forming part of the law of, or of any part of, the United Kingdom or of a British possession other than Hong Kong and any provision contained in Northern Ireland legislation.

(3)An Order under this paragraph may be made so as to have effect from the relevant date or as respects any time before or after that date.

(4)A statutory instrument containing an Order under this paragraph shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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