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The Statutory Instruments Regulations 1947


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Lists of Statutory Instruments and Annual Editions

Statutory Instrument Issue Lists

9.  For the purposes of subsection (1) of Section 3 of the Principal Act, His Majesty's Stationery Office shall from time to time publish a list to be known as the “Statutory Instrument Issue List, showing the serial number and short title of each statutory instrument which has been issued for the first time by that Office during the period to which that list relates, and the date on which each such instrument was so issued.

Annual Edition

10.—(1) As soon as possible after the end of each calendar year the Treasury shall cause to be prepared from the series of statutory instruments up to the end of that year an edition of statutory instruments (in this Regulation called the “annual edition”) including (inter alia) the following matter:—

(a)copies of so much of all statutory instruments as has, at the time of the completion of the annual edition, been printed in compliance with the requirements of subsection (1) of Section 2 of the Principal Act and not been included in any previous annual edition;

Provided that copies of instruments which have ceased to be in operation at the time of the completion of the annual edition, and copies of local instruments which have been so printed, may be omitted:

(b)an Annual Numerical and Issue List of Public Statutory Instruments showing, except for such local instruments as are exempt from the requirements of subsection (1) of Section 2 of the Principal Act with respect to the printing and sale of copies and instruments in respect of which a certificate under Regulation 8 of these Regulations is in force, the serial numbers of all statutory instruments which during that year either were made or were issued for the first time by His Majesty's Stationery Office, and in respect of the latter the date of such issue:

(c)a classified list of local instruments:

(d)tables showing the effect on statutes and previous statutory rules or statutory instruments of the statutory instruments included in that edition: and

(e)an index.

(2) The annual edition shall be printed by the King's printer of Acts of Parliament and shall be published by His Majesty's Stationery Office; and so much of the Annual Numerical and Issue List of Public Statutory Instruments therein as refers to the date upon which any statutory instrument was first issued by the Stationery Office shall be deemed to be published in accordance with subsection (1) of Section 3 of the Principal Act.

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