KINGDOM OF TONGA ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Operation of existing law

 

THE KINGDOM OF TONGA ACT

[Date of Commencement: 4th June, 1970]

Act 40 of 1971.

1   Short title

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   This Act may be cited as the Kingdom of Tonga Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "commencement of this Act" means 4th June, 1970;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for external affairs;

   "Parliament" means the Parliament of Jamaica.

3   Operation of existing law

   (1) On and after the commencement of this Act, all existing law, that is to say all law which, whether being a rule of law or a provision of an Act of Parliament or of any other enactment or instrument whatsoever, is in force on the date of such commencement or has been passed or made before that date and comes into force thereafter, shall, unless and until provision to the contrary is made by Parliament or some other authority having power in that behalf, and subject to the following provisions of this section, have the same operation in relation to the Kingdom of Tonga, and persons and things belonging to or connected with the Kingdom of Tonga, as it would have apart from this sub-section if on that date there had been no change in its status.

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