TANGANYIKA REPUBLIC ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Operation of existing law

THE TANGANYIKA REPUBLIC ACT

[Date of Commencement: 9th December, 1962]

Act 53 of 1963.

1   Short title

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   This Act may be cited as the Tanganyika Republic Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "commencement of this Act" means 9th December, 1962;

   "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 that day or has been passed or made before that day 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 Tanganyika, and persons and things belonging to or connected with Tanganyika, as it would have apart from this subsection if Tanganyika had not become a Republic.

   (2) The Minister may, by order, make such adaptations in any enactment passed before or after the commencement of this Act, or in any instrument having effect under any such enactment, as appear to him necessary or expedient in consequence of Tanganyika having become a Republic; and any such order may, though made after the commencement of this Act, be made so as to have effect from that day.

   (3) Every order made under subsection (2) shall be subject to negative resolution.

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