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Statutory Instruments (Production and Sale) Act 1996 (c. 54)

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(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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Statutory Instruments (Production and Sale) Act 1996

1996 CHAPTER 54

An Act to make provision (with retrospective effect) for the printing and sale of statutory instruments under the authority of the Queen's printer, for their issue under the authority of Her Majesty's Stationery Office and for the reception in evidence of lists of such instruments which do not bear the imprint of the Queen's printer.

[24th July 1996]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:--

1 Instruments etc. produced and sold under authority

(1) The [1946 c. 36.] Statutory Instruments Act 1946 shall have effect and be taken always to have had effect--

(a) with the insertion of "or under the authority of" after "sold by" and "issued by" in each place, and

(b) with the omission of "purporting to bear the imprint of the King's printer" in section 3(1).

(2) Subsection (1) does not affect the operation of section 3(2) of that Act in relation to proceedings commenced before 21st June 1996.

2 Short title and extent

(1) This Act may be cited as the Statutory Instruments (Production and Sale) Act 1996.

(2) This Act has the same extent as the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.

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