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Laws converted into enactments by 1 July 1990

             (1)  In this section:

"law" includes a part of a law.

             (2)  If, immediately before 1 July 1990, any laws specified in subsection (5) have not been omitted from Schedule 3 of the Self-Government Act, the laws are omitted from that Schedule on that date by force of this subsection and shall be taken to be enactments and may be amended or repealed accordingly.

             (3)  Where:

                     (a)  an Ordinance has been made with respect to the subject matter of a law specified in Schedule 3 to the Self-Government Act; and

                     (b)  the law is omitted from that Schedule at a time when the Ordinance is in force;

the Governor-General may make regulations providing that the Ordinance, or specified parts of the Ordinance (being parts relating to that subject matter), with such modifications (if any) as are specified in the regulations, shall be taken to be an enactment and may be amended or repealed accordingly.

             (4)  The definition of enactment in section 3 of the Self-Government Act shall be read as including a law, Ordinance or part of an Ordinance that is taken to be an enactment because of subsection (2) or (3).

             (5)  The laws referred to in subsection (2) are the laws specified in the various Parts of Schedule 3 to the Self-Government Act as follows:


Children's Services Ordinance 1986 except sections 143, 144, 145, 146 and 147

Criminal Injuries Compensation Ordinance 1983

Coroners Ordinance 1956

Crimes Ordinances and Crimes Amendment Ordinances (various)

Imperial Acts (Substituted Provisions) Ordinance 1986 , Schedule 2, Parts 16, 17, 20 and 21

Judgment Creditors Remedies Ordinance 1933

Judiciary (Stay of Proceedings) Ordinance 1933

Legal Practitioners Ordinance 1970

Limitation Ordinance 1985

Magistrates Court Ordinance 1930

Magistrates Court (Civil Jurisdiction) Ordinance 1982

Notaries Public Ordinance 1984

Police Ordinance 1927

Small Claims Ordinance 1974

Supreme Court Ordinance 1952


Arrest on Mesne Process Act 1902

Crimes Act 1900

Judgment Creditors' Remedies Act 1901

Lunacy Act 1898, sections 65, 66 and 67

Piracy Punishment Act 1902


Offences at sea

(1536) 28 Hen. 8c. 15


(1698) 11 Will. 3c. 7


(1717) 4 Geo. 1c. 11


(1721) 8 Geo. 1c. 24


(1744) 18 Geo. 2c. 30

Slavery Abolition Act

(1833) 3 and 4 Will. 4c. 73

Slave Trade Act

(1824) 5 Geo. 4c. 113

Slave Trade Act

(1843) 6 and 7 Vic. c. 98

Slave Trade Act

(1873) 36 and 37 Vic. c. 88

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