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CHAPTER 14.

An Act to facilitate the Citation of sundry Acts of Parliament. [20th July 1896.]

BE it enacted by thee Queen's most Excellent, Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lord's spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament. assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

1. Citations of Acts in First Schedule

Each of the Acts mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act may, without prejudice to any other mode of citation, be cited by the short title therein mentioned in that behalf.

2. Collective Acts

(1.) Each of the groups of Acts mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Act may, without prejudice to any other mode of citation, be citied by the collective title therein mentioned in that behalf.

(2.) If, it is provided that any Act, passed after this Act may, as to the whole or any part thereof, be cited with any of the groups of Acts mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Act, or with. any group of Acts to which a collective title has been given by any Act passed before this Act, that group shall be constructed as including that Act or part, and if if the collective title of the group states the first and last years of the group, the year in which that Act is passed shall be substituted for the last year of the group, and so an as often as a subsequent Act or part is added to the the group.