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Executive Powers (Consequential Provisions) Act, 1937

Transfer of certain powers, etc., to the Executive Council.

2.(1) Every power, function, duty, and jurisdiction which, immediately before the passing of the Principal Act, was, by any means whatsoever, capable of being exercised or required to be performed by the King or by the Representative of the Crown (whether on advice, nomination, appeal, or other communication or without any such communication) shall be and be deemed to have been, as from the passing of the Principal Act, transferred to and (as the case may be) capable of being exercised by or required to be performed by the Executive Council, save where and in so far as the exercise or performance of such power, function, duty, or jurisdiction is, by virtue of an amendment of the Constitution effected by the Principal Act or by virtue of the Executive Authority (External Relations) Act, 1936 (No. 58 of 1936), conferred or imposed on some other person.

(2) Every reference in any statute, charter, order, warrant, regulation, or other instrument having the force of law and passed, granted, or made before the passing of the Principal Act to a power, function, duty, or jurisdiction transferred by this section shall, in relation to any exercise or performance of such power, function, duty or jurisdiction after the passing of the Principal Act (whether before or after the passing of this Act) be construed and have effect as a reference to an exercise or performance (as the case may be) of such power, function, duty, or jurisdiction by the Executive Council.