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Higher Authority for Power (Special Provisions) Act, 1970 (Chapter 437)

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This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 31 Dec 1996.

Zambia

Higher Authority for Power (Special Provisions) Act, 1970

Chapter 437

  • Commenced on 1 October 1970

  • [This is the version of this document at 31 December 1996.]


[41 of 1970]An Act to provide for the membership of the Higher Authority for Power constituted by the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Dissolution) Order in Council, 1963.


1. Short title

This Act may be cited as the Higher Authority for Power (Special Provisions) Act.

2. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—"the amending Order" means the Southern Rhodesia (Higher Authority for Power) Order, 1970, an Order in Council of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, made on the 12th June, 1970;"the Higher Authority" means the Higher Authority for Power constituted by the principal Order;"the principal Order" means the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (Dissolution) Order in Council, 1963.[App. 1]

3. Constitution of Higher Authority

(1)For so long as this Act is in force and notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the principal Order, the Higher Authority shall consist of four members of whom two shall be Ministers of the Government of Zambia appointed by the Government of Zambia and two shall be persons appointed under the amending Order.
(2)The persons appointed under the amending Order shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by or under the amending Order.

4. Certificate under hand of Minister

A certificate under the hand of the Minister certifying that any person named therein is, or was on any specified date, a member of the Higher Authority shall be received in all proceedings as conclusive proof of the matters certified therein.

5. Act to cease to have effect

(1)The provisions of this Act shall cease to have effect upon such date as the Minister may, by statutory instrument, notify.
(2)The provisions of section fourteen of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act shall apply when this Act ceases to have effect as they apply when a written law repeals another written law.[Cap. 2]