CHAPTER 312
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS (CHANGE OF TITLES) ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

   1.   Short title.

   2.   Substitution of new title of public officer.

   3.   Substitution of new title of Government Department or Division of Government Department.

   4.   Provision for future change of titles of public officers and of Government Departments and Divisions of Government Departments.

   5.   [Savings and transitional provision.]

SCHEDULES

CHAPTER 312
THE PUBLIC OFFICERS AND GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS (CHANGE OF TITLES) ACT

An Act to provide for the change of titles of public officers and of Government Departments.

[1st January, 1952]

Ord. No. 13 of 1952

1.   Short title

   This Act may be cited as the Public Officers and Government Departments (Change of Titles) Act.

2.   Substitution of new title of public officer

   Whenever the title of a public officer set out in the first column of the First Schedule to this Act occurs, either specifically or by implication, in any Act mentioned opposite thereto in the second column of the said Schedule, or in any proclamation, rule, regulation, by-law, order, notification, notice, direction or other instrument made under that Act, the title shall be deemed to be replaced by the title set out opposite thereto in the third column of the said Schedule.

3.   Substitution of new title of Government Department or Division of Government Department

   Whenever the title of a Government Department, or of a Division of a Government Department, set out in the first column of the Second Schedule to this Act occurs, either specifically or by implication, in any Act mentioned opposite thereto in the second column of the said Schedule, or in any proclamation, rule, regulation, by-law, order, notification, notice, direction or other instrument made under that Act, the title shall be deemed to be replaced by the title set out opposite thereto in the third column of the said Schedule.

4.   Provision for future change of titles of public officers and of Government Departments and Divisions of Government Departments

   The Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, amend the Schedules to this Act by adding to or varying the same, and upon publication of any such order, whenever any title set out in the first column of the said Schedules as so amended occurs, either specifically or by implication, in any Act mentioned opposite that title in the second column of the said Schedules, or in any proclamation, rule, regulation, by-law, order, notification, notice, direction or other instrument made under that Act, the title shall be deemed to be replaced by the title set out opposite thereto in the third column of the said Schedules.

5.   Savings and transitional provision

   [Savings and transitional provision.]

FIRST SCHEDULE

(Section 2)

(1)

(2)

(3)

Present Title of Public Officer

Acts

New Title of Public Officer

Director of Lands and Mines

Commissioner for Lands

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The Interpretation Act