HC Deb 08 December 1911 vol 32 cc1864-5

(1) This Act may be cited as the Shops Act, 1911.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January, nineteen hundred and twelve.

(3) The enactments mentioned in the Fifth Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent mentioned in the third column of that Schedule:

Provided that nothing in this repeal shall affect any closing order made under the Shop Hours Act, 1904, but every such order shall have effect as if made under this Act and by the authority who would under this Act have had power to make the order, and the provisions of this Act (including those relating to proof of closing orders) shall apply accordingly.

Amendments made: At end of Subsection (1) add the words "and the Shops Regulation Acts, 1892 to 1904, shall be construed as one with this Act, and may be cited with this Act as the Shops Regulation Acts, 1892 to 1911."

In Sub-section (2), leave out the word "January" and insert instead thereof the word "May."

Leave out Sub-section (3).—[Mr. Churchill.]