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2Ch. 35

Malaysia Act 1963

(2) Save as provided by Schedule 1 to this Act, any person who immediately before the appointed day is a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies shall on that day cease to be such a citizen if on that day he becomes a citizen of the Federation.

(3) On and after the appointed day, section 6(2) of the British Nationality Act 1948 (which provides for the registration as a citizen of the United Kingdom and Colonies of a woman who has been married to such a citizen) shall not apply to a woman by virtue of her marriage to a person who on the appointed day ceases to be such a citizen under subsection (2) of this section, or would have done so if living on the appointed day.

(4) Part III of the British Nationality Act 1948 (which contains supplemental provisions) shall have effect for the purposes of the foregoing subsection and Schedule 1 to this Act as if those provisions were included in that Act.

Operation of existing law.3.—(1) On and after the appointed day all law which, whether being a rule of law or a provision of an Act of Parliament or of any other enactment or instrument whatsoever, is in force on that day or has been passed or made before that day and comes into force thereafter, shall, unless and until provision to the contrary is made by Parliament or some other authority having power in that behalf, and save as otherwise provided by this Act, have the same operation in relation to the Federation, to any of the States of the Federation, and to persons and things belonging to or connected with the Federation or any of the States thereof, as it would have apart from this subsection if the new States had not become included in the Federation and section 1 of this Act had not been passed.

(2) The enactments specified in Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect on and after the appointed day in accordance with the provisions of that Schedule.

(3) This section applies to law of or of any part of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man and, in relation only to any enactment of the Parliament of the United Kingdom or any Order in Council made by virtue of any such enactment whereby any such enactment applies in relation to the Federation or any territory which will be comprised therein on and after the appointed day, to law of any other country or territory to which that enactment or Order extends.

Power to make consequential provisions.4.—(1) Her Majesty may by Order in Council make such adaptations in any Act of Parliament passed before the appointed day as appear to Her necessary or expedient in consequence of the new States becoming included in the Federation.

(2) Any Order in Council made under subsection (1) of this section, and any Order in Council or other instrument made under any other enactment which varies or revokes a previous