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Malaysia Act 1963
Ch. 353

Order in Council or instrument in consequence of the new States becoming included in the Federation, may, though made after the appointed day, be made so as to have effect from that day.

(3) Any Order in Council under subsection (1) of this section shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament, and may be varied or revoked by a subsequent Order in Council.

Judicial arrangements5.—(1) As from the appointed day, section 3 of the Federation Judicial of Malaya Independence Act 1957 (which provides for appeals arrangements. from the Supreme Court of the Federation) shall have effect as if in subsection (1) the reference to the Supreme Court of the Federation included—

a reference to the Federal court thereof; and also
as respects appeals brought after the appointed day from decisions of the Supreme Court of Sarawak, North Borneo and Brunei or the Supreme Court or Court of Criminal Appeal of Singapore given before that day (not being appeals to the Federal court), a reference to those Courts.

(2) Arrangements made in pursuance of the said section 3 may be made so as to apply to any appeal to Her Majesty in Council, or any application for leave to bring such an appeal, from a decision of any of the courts mentioned in paragraph (b) of the foregoing subsection which is pending on the appointed day; but except as aforesaid nothing in this Act shall be construed as continuing in force any right of appeal to Her Majesty in Council from any such court.

(3) References in subsection (1)(b) and (2) of this section to decisions of the Supreme Court of Sarawak, North Borneo and Brunei do not include references to decisions of that Court in the exercise of jurisdiction derived from any law of the State of Brunei.

Short title and repeals.6.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Malaysia Act 1963.

(2) As from the appointed day the enactments specified in Schedule 3 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.