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Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill

A Bill to prevent the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009 from expiring on 11 November 2019.

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport with the agreement of Theresa Villiers, are published separately as Bill 182—EN.

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Prevent the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009 from expiring on 11 November 2019.

Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1 Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009: repeal of sunset provision

In section 4 of the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) Act 2009—

(a) in the heading, for “, commencement and sunset” substitute “and commencement”, and

(b) omit subsection (7) (which provides for the Act to expire after 10 years).

2 Extent, commencement and short title

(1) This Act extends to—

(a) England and Wales, and

(b) Scotland.

(2) This Act comes into force on the day on which it is passed.

(3) This Act may be cited as the Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Act 2018.


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