Schedule 18 — Legislation no longer of practical use

Deregulation Bill (Programme) (No. 2) – in the House of Commons at 2:45 pm on 14th May 2014.

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Amendments made: 75, page 159, line 32, at end insert—

‘Merchant Shipping Act 1988 (c. 12)

The Merchant Shipping Act 1988 is repealed.’.

This amendment repeals the Merchant Shipping Act 1988 in the United Kingdom. The only operative provision is section 37. Section 37 provides for the disapplication of the requirements of the Coast Protection Act 1949, which has been repealed.

Amendment 59, page 162, line 2, at end insert—

‘The Milk (Cessation of Production) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (S.I. 1985/958 (N.I. 9)) is revoked.’.

This amendment revokes the Milk (Cessation of Production) ( Northern Ireland) Order 1985. All schemes made under this Order were revoked in 2007, and it is not intended to make any further schemes under it. The underlying

European milk quota system is intended to cease with effect from 31 March 2015.

Amendment 4, page 162, line 22, at end insert—