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Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (No. 17)

REPUBLIC OF VANUATU
STATUTE LAW (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT NO. 17 OF 2014


Arrangement of Sections


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REPUBLIC OF VANUATU
Assent: 19/06/2014
Commencement: 17/07/2014
STATUTE LAW (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT NO. 17 OF 2014


An Act to provide for amendments to certain Acts.


Be it enacted by the President and Parliament as follows-


1 Amendment
The following Acts are amended as set out in the Schedule:


(1) Public Roads Act No. 35 of 2013;


(2) Public Holidays Act [CAP 114];


(3) Vanuatu Foreign Investment Promotion Act [CAP 248].


2 Repeal of Act
(1) This Act is repealed on the day following the day on which all provisions of this Act have commenced.


(2) The repeal of this Act does not, because of the operation of section 11 of the Interpretation Act [CAP 132], affect any amendments made by this Act.


3 Commencement
(1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it is published in the Gazette.


(2) Amendments in Item 1 relating to the Public Roads Act No. 35 of 2013, commence on the date on which the Public Roads Act No. 35 of 2013 commences.


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SCHEDULE
MINOR AMENDMENTS


1 PUBLIC ROADS ACT NO. 35 OF 2013
(a) Section 1 (definition of road reserve)


(i) Delete “,” (first occurring), substitute “;”


(ii) Delete “Where” (first occurring), substitute “where”


(iii) Delete “is” (second occurring), substitute “are”


(b) Paragraph 2(b)
Repeal the paragraph, substitute


“(b) provide a Road Administrator for each public road; and”


(c) Paragraph 2(e)
Delete “Authorities”, substitute “Administrator”


(d) Part 2 - Division 1 (Heading)
Delete “and ownership”


(e) Paragraph 6(3)(a)
Delete “regionally based trips”, substitute “trips from one place to another within the region”


(f) Subsection 9(1)
(a) After “the” (second occurring), insert “Director of the”


(b) Delete “Local”, substitute “Provincial”


(g) Subsection 18(2)
Delete “Mines and Minerals Act [CAP 190]”, substitute “Quarry Act No. 9 of 2013”


(h) Paragraph 21(1)(a)
Delete “carry”, substitute “carrying”


(i) Paragraph 26(2)(d) (second and third occurring)
Re-letter the paragraphs as (e) and (f)


(j) Subsection 27(3)
Delete “25”, substitute “26”


(k) Subsection 28(1)
Delete “The” (first occurring), substitute “A”


(l) Subsection 28(2)

(i) Delete “the” (first and second occurring), substitute “a”


(ii) Delete “Local”, substitute “Provincial


(iii) Delete “than”


(iv) Delete “Section”, substitute “section”


(m) Subsection 28(3)
Delete “in this Act the”


(n) Paragraph 28(3)(b)
Delete “method of”, substitute “methods for”


(o) Paragraph 41(2)

(i) Delete “written notice”


(ii) After “charge”, insert “,written notice”


2 PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ACT [CAP 114]
Schedule


(a) Delete “National Unity Day (5 October)”, substitute “National Unity Day (29 November)”


(b) Delete “Constitution Day (29 November)”, substitute “Constitution Day (5 October)”


3 VANUATU FOREIGN INVESTMENT PROMOTION ACT [CAP 248]
Subsection 2(1) (Interpretation)
Insert in its correct alphabetical position:


““specialty shop” is a retail shop other than a general merchandising trading shop that:


(a) provides for the sale of one type of product including items and services associated with that product; and


(b) the operator of the shop has a high level of knowledge and skill in the product that is being sold and is able to provide high quality service and expert guidance to customers in relation to that product.”


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