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Section

1 Short title, commencement ............................................................................... 5
2 Schedule 1 – Acts amended .............................................................................. 5
3 Schedule 2 – Subsidiary legislation amended ........ ......................................... 6
4 Similar consequential changes ................................................................... 6



SCHEDULE 1 7

ACTS AMENDED 7

SCHEDULE 2 18

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION AMENDED 18



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MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS (PRIVY
COUNCIL) ACT 2010

Act No. 42 of 2010

AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS ACTS AND SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION
TO REFLECT THE CHANGED ROLE OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL IN THE

CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS OF 2010

I assent,
GEORGE TUPOU V,

1st October 2010.


BE IT ENACTED by the King and the Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the Legislature
of the Kingdom as follows:

1 Short title, commencement

(1) This Act may be cited as the Miscellaneous Amendments (Privy Council) Act
2010.

(2) This Act shall come into force immediately after he commencement of the
Act of Constitution of Tonga (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2010.

2 Schedule 1 – Acts amended

The various Acts listed in column 1 of Schedule 1 shall be amended as set out in the
relevant entry in column 2 of Schedule 1.

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3 Schedule 2 – Subsidiary legislation amended

The subsidiary legislation listed in column 1 of Schedule 2 shall be amended as set
out in the relevant entry in column 2 of Schedule 2.

4 Similar consequential changes

If, beyond the amendments in this Act, any Act or subsidiary legislation or
document contains a reference or role to or for the Privy Council that is no longer
appropriate with the changed role of the Privy Council effected by the amendments
to the Constitution and the Government Act made during 2010, then the King in
Privy Council may, during the period of 12 months from the commencement of this
Act make regulations having like effect, mutatis mutandis, to the amendments
effected by this Act, for the purpose of amending any such Act or subsidiary
legislation or document:

Provided that regulations made under this section shall expire 6 months after they
are made, and shall have no effect after that time unl ss replaced by the provisions
of an Act.



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SCHEDULE 1

ACTS AMENDED

Column 1
Act

Column 2
How amended


Animal Diseases Act In section 2, definition of “Minister” repeal “His Majesty in

Council may appoint” and replace with “may be appointed”
Animal Diseases Act In section 7(1) repeal “His Majesty's”

Arms and Ammunition
Act

In section 2 definition of “prohibited area” repeal “Privy
Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Arms and Ammunition
Act

In section 48 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it wi h
“Cabinet”


Asian Development
Bank Act

In section 12 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it wi h
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Bills of Exchange Act In section 2 definition of “Non-business day” repeal “King in

Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Birds Preservation Act In section 4, 6 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Business Licences Act In section 21 repeal “His Majesty may by Order in Council,” and

replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”

Carriage by Air Act In section 3(2) repeal “His Majesty may by Order in Council”

and replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”
Carriage by Air Act In section 6 repeal “His Majesty may by Order in Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”
Carriage by Air Act In section 7 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”; repeal “in Council”

Charitable Trusts Act Repeal section 11(3) and replace it with -

“(3) No Board shall be registered with a name which
contains the word “Royal”, or any other word which, in the
opinion of the Registrar, is calculated to lead to the belief that the
Board is under the ownership, control or patronage of –
(a) His Majesty, without the consent of the King;
(b) the Royal Family, without the consent of theKing; and
(c) the Government, without the consent of the Cabinet.”



Civil Aviation Act In section 7(2)(k) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet”
Civil Aviation Act In 9(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

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“Cabinet”


Commissioner for
Public Relations Act

In sections 3(1) and (2), repeal “His Majesty in Council”
wherever they appear, and replace it with “Cabinet”

Commissioner for
Public Relations Act

In sections 6 and 8(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council”, and
replace it with “Cabinet”


Communications Act In section 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29(1), 84 repeal “His

Majesty in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it
occurs


Companies Act In section 286(1) and 399 repeal “HisMajesty may by Order in

Council,” and replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”
Companies Act In section376(1) repeal “His Majesty may by Order in Council,”

and replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”
Companies Act In section 376(3) repeal “in Council”

Consular Conventions
Act

In section 6 repeal “The King in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”


Consular Relations Act In section 1(2) repeal “in Council”
Consular Relations Act In section 2(10) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace with

“Cabinet by Order”
Consular Relations Act In sections 3, 13(2), 13(4) and 14(3) repeal “His Majesty may by

Order in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet may b Order”


Consular Relations Act In sections 4(1), 4(2), 5, 6(1), 7, 11(2) and 13(1), repeal “His
Majesty may by Order in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet
may by Order”

Consular Relations Act In section14(3) repeal “His Majesty may by Order in Council”
and replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”

Consular Relations Act In section 15 repeal “in Council” in the marginal note

Consumption Tax Act In section 5(3)(a) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

Co-operative Societies
Act

In section 3 definition of “Minister” repeal “by His Majesty in
Council”


Copra Act In section 10 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

Criminal Offences Act In section 35, 38, 39, 91 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs
Criminal Offences Act In section 20, –

Repeal “pending the decision of the Privy Council” and replace
with “in such manner and place as it determines”; and
Repeal subsection (2)

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Act

Column 2
How amended

Criminal Offences Act In section 34 repeal “Prime Minister for submission to the” and
replace with “King in”

Criminal Offences Act In section 67(2) repeal “King in Council by Order in Council”
and replace with “Cabinet by Order”

Criminal Offences Act In section 72 repeal “King in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” where it appears in the heading and in the section


Customs Act In section 3(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet”

Customs and Excise
Management Act

In section 45 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”


Defamation Act In section 9 insert “King in,” before “Privy Council,”

Diplomatic Relations
Act

In sections 4(6)(a), 6 and 7 repeal “His Majesty may by Order in
Council” and replace them with “Cabinet may by Order”


District and Town
Officers Act

In section 11 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” in both places it appears


Education Act In section 6 repeal “His Majesty” and replace it with “the

Legislative Assembly”
Education Act In section 17, 29(5), 32(4), 40(3), 59 repeal “Privy Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Educational Films Act In section 3(6) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

Extradition Act In section 4(1) repeal “His Majesty” and replace it with

“Cabinet”, and repeal “He may by Order in Council” and replace
it with “Cabinet may by Order”.

Extradition Act In sections 4(1) and 4(2) repeal “in Council”
Extradition Act In section 7(2) repeal “in Council”
Extradition Act In section 19 repeal “in council or rder” in three places they

occur

Electricity Act 2007 In section 2 definition of “Min ster” repeal “by His Majesty in

Council”
Electricity Act 2007 In section 6 repeal “his Majesty in Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet” in both places it occurs
Electricity Act 2007 In section 7 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Emergency Fund Act
2008

In sections 4(1), 4(4), 5(2), and 7 repeal “and the consent of Privy
Council”


Emergency Powers Act In sections 2(1), 2(2), 2(2)(a), 2(3), 3(1), 3(3), immediately after

the word “Council” wherever it occurs, insert the words “, on the

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advice of the Prime Minister,”.


Evacuation Act In section 2, in the English version only, repeal “His Majesty in

Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”; and
In the Tongan version only, repeal “’a ‘Ene ‘Afio ‘i ha taimi pe
ke ne tu’utu’uni ‘i he Fakataha Tokoni” and replace it with “’a e
Kapineti ‘i ha taimi pe ke ne tu’utu’uni”

Evacuation Act In section 3 and 6 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Evacuation Act In section 2, 4, 5, 6 , 7 repeal “in Council” wherever it occurs
Evacuation Act In section 6, in the English version only, repeal “in Council”

from the heading

Evacuation of
Foreigners Act

In the long title repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet”

Evacuation of
Foreigners Act

In section 2, 3, 5 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Excise Tax Act In section 3(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet”

Explosives Act In section 4, 7, 8, 23 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Financial Institutions
Act

In section 88 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it wi h
“Cabinet”


Fire Service Act In section 14 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

Fonos Act In section 12 repeal “or Ordinance of the Privy Council”

Foreign Exchange
Control Act

In sections 2 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”


Forests Act In section 3, 5 repeal “King in Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Harbours Act In section 32 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

Health Promotion
Foundation Act 2007

In section 23 Repeal “Privy Council” and replace with “Cabinet”


Health Services Act In section 7 insert after “His Majesty”, “and the Legislative

Assembly”

Income Tax Act In section 5(1), 6, 7(1) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

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“Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Income Tax Act In section 19(2) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet”


Incorporated Societies
Act

In section 2 in the definition of “Regulations” repeal “King and
Privy Council” and replace it with “the Minister”

Incorporated Societies
Act

In section 12 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it wi h
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs (including the heading)

Incorporated Societies
Act

In section 32 repeal “His Majesty in Privy Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Incorporated Societies
Act

In section 36 repeal “in Council”


Industrial Properties
Act

In section 2 definition of “Minister” repeal “by His Majesty in
Council”

Industrial Properties
Act

In section 37 repeal “His Majesty in Privy Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet” in both places it occurs


Interpretation Act Repeal section 4
Interpretation Act In section 20 repeal “proclaimed by His Majesty in Council”, and

replace it with “declared by Cabinet”
Interpretation Act In section 23(b) repeal “an order in council,” and replace it with

“a”
Interpretation Act In section 24(a) repeal “by His Majesty in Council and shall be

deemed to include any Minister or member of Privy Council” and
replace it with “and shall be deemed to include any Minister”

Interpretation Act In section 24(b) repeal “by His Majesty in Council”
Interpretation Act In section 25(a) repeal “or to a member of Privy Council acting

for the time being for him and on his behalf”

International
Organisations
(Immunities and
Privileges of Certain
Officers) Act

In section 2, definition of “International Organisation”, repeal
“His Majesty in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

International
Organisations
(Immunities and
Privileges of Certain
Officers) Act

In section 3(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council may by Order in
Council” and replace it with “Cabinet may by Order” and repeal
the words “in Council”

International
Organisations
(Immunities and
Privileges of Certain
Officers) Act

In section 3(2) repeal “in Council”

International
Organisations
(Immunities and

In section 3(3) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace with
“Cabinet may by Order”

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Privileges of Certain
Officers) Act
International
Organisations
(Immunities and
Privileges of Certain
Officers) Act

In section 4 repeal “in Council” wherever they occur


Manufacture of
Intoxicating Liquor Act

In section 4(1), 11(1) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Mental Health Act In section 79 repeal “pending the decision of the Privy Council

under section 20 of the Criminal Offences Act”
Mental Health Act In section 80 repeal “Privy Council” in the heading and in the

section, and replace it with “Supreme Court”
Mental Health Act In section 82 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Supreme Court”

Metrication Act In section 2, definition of “Minister” repeal “or such Minister as

the Privy Council may appoint to be responsible for the time
being for the performance of duties under this Act”

Metrication Act In sections 5, 7 and 9 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and
replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Metrication Act In section 9 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”
in the heading

Metrication Act In section 10 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”


Minerals Act In sections 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 14 and 17 repeal “His Majesty in

Council and replace with “Cabinet” where ever they occur
Minerals Act In section 9 repeal “His Majesty in Council and replace with

“Cabinet”

Nationality Act In section 8B(2) repeal “His Majesty in Privy Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet”

National Reserve Bank
of Tonga Act

In section 5, 6(2), 15, 30, 34, 39(1), 41, 43, 48 repeal “His
Majesty in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it
occurs

National Reserve Bank
of Tonga Act

In section 10, 11, 12, 31, 33, 40, 50, 53, 54, 57, 60, 61 repeal
“His Majesty in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet” wherever
it occurs

National Reserve Bank
of Tonga Act

In section 13, 31(2), 48(2), 48(3), 50(5), 50A, 54(3), repeal
“Privy Council” and replace it with “Cabinet” wherev r it occurs

National Reserve Bank
of Tonga Act

Repeal section 58 and replace it with -
“No financial institution shall hereafter be authorized to do
banking business in the Kingdom by a name which includes any
of the words “Central”, “National”, “Reserve”, “State”, “Tonga”,

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or their equivalent in any other language without the consent of
Cabinet; nor by a name which includes any of the words “Royal”
or “Kingdom”, or their equivalent in any other language without
the consent of the King in Privy Council.”.


Notaries Public Act In sections 3 and 5 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Attorney General” wherever it occurs
Notaries Public Act In section 3(1) repeal “, acting on the recommendation of the

Prime Minister”

Noxious Weeds Act In section 2 definition of “noxius weed” repeal “Privy Council”

and replace it with “Cabinet”
Noxious Weeds Act In section 3 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Order in Public Places
Act

In section 3 repeal the Proviso to the definition of “indecent
exposure”


Parks and Reserves Act In section 3, 4(1), 5 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet” where it occurs

Passport Act In section 10 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace with

“Cabinet”
Passport Act In section 10A, 25, 29 and 32 repeal “His Majesty in Council”

and replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs
Passport Act In sections 24(b), 32(6) and 34 repeal “Privy Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it appears

Pensions Act In section 3, 6, 7, 13 and 14 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs
Pensions Act In section 4 repeal “His Majesty with the consent of the Privy

Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”; and in the ading
replace “Privy Council” with “Cabinet”

Pensions Act In section 10(1) and (2) repeal “His Majesty may with the
consent of Privy Council” and replace it with “Cabinet may”

Pensions Act In section 15, 16 and 17 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and
replace it with “Cabinet”


Petroleum Act In section 3 and 10 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs
Petroleum Act In section 9 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet in accordance with the law”; and repeal “he” and
replace with “it”


Petroleum Mining Act In section 2, definition of “petroleum mining”, repeal “His

Majesty in Council” and replace with “Cabinet”
Petroleum Mining Act In sections 4(2), 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11 and 12 repeal “His Majesty in

Council” wherever it occurs and replace it with “Cabinet”


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Plant Quarantine Act In section 3, 7 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Police Act In section 65 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet” in both places

Postal Services Act
2006

In section 29 Repeal “Privy Council” and replace with “Cabinet”


Pounds and Animals
Act

In section 3 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it w h “Cabinet”


Price and Wage Control
Act

In section 4, 24(1), 25 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and
replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Prisons Act In section 4 repeal “His Majesty may by Order in Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”
Prisons Act In section 17, 37, 38 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace

it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Probate Act In section 12 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

“the Minister”

Prohibited Publications
Act

In section 3 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Prohibited Publications
Act

In section 3(3) repeal “in Council”


Public Enterprises Act In section 5(5), 8(2), 9(1), 10(1), 12, 14, 22(1) repeal “Privy

Council” and replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Public Finance
Management Act

In section 7(1) repeal “Privy Council through”

Public Finance
Management Act

In section 7(2), 12(2), 12(3), 24, 26(3), 31(1), and 31(3), repeal
“Privy Council” and replace it with “Cabinet” wherev r it occurs


Public Holidays Act In section 2(b) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet”
Public Holidays Act In section 4 repeal “His Majesty by Order in Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet by Order” in both places
Public Holidays Act In section 4 repeal “in Council” from the heading
Public Holidays Act In section 5 repeal “in Council”

Public Order
(Preservation) Act

In section 3(6) insert “the King in” before “Privy Council”


Public Service Act In section 8(2) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

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Act

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How amended


Radiocommunication
Act

In section 6, 7(3) repeal “King in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Queen Salote Jubilee
Scholarship Fund Act

In section 2 repeal “Treasurer” and replace it with “Ministry of
Education”

Queen Salote Jubilee
Scholarship Fund Act

In section 2 repeal “, upon being so directed by His Majesty in
Council,”

Queen Salote Jubilee
Scholarship Fund Act

In section 2 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with
the words “Minister for Education”

Queen Salote Jubilee
Scholarship Act

In section 3 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”

Queen Salote Jubilee
Scholarship Fund Act

In section 5 repeal “Minister of Education with the consent of His
Majesty’s Privy Council” and replace them with “Minister for
Education with the consent of Cabinet”


Reciprocal
Enforcement of
Judgments Act

In section 3(1) and 3(4) repeal “King” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Reciprocal
Enforcement of
Judgments Act

In section 10 repeal “King” and replace it with “Cabinet”
wherever it occurs

Reciprocal
Enforcement of
Judgments Act

In section 3(1) repeal “He” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Reciprocal
Enforcement of
Judgments Act

In section 3 and 10 repeal “in Council” wherever it occurs


Registration of
Business Names Act

In section 17(3) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with “the
King”


Retirement Fund Act In section 12 repeal “His Majesty with the consent of the Privy

Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Retirement Fund Board
Act

In section 7(1) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”


Rhinoceros Beetle Act In section 10 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet” (including in the heading)

Royal Arms and Flag
Act

In section 2 and 6 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Royal Commissions
Act

In section 2, after the word “may” insert the words “on the advice
of the Prime Minister”.


Shipping (Limitation of In section 7(1) repeal “in Council” and insert “of Cabinet”

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Liability) Act
Shipping (Limitation of
Liability) Act

In section 8(2) repeal “-in-Council” and insert “of Cabinet”


Telegraph Act In section 3 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

Tonga Communications
Corporation Act

In section 11, 13 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Tonga Development
Bank Act

In section 7(1)(x) repeal “or Ordinance” and “in Council”

Tonga Development
Bank Act

In section 8(1), 9(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace
it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Tonga Law
Commission Act 2007

In section 19(3) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet”

Tonga Law
Commission Act 2007

In section 4(1) and 29(2) repeal “Privy Council” and replace it
with “the Cabinet”



Tonga Sports Council
Act

In section 2 definition of “Chairman” and “Deputy Chairman”
repeal “His Majesty in Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”

Tonga Sports Council
Act

In section 5, 12(2), 14 repeal “His Majesty in Privy Council” and
replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Tonga Trust Fund Act In section 3, 4, 5 and 7 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Tonga Water Board Act In section 5(2), 7(a), 17, 21, 65 repeal “His Majesty in Council”

and replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs
Tonga Water Board Act In the Schedule, section 6 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs

Tourist Act In section 6(h), 6(i), 29(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet”
Tourist Act In section 26, 28 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it

with “Cabinet”
Tourist Act In section 22 repeal “or by His Majesty b Order in Council”

and replace with “or by Cabinet”

Trading with the
Enemy Act

In section 2, definition of “enemy territory”, repeal “His Majesty
in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Trading with the
Enemy Act

In section 4(2) repeal “His Majesty may by Order in Council”
and replace it with “Cabinet may by Order”


Transfer of Prisoners In section 15 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

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Act “Cabinet”

Vessels Replacement
Fund Act

In section 2, 4 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Weights and Measures
Act

In section 2 definition of “Minister” repeal “whom Privy Council
may appoint” and replace it with “who may be appointed”

Weights and Measures
Act

In section 3(1), 16 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Westpac Bank of Tonga
Act

In section 7(1)(ii) repeal “in Council”


Wharves Act In section 5, 16 repeal “His Majesty the King may from time to

time by Order in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet may by
Order”

Wharves Act In section 5 repeal “in Council”


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Column 2
How amended


Diseases of Plants
Regulations

In regulations 59 and 63 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


Medical Services
(Detained Patients)
Regulations

In regulation 3 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet”


Medical Services
Regulations

In regulation 2 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs


National Reserve Bank of
Tonga (Currency)
Regulations

In regulation 10(1) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it
with “Cabinet”


Pensions Regulations In regulations 1, 4, 7, 18, 22 and 23(6) repeal “Privy Council” and

replace it with “Cabinet”

Petroleum Mining
Regulations

In regulations 4 and 58(3) repeal “His Majesty in Council” and
replace it with “Cabinet”

Petroleum Mining
Regulations

In regulation 60, repeal “His Majesty's”


Petroleum Regulations In regulation 3 definition of “protected works” repeal “His

Majesty in Council” and replace it with “Cabinet”

Prison Rules In rules 192 and 194 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace

it with “Cabinet” wherever it occurs
Prison Rules In Schedule 2 repeal “His Majesty in Council” and replace it with

“Cabinet”

Tongan National Passport
Fees Notice

In sections 1, 2 and 3 repeal “Privy Council” and replace it with
“Cabinet” wherever it occurs






Passed in the Legislative Assembly this 22nd day of September 2010.

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