The British Coal Corporation (Change of Quorum) Regulations 1997

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Published: 1997-06-25

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1588

COAL INDUSTRY
The British Coal Corporation (Change of Quorum) Regulations 1997

Made
25th June 1997

Laid before Parliament
26th June 1997

Coming into force
1st July 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(7) of the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946(1) and now vested in him(2) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as The British Coal Corporation (Change of Quorum) Regulations 1997 and shall come into force on 1st July 1997.

Amendment to the Coal Industry Nationalisation (National Coal Board) Regulations 1946

2.  In regulation 4 (Quorum) of the Coal Industry Nationalisation (National Coal Board)(3) Regulations 1946(4):—

for the word “three” there shall be substituted “two”.

John Battle,
Minister of State for Science, Energy and Industry,
Department of Trade and Industry
25th June 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend regulation 4 (Quorum) of the Coal Industry Nationalisation (National Coal Board) Regulations 1946 (as amended by The British Coal Corporation (Change of Quorum) Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/1506)) by substituting a quorum of two for the quorum of three required at a meeting of the British Coal Corporation.


(1)
1946 c. 59.

(2)
S.I. 1969/1498, S.I. 1970/1537, S.I. 1974/692, S.I. 1992/1314.

(3)
Section 1(3) of the Coal Industry Act 1987, c. 3. provides that for any reference to the National Coal Board in any instrument there shall, as respects any time after 5 March 1987, be substituted a reference to the British Coal Corporation.

(4)
S.R. & O. 1946 No. 1094, to which relevant amendments were made by S.I. 1995/1506.
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