ADAPTATION OF BRITISH ENACTMENTS BILL. - APPLICATION OF STATUTORY RULES, ORDERS, AND REGULATIONS.

14. —(1) Every interpretation adaptation or modification made by this Act in the construction or application of any British Statute shall apply to every order, rule and regulation made under such statute and having the force of law in Saorstát Eireann, and every such order, rule and regulation shall be construed and interpreted in conformity with the British Statute (as applied, adapted or modified by or under this Act) under which the same is made.
(2) Whenever any power is given by this Act of applying, interpreting, adapting or modifying any British Statute, such power shall extend and apply to every order, rule or regulation made under such Statute and having the force of law in Saorstát Eireann.

There is another amendment (22) to Section 14. It is:—"Immediately after Sub-section (2), and before the next section, insert:—If any question shall arise as to which Minister, Department, Authority or official exercises in Saorstát Eireann functions the same as, or corresponding to, the functions exercised at the date of such deed, contract or agreement as is mentioned in this section, by any Minister, Department, Authority or official of the late British Government in Ireland, or of the late Provisional Government of Ireland, as the case may be, such question shall be determined by the President of the Executive Council whose decision shall be final and binding on all parties."

Amendment agreed to.
Motion made and question put: "That Section as amended stand part of the Bill."
Agreed.