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Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 (c.32)
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Click to open 14. Interpretation.
(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires
[F1 county court limit means the [ F2 amount which for the time being is the county court limit for the purposes of section 15 of the County Courts Act 1984], or in Northern Ireland the current amount mentioned in [ F3 Article 10(1) of the County Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1980],]
enactment includes an enactment contained in an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland or an Order in Council made under the M1 Northern Ireland (Temporary Provisions) Act 1972, or in a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly,
goods includes all chattels personal other than things in action and money,
High Court includes the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland.
(2) References in this Act to any enactment include references to that enactment as amended, extended or applied by or under that or any other enactment.
Amendments (Textual)
Definition in s. 14(1) omitted (E.W.) (01.07.1991) by virtue of S.I.1991/724, art. 2(8), Sch. Pt.I (with art. 12).
Words substituted by County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28, SIF 34), s. 148(1), Sch. 2 para. 66
Words substituted by S.I. 1980/397 (N.I. 3), art. 68(2), Sch. 1 Pt. II
Marginal Citations
1972 c. 22.
Click to open 16. Extent and application to the Crown.
Extent and application to the Crown.
(1) Section 15 shall extend to Scotland, but otherwise this Act shall not extend to Scotland.
(2) This Act, except section 15, extends to Northern Ireland.
(3) This Act shall bind the Crown, but as regards the Crowns liability in tort shall not bind the Crown further than the Crown is made liable in tort by the M2 Crown Proceedings Act 1947.
Marginal Citations
1947 c. 44.
Click to open 17. Short title, etc.
Short title, etc.
(1) This Act may be cited as the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977.
(2) This Act shall come into force on such day as the Lord Chancellor may by order contained in a statutory instrument appoint, and such an order may appoint different dates for different provisions or for different purposes.
(3) Schedule 2 to this Act contains transitional provisions.
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
Power of appointment conferred by s. 17(2) fully exercised ; S.I. 1977/1910, 1978/627 and 1980/2024

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