GENERAL RULES OF CONSTRUCTION
Construction of references to repealed enactments
8. (1) Where this Act, or any [Act of Parliament] or Regulation made after the commencement of this Act, repeals and re-enacts, with or without modification, any provision of a former enactment, then references in any other enactment or in any instrument to the provision so repealed shall, unless a different intention appears, be construed as references to the provision so re-enacted.
(2) [Omitted by Article 9 of the General Clauses (Amendment) Order, 1972 (President's Order No. 147 of 1972).]
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