Short title

The title by which an act or measure is usually known.

This is the title by which an Act or Measure is usually known. It is to be distinguished from the long title, which sets out the purposes of the legislation.

For example, the Petroleum Act 1998 (short title) has a long title that reads:

‘An Act to consolidate certain enactments about petroleum, offshore installations and submarine pipelines.’

 

 

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