2. Application of Certain Statutes

(1) The Acts specified in the first column of the Schedule, as and to the extent in force in England at the date of enactment of these Regulations, shall apply and have legal force in, and form part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market—
(a) to the extent specified in the second column thereof and subject to any omissions, insertions and modifications set out in that column;
(b) subject to any amendment thereof (whenever made) pursuant to any Applicable Abu Dhabi Law or an Abu Dhabi Global Market enactment; and
(c) notwithstanding any amendment thereof as part of the law of England made pursuant to an Act or any legislative instrument adopted thereunder at any time after the date of enactment of these Regulations, which amendment shall not apply and have legal force in, or form part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, unless and until an Abu Dhabi Global Market enactment expressly provides that it applies and has legal force in, and forms part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market.
(2) Subsection (1) is subject to any contrary provision in any Applicable Abu Dhabi Law or Abu Dhabi Global Market enactment. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between (a) a provision of any Act applicable in the Abu Dhabi Global Market by virtue of subsection (1), and (b) any provision, rule or principle of any Applicable Abu Dhabi Law or Abu Dhabi Global Market enactment, the latter shall prevail.
(3) In relation to any Act specified in the Schedule, unless the context otherwise requires or unless specified otherwise in these Regulations—
(a) any reference to England, England and Wales, Great Britain or the United Kingdom shall be read as a reference to the Abu Dhabi Global Market, and "English", "British" and related expressions shall be construed accordingly;
(b) any reference in such Act to a provision of any other Act shall be read as a reference to such provision as applied and having legal force in, and forming part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market;
(c) any reference in an Abu Dhabi Global Market enactment to such Act shall be read as a reference to such Act as applied and having legal force in, and forming part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market;
(d) any references to the "High Court" or the "County Court" shall be read as references to the Court;
(e) the words "statute" or "enactment" shall be read as referring to any of (i) an Applicable Abu Dhabi Law, (ii) an Abu Dhabi Global Market enactment, or (iii) any other Act applied and having legal force in, and forming part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market pursuant to these Regulations, and "statutory" and like expressions shall be construed accordingly;
(f) where, as of the date of enactment of these Regulations, any provision of such Act stands repealed in relation to England, it shall not apply and have legal force in, and form part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, notwithstanding that (i) the repeal is, in England, subject to any savings or transitional provisions, (ii) the repealed provision is not specifically omitted in the Schedule, and (iii) the provision of the repealing Act (or of any legislative instrument adopted thereunder) that effects the repeal is omitted by the Schedule or does not, pursuant to the Schedule, apply and have legal force in, and form part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market;
(g) where, as of the date of enactment of these Regulations, any provision of such Act has been modified or inserted into such Act by a provision of another Act (or of any legislative instrument adopted thereunder) and the first provision is, pursuant to the Schedule, applied and has legal force in, and forms part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, it shall do so (or do so with such modification, if applicable) even if the second provision does not, pursuant to the Schedule, apply and have legal force in, and form part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market and even if the second provision is omitted pursuant to the Schedule;
(h) any references to (i) Scotland or Northern Ireland, or (ii) any Act relating solely to Scotland or Northern Ireland (including to any legislative instrument which relates solely to Scotland or Northern Ireland), shall be disregarded;
(i) any provisions relating only to Scotland or Northern Ireland shall be disregarded;
(j) any references to "land" or "real property" shall be read as references to "real property", as defined in the Real Property Regulations 2015;
(k) any reference to "mortgage" in relation to land shall be read as a reference to "mortgage", as defined in the Real Property Regulations 2015;
(l) any reference to a "personal representative" shall be read as a reference to the legal heir or representative of a deceased person; and
(m) any reference in such Act to any provision of such Act that is omitted pursuant to the Schedule shall also be omitted.
(4) Except as provided in these Regulations, no Act shall apply and have legal force in, or form part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market.
(5) The Board may in any manner it thinks fit publish copies of the Acts which apply and have legal force in, and form part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market reflecting such revisions as are made by these Regulations.
(6) The copies of Acts published in accordance with subsection (5) shall, in the Court and for all purposes related to determining the law of the Abu Dhabi Global Market, be treated as authentic texts of those Acts as applicable and having legal force in, and forming part of the law of, the Abu Dhabi Global Market.