Statute Law Revision Act, 1927

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17.-18 George V, c. 42 (U.K.)

An Act for further promoting the Revision of
the Statute Law by repealing Enactments
which have ceased to be in force or have
become unnecessary

[22nd December 1927]


Whereas it is expedient that certain enactments which may be regarded as spent, or have ceased to be in force otherwise than by express specific repeal by Parliament, or have, by lapse of time or otherwise, become unnecessary, should be expressly and specifically repealed;

Be it therefore enacted by the Kingfs rnost Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this Present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1. The enactments described in Parts I and II of the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed, subject to the provisions of this Act and subject to the exceptions and qualifications in the said schedule mentioned; and every part of a title, preamble, or recital specified after the words “in part, namely,” in connexion with an Act mentioned in the said schedule may be omitted from any revised edition of the statutes published by authority after the passing of this Act, and there may be added in the said edition such brief statement of the Acts, officers, persons, and things mentioned in the title, preamble, or recital, as may in consequence of such omission appear necessary:

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4. (1) This Act may be cited as the Statute Revision Act, 1927.

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SCHEDULE

REPEALS

Reign and
Chapter
Short Title
5 & 6 Geo. 5:
c. 45
Constitution Act, 1915
In part namely,—
Section one, subsection (2).
6 & 7 Geo. 5:
c. 19
The British North America Act, 1916.

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