Statute Law Revision Act, 1950 (UK)

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Date: 1950-05-23
By: George VI
Citation: Statute Law Revision Act, 1950 (UK), 14 Geo VI, c 6, reprinted in RSC 1985, App II, No. 34.
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14 George VI, c. 6 (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 and for facilitating
the publication of Revised Editions of the

[23rd May 1950]

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specific repeal, or have, by lapse of time or otherwise, become unnecessary, should be expressly and specifically repealed.

Be it therefore enacted by the King’s most 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.(1) The enactments of the Parliaments of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom described in the First Schedule to this Act,the enactments of the Irish Parliament passed before the commencement of the Union with Ireland Act, 1800, described in the Second Schedule to this Act, and the enactments of the Church Assembly described in the Third Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed, subject to the provisions of this Act and subject to the exceptions and qualifications in the said schedules mentioned; and every part of a title, preamble, or recital specified after the words “in part, namely,” in connection with an Act mentioned in the said schedules 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:


6. This Act may be cited as the Statute Law Revision Act, 1950.



Enactments of the Parliament of England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom

Reign and
30 & 31 Vict.:
c. 3—
Constitution Act, 1867,
In part, namely,—
Section one hundred and eighteen


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