Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919

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The Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919[1]
Long title An Act to continue and extend the provisions of the Aliens Restriction Act, 1914.
Chapter 9 & 10 Geo 5 c 92
Dates
Royal Assent 23 December 1919
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act 1919 (9 & 10 Geo 5 c 92) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom originally aimed at continuing and extending the provisions of the Aliens Restriction Act 1914 and to deal with former enemy aliens after the end of the First World War.

After subsequent amendment and repeal, what remains comprises section 3 on sedition and promoting industrial unrest, section 6 on the civil service, section 8 on juries, section 13 on offences and penalties, and section 16 giving the short title.

Section 1 - Continuance of emergency powers[edit]

This section was repealed by section 34(1) of, and Schedule 6 to, the Immigration Act 1971.

Section 2 - Extension of powers[edit]

Section 2(1) was repealed by section 34(1) of, and Schedule 6 to, the Immigration Act 1971.

Section 2(2) was repealed by Part V of the Schedule to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971.

Section 3 - Incitement to sedition, etc[edit]

In 1977, the Law Commission recommended that this section be repealed.[2]

The words "a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale" are prospectively substituted for the words "imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months" in section 3(2) by paragraph 153 of Schedule 32 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

Section 4 - Pilotage certificates[edit]

This section was repealed by section 52(2) of, and Part II of Schedule 7 to, the Merchant Shipping Act 1979.

Section 5 - Employment of aliens in ships of the mercantile marine[edit]

This section was repealed by section 101(4) of, and Schedule 5 to, the Merchant Shipping Act 1970.

Section 7 - Restriction of change of name by aliens[edit]

Section 7 was repealed by Part V of the Schedule to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971.

Section 9 - Deportation of former enemy aliens[edit]

This section was repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1927.

Section 10 - Admission of former enemy aliens[edit]

This section was repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1927.

Section 11 - Temporary restriction on acquisition by former enemy aliens of certain kinds of property[edit]

This section was repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1927.

Section 12 - Employment of former enemy aliens in British ships[edit]

This section was repealed by Schedule 2 to the Former Enemy Aliens (Disabilities Removal) Act 1925.

Section 13 - Offences and penalties[edit]

Section 13(3) was repealed by section 34(1) of, and Schedule 6 to, the Immigration Act 1971.

Section 14 - Saving for diplomatic persons, etc[edit]

Section 14(1) was repealed by section 34(1) of, and Schedule 6 to, the Immigration Act 1971.

Section 14(2) was repealed by Part V of the Schedule to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971.

Section 15 - Definitions[edit]

This section was repealed by Part V of the Schedule to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971.

Section 16 - Short title and repeal[edit]

Section 16(2) was repealed by Part V of the Schedule to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 16(1) of this Act.
  2. ^ The Law Commission. Codification of the Criminal Law: Treason, Sedition and Allied Offences. Working Paper No 72. 1977. Paragraphs 89 and 94 and 96(10).

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