Penal Servitude Act

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Penal Servitude Act is a stock short title which was used in the United Kingdom for legislation relating to penal servitude. The abolition of penal servitude has rendered this short title obsolete in that country.

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The Penal Servitude Act 1853 (16 & 17 Vict. c.99) (repealed by the Criminal Justice Act 1948, s.83(3) & Sch.10, Pt.I)
The Penal Servitude Act 1857 (20 & 21 Vict. c.3) (short title: 1896) Legislation.gov.uk
The Penal Servitude Act 1864 (27 & 28 Vict. c.47)
The Penal Servitude Act 1891 (54 & 55 Vict. c.69) (short title: 1896) Legislation.gov.uk
The Penal Servitude Act 1926 (16 & 17 Geo 5 c 58) (repealed by the Criminal Justice Act 1948, s.83(3) & Sch.10, Pt.I)

The Penal Servitude Acts 1853 to 1891 is the collective title of the Penal Servitude Act 1853, the Penal Servitude Act 1857, the Penal Servitude Act 1864 and the Penal Servitude Act 1891.[1]

See also[edit]

List of short titles

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Short Titles Act 1896, section 2(1) and the second schedule; this collective title was formerly authorised by section 11 of the Penal Servitude Act 1891