Short Titles Act

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Short Titles Act (with its variations) is a stock short title used for legislation in Ireland and the United Kingdom which confers short titles on a large number of earlier pieces of legislation. The Bill for an Act with this short title will have been known as a Short Titles Bill during its passage through Parliament.

Halsbury's Laws said that Short Titles Acts are law reform Acts.[1]

List[edit]

Ireland[edit]

The Short Titles Act 1962

The Short Titles Acts 1896 to 2007 is the collective title of the Short Titles Act 1896, the Short Titles Act 1962, and sections 4 to 7 and 10(2) of, and in so far as it relates to section 4, Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 2007.[2]

The Short Titles Acts 1896 to 2009 is the collective title of the Short Titles Acts 1896 to 2007 and sections 4 and 5 and 7(2) of, and in so far as it relates to section 4, Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 2009.[3]

The Short Titles Acts 1896 to 2012 is the collective title of the Short Titles Acts 1896 to 2009 and sections 4 and 5 and 8(3) of, and in so far as it relates to section 4, Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 2012.[4]

United Kingdom[edit]

The Short Titles Act 1892 (55 & 56 Vict. c. 10)
The Short Titles Act 1896 (59 & 60 Vict. c. 14)
The Short Titles Act (Northern Ireland) 1951 (c. 1) (N.I.)[5]

See also[edit]

List of short titles

References[edit]

  1. ^ Halsbury's Laws of England. Fourth Edition. Reissue. Butterworths. London. 1995. Volume 44(1). Paragraph 1224 at page 722.
  2. ^ The Statute Law Revision Act 2007, section 10(2)
  3. ^ The Statute Law Revision Act 2009, section 7(2)
  4. ^ The Statute Law Revision Act 2012, section 8(3)
  5. ^ BAILII