Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969

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The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969[1]
Long title An Act to promote the reform of the statute law by the repeal, in accordance with recommendations of the Law Commission, of certain enactments which (except in so far as their effect is preserved) are no longer of practical utility, and by making other provision in connection with the repeal of those enactments.
Chapter 1969 c 52
Dates
Royal Assent 22 October 1969
Commencement 1 January 1970[2]
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969 (c 52) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

It implemented recommendations contained in the first report on statute law revision[3] made by the Law Commission.

The enactments which were repealed (whether for the whole or any part of the United Kingdom) by this Act were repealed so far as they extended to the Isle of Man[4] on 25 July 1991.[5]

Section 1 - Repeal of enactments[edit]

This section was repealed by Group 2 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

Section 2 - Advowsons[edit]

Section 2(3) was repealed by Group 2 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

Section 4 - Savings[edit]

Section 4(3) was repealed by section 6(3) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Church of England (Worship and Doctrine) Measure 1974 (No. 3).

Section 5 - Provisions relating to Northern Ireland[edit]

The words "and so much of this Act as repeals the enactments mentioned in Parts III and IV of the Schedule", in section 5(1), were repealed by Group 2 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

The words from "but" onwards in section 5(1), and the words from "and" onwards in section 5(2), were repealed by section 41(1)(a) of, and Part I of Schedule 6 to, the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973.

Section 6 - Application to Channel Island and Isle of Man[edit]

This section was repealed by Group 2 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

Schedule - Enactments repealed[edit]

The Schedule was repealed by Group 2 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 7(1) of this Act.
  2. ^ The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969, section 7(2)
  3. ^ The Law Commission. Statute Law Revision: First Report. Law Com 22. Cmnd 4052. HMSO. London. May 1969.
  4. ^ The Statute Law Revision (Isle of Man) Act 1991, sections 1(1) and 2(2) and Schedule 1
  5. ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 4(b)

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