Advowsons Act 1708

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The Advowsons Act 1708[1]
Long title An Act to preserve the Rights of Patrons to Advowsons.[2]
Citation 7 Ann c 18
Status: Repealed

The Advowsons Act 1708 (7 Ann c 18) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain.

Advowson is the right to nominate someone to a bishop to be appointed as minister to a particular church.

The whole Act was repealed by section 1 of, and Part II of the Schedule to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969.


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 1 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Short Titles Act 1896. Due to the repeal of those provisions, it is now authorised by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
  2. ^ These words are printed against this Act in the second column of Schedule 1 to the Short Titles Act 1896, which is headed "Title".