Bridges Act 1702

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The Bridges Act 1702[1]
Long title An Act to explain and alter the Act made in the two and twentieth year of King Henry the Eighth concerning the repairing and amending of Bridges in the Highways and for repealing an Act made in the Twenty third year of Queen Elizabeth for the re-edifying of Cardiffe Bridge in the County of Glamorgan and also for changing the[clarification needed] of Election of the Wardens and Assistants of Rochester Bridge.[2]
Citation 1 Anne c 12
Status: Repealed

The Bridges Act 1702 (1 Anne c 12) was an Act of the Parliament of England.

Section 2 ceased to have effect by virtue of section 311 of, and Schedule 23 to, the Highways Act 1959.

The whole Act was repealed by section 312(2) of, and Schedule 25 to, the Highways Act 1959, subject to section 42(1) of that Act.

The repeal effected by section 312(2) of the Highways Act 1959 was extended to the whole of Greater London by section 16(2) of, and parargraph 70 of Schedule 6 to, the London Government Act 1963.

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  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 5 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1948. 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 2 to the Statute Law Revision Act 1948, which is headed "Title".