Meeting of Parliament Act 1694
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|Long title||An Act for the frequent Meeting and calling of Parliaments.|
|Citation||6 & 7 Will & Mary c 2|
|Revised text of statute as amended|
This Act required parliament to meet annually and to hold general elections once every three years.
This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.
Sections 3 and 4 were repealed by the Statute Law Revision Act 1867.
- Halsbury's Statutes,
- John Raithby (editor). The Statutes of the Realm. 1819. Volume 6. Page 510. Digitised copy from British History Online.
- 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.
- 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".
- David Oswald Dykes. Source Book of Constitutional History from 1660. Longmans, Green and co. 1930. Page 179.
- British History Online.
- The Chronological Table of the Statutes, 1235 - 2010. The Stationery Office. 2011. ISBN 978-0-11-840509-6. Part I. Page 70, read with pages viii and x.
- The Meeting of Parliament Act 1694, as amended, from the National Archives.
- List of repeals in the Republic of Ireland from the Irish Statute Book
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