Parliamentary Elections (Returns) Act 1695

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The Parliamentary Elections (Returns) Act 1695[1]
Long title An Act to prevent False and Double Returns of Members to Serve in Parliament.[2]
Citation 7 & 8 Will 3 c 7
Status: Repealed

The Parliamentary Elections (Returns) Act 1695 (7 & 8 Will 3 c 7) was an Act of the Parliament of England.

The provisions as to procuring returns in sections 3 and 4 ceased to have effect by virtue of section 74(5) of, and Schedule 11 to, the Representation of the People Act 1948.

The whole Act except section 5 was, and in section 5 the words "and for the more easy and better proof of any such false or double return" and the words from "and that the party" to the end of the section were, repealed by section 80(7) of, and Schedule 13 to, the Representation of the People Act 1948.

The whole Act was repealed by section 175(1) of, and Schedule 9 to, the Representation of the People Act 1949.

The whole Act was repealed for the Republic of Ireland by section 3 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Electoral Act 1963.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".

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