Short Titles Act 1892
|Long title||An Act to facilitate the Citation of sundry Acts of Parliament.|
|Citation||55 & 56 Vict c 10|
|Introduced by||The Lord Chancellor|
|Royal assent||20 May 1892|
|Commencement||20 May 1892|
|Repealed||20 July 1896|
|Repealed by||The Short Titles Act 1896, s 4|
The Short Titles Act 1892 (55 & 56 Vict c 10) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It authorised the citation of earlier Acts by short titles and collective titles. It is replaced by the Short Titles Act 1896.
The statutes which were given short titles by this Act were passed between 1351 and 1881.
The Bill for this Act was described as "a very useful measure". Courtney Ilbert said that the Act proved useful both by facilitating reference to statutes and by reducing the length and cost of legal documents that involved references to statutes.
- The Public General Acts passed in the fifty-fifth and fifty-sixth years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. HMSO. London. 1892. Pages 12 to 118.
- HL Deb vol 1, cols 413, 1463 and 1464 and 1760, vol 2, cols 265, 456 and 608, vol 4, col 339 and 485, HC Deb vol 2, col 1303, vol 3, cols 138, 1275 to 1277, 1718 to 1720 and 1865.
- The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 2 of this Act. Due to the repeal of this Act, it is now authorised, for the United Kingdom, by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978, and, for the Republic of Ireland, by section 3 of the Short Titles Act 1896.
- HL Deb vol 1, col 413
- The Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793
- Halsbury's Statutes. Fourth Edition. 2008 Reissue. Volume 41. Page 705.
- (1892) 27 The Law Journal 159
- (1893) 26 Irish Law Times and Solicitors Journal 159
- Ilbert, C P. Legislative Methods and Forms. Oxford. 1901. Reprinted by the Lawbook Exchange Ltd. 2008. Pages 75 and 76. Digitized copy from Google Books.
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