Simony Act 1688

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The Simony Act 1688[1]
Long title An Act that the Simoniacall Promotion of one Person may not prejudice another.[2]
Citation 1 Will & Mary c 16
Revised text of statute as amended

The Simony Act 1688 (1 Will & Mary c 16) is an Act of the Parliament of England.

This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.[3]

Section 2[edit]

This section, from "bee it" to "aforesaid that" was repealed by section 1(1) of, and Part I of the Schedule to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1888.

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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".
  3. ^ The Chronological Table of the Statutes, 1235 - 2010. The Stationery Office. 2011. ISBN 978-0-11-840509-6. Part I. Page 68, read with pages viii and x.

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