Statute Law Revision Act 1888

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The Statute Law Revision Act 1888[1]
Act of Parliament
Long title An Act for further promoting the Revision of the Statute Law by repealing superfluous expressions of enactment, and enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary.
Citation 51 & 52 Vict c 3
Territorial extent United Kingdom

After 1922:
United Kingdom
Republic of Ireland
Royal assent 27 March 1888
Repealed 16 November 1989 (UK only)
Other legislation
Repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1989 (UK only)
Relates to Statute Law Revision Act 2007 (Republic of Ireland)
Status: Repealed

The Statute Law Revision Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict c 3) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

This Act was repealed by section 1(1) of, and Part XI of Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1989.

This Act was retained for the Republic of Ireland by section 2(2)(a) of, and Part 4 of Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 2007.


Parts I and II of the Schedule were repealed by section 1 of, and the Schedule to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1908.

See also[edit]


  • Halsbury's Statutes,
  • The Public General Acts passed in the fifty-first and fifty-second years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. HMSO. London. 1888. Pages 13 to 111.
  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 2 of this Act.

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