Statute Law Revision Act 1953

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The Statute Law Revision Act 1953[1]
Long title An Act for further promoting the Revision of the Statute Law by repealing Enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary and by correcting certain errors in the First Schedule to the Statute Law Revision Act, 1950, and for facilitating the publication of Revised Editions of the Statutes.
Citation 2 & 3 Eliz 2 c 5
Royal assent 18 December 1953
Commencement 18 December 1953[2]
Status: Amended

The Statute Law Revision Act 1953 (2 & 3 Eliz 2 c 5) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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

The enactments which were repealed (whether for the whole or any part of the United Kingdom) by this Act were repealed so far as they extended to the Isle of Man[4] on 25 July 1991.[5]

The effect of this Act is set out in the Report of the Joint Committee on Consolidation and Statute Law Revision Bills, with the proceedings and minutes of evidence, dated 19 November 1953.[6]

Section 1 - Repeal of enactments[edit]

This section was repealed for the United Kingdom by Group 1 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

Section 2 - Application of repealed enactments in local courts[edit]

The words "to the court of the county palatine of Lancaster or" in this section were repealed by section 56(4) of, and Part II of Schedule 11 to, the Courts Act 1971. This section was repealed by section 32(4) of, and Part V of Schedule 5 to, the Administration of Justice Act 1977.

Section 4 - Provisions relating to Northern Ireland[edit]

Section 4(1) was repealed by section 41(1) of, and Part 1 of Schedule 6 to, the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973.

Schedules 1 to 3[edit]

Schedules 1 to 3 were repealed by section 1 of, and Part XI of the Schedule to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1974.

Schedule 4 - Omissions from First Schedule to the Statute Law Revision Act, 1950, by virtue of s. 3 of this Act[edit]

The entry relating to section 22 of the Naval Volunteers Act 1853 was repealed by section 1 of, and Part XI of the Schedule to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1974.

The entry relating to the Agricultural Development Act 1939 was repealed by section 36(1)(a) of, and Part I of the Schedule to, the Agriculture Act 1957.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 5 of this Act.
  2. ^ The Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793
  3. ^ The Chronological Table of the Statutes, 1235 - 2010. The Stationery Office. 2011. ISBN 978-0-11-840509-6. Part 1. Page 866, read with pages viii and x.
  4. ^ The Statute Law Revision (Isle of Man) Act 1991, sections 1(1) and 2(2) and Schedule 1
  5. ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 4(b)
  6. ^ John Burke (General Editor). Current Law Statutes Annotated 1953. Sweet & Maxwell, Stevens and sons. London. 1953. W Green & Son. Edinburgh. 1953.

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