Statute Law Revision Act, 1927 - Enactment No. 5

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Statute Law Revision Act, 1927, 17-18 Geo. V, c. 42 (U.K.)

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

[22nd December 1927]

Whereas it is expedient that certain enactments which may be regarded as spent, or have ceased to be in force otherwise than by express specific repeal by Parliament, or have, by lapse of time or otherwise, become unnecessary, should be expressly and specifically repealed;

Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this Present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:--

  • 1.Enactments in schedule repealed

    The enactments described in Parts I and II of the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed, subject to the provisions of this Act and subject to the exceptions and qualifications in the said schedule mentioned; and every part of a title, preamble, or recital specified after the words "in part, namely," in connexion with an Act mentioned in the said schedule may be omitted from any revised edition of the statutes published by authority after the passing of this Act, and there may be added in the said edition such brief statement of the Acts, officers, persons, and things mentioned in the title, preamble, or recital, as may in consequence of such omission appear necessary:

  • 4. Short title and extent

    (1) This Act may be cited as the Statute Law Revision Act, 1927.



Reign and Chapter

Short Title

5 & 6 Geo. 5.: c.45.

The British Noth America Act, 1915.
In part, namely -
Section one, subsection (2).

6 & 7 Geo. 5.: c. 19.

The British North America Act, 1916

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