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The Act of 6 Anne 1706

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The Act of 6 Anne 1706

1706 CHAPTER 8 6 Ann

F1X1An Act for securing the Church of England as by Law established.

Recital of Stat. 3 & 4 Ann. c. 6.§13. Reasons for passing this Act.

Whereas by an Act made in the Session of Parliament held in the Third and Fourth Year of Her Majesties Reign whereby Her Majesty was impowered to appoint Commissioners under the Great Seal of England to treat with Commissioners to be authorized by the Parliament of Scotland concerning an Union of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland It is provided and enacted That the Commissioners to be named in pursuance of the said Act should not treat of or concerning any Alteration of the Liturgy Rites Ceremonies Discipline or Government of the Church as by Law established within this Realm And whereas certain Commissioners appointed by Her Majesty in pursuance of the said Act and also other Commissioners nominated by Her Majesty by the Authority of the Parliament of Scotland have met and agreed upon a Treaty of Union of the said Kingdoms which Treaty is now under the Consideration of this present Parliament And whereas the said Treaty (with some Alterations therein made) is ratified and approved by Act of Parliament in Scotland and the said Act of Ratification is by Her Majesties Royal Command laid before the Parliament of this Kingdom And whereas it is reasonable and necessary that the true Protestant Religion professed and established by Law in the Church of England and the Doctrine Worship Discipline and Government thereof should be effectually and unalterably secured

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X1This Act is Chapter V. 5 & 6 Ann in the Common printed Editions

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C1Act confirmed by Union with Scotland Act 1706 (c. 11), s. 5

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