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Act of Union (Ireland) 1800

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Irish peers who are not elected to serve as peers, may serve as British commoners, during which time they cannot be elected to serve as peers.E+W+S+N.I.

That any person holding any peerage of Ireland now subsisting, or hereafter to be created, shall not thereby be disqualified from being elected to serve, if he shall so think fit, or from serving, or continuing to serve, if he shall so think fit, for any county, city, or borough . . . F1, in the house of commons of the united kingdom . . . F2, but that so long as such peer of Ireland shall so continue to be a member of the house of commons, he shall not be entitled to the privilege of peerage . . . F3

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F3Words repealed by virtue of repeal by Criminal Justice Act 1948 (c. 58), Sch. 10 Pt. III of s. 1 of this Act so far as it ratifies those words and by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971 (c. 52), Sch. Pt. I

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