Search Legislation

Mortmain (Repeals) Act (Northern Ireland) 1960

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)

Advanced Features

 Help about advanced features

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the Mortmain (Repeals) Act (Northern Ireland) 1960. Help about Changes to Legislation


Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.


Mortmain (Repeals) Act (Northern Ireland) 1960

1960 CHAPTER 20

An Act to repeal the enactments relating to mortmain.

[20th December 1960]

1Repeal of Mortmain Acts.N.I.

Subs. (1)(2) rep. by 1964 c. 33 (NI); SLR 1973

(3)No right or title to any property shall be defeated or impugned, and no assurance or disposition of property shall be treated as void or voidable, by virtue of any of the enactments set out in the Schedule or of any other enactment relating to mortmain, if at the passing of this Act the possession is in accordance with that right or title or with that assurance or disposition, and no step has been taken to assert a claim by virtue of any such enactment, so, however, that this sub-section shall not validate any assurance or disposition so as to defeat a right or title acquired by adverse possession before the passing of this Act.

(4)Nothing in this Act shall affect any legal proceedings begun before the passing of this Act.

2Short title.N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Mortmain (Repeals) Act (Northern Ireland), 1960.


Schedule rep. by SLR 1973

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources