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Criminal Law Act 1967

1967 CHAPTER 58

An Act to amend the law of England and Wales by abolishing the division of crimes into felonies and misdemeanours and to amend and simplify the law in respect of matters arising from or related to that division or the abolition of it; to do away (within or without England and Wales) with certain obsolete crimes together with the torts of maintenance and champerty; and for purposes connected therewith.

[21st July 1967]

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Felony and Misdemeanour

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E1Subject to s. 11(2)-(4) this Part shall not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland see s. 11(1)

1 Abolition of distinction between felony and misdemeanour.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)All distinctions between felony and misdemeanour are hereby abolished.

(2)Subject to the provisions of this Act, on all matters on which a distinction has previously been made between felony and misdemeanour, including mode of trial, the law and practice in relation to all offences cognisable under the law of England and Wales (including piracy) shall be the law and practice applicable at the commencement of this Act in relation to misdemeanour.

[F12 Arrest without warrant. E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The powers of summary arrest conferred by the following subsections shall apply to offences for which the sentence is fixed by law or for which a person (not previously convicted) may under or by virtue of any enactment be sentenced to imprisonment for a term of five years [F2(or might be so sentenced but for the restrictions imposed by [F3section 33 of the Magistrates’Courts Act 1980)]] and to attempts to committ any such offence; and in this Act, including any amendment made by this Act in any other enactment, “arrestable offence” means any such offence or attempt.

[F4The said restrictions are those which apply where, in pursuance of [F5subsection (2) of section 22 of the said Act of 1980] (certain offences to be tried summarily if value involved is small) a magistrates’ court summarily convicts a person of a scheduled offence within the meaning of [F6the said section 22].]

(2)Any person may arrest without warrant anyone who is, or whom he, with reasonable cause, suspects to be, in the act of committing an arrestable offence.

(3)Where an arrestable offence has been committed, any person may arrest without warrant anyone who is, or whom he, with reasonable cause, suspects to be, guilty of the offence.

(4)Where a constable, with reasonable cause, suspects that an arrestable offence has been committed, he may arrest without warrant anyone whom he, with reasonable cause, suspects to be guilty of the offence.

(5)A constable may arrest without warrant any person who is, or whom he, with reasonable cause, suspects to be, about to commit an arrestable offence.

(6)For the purpose of arresting a person under any power conferred by this section a constable may enter (if need be, by force) and search any place where that person is or where the constable, with reasonable cause, suspects him to be.

(7)This section shall not . . . F7 prejudice any power of arrest conferred by law apart from this section.]

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3Use of force in making arrest, etc.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)A person may use such force as is reasonable in the circumstances in the prevention of crime, or in effecting or assisting in the lawful arrest of offenders or suspected offenders or of persons unlawfully at large.

(2)Subsection (1) above shall replace the rules of the common law on the question when force used for a purpose mentioned in the subsection is justified by that purpose.

4Penalties for assisting offenders.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Where a person has committed an arrestable offence, any other person who, knowing or believing him to be guilty of the offence or of some other arrestable offence, does without lawful authority or reasonable excuse any act with intent to impede his apprehension or prosecution shall be guilty of an offence.

[F8(1A)In this section and section 5 below “arrestable offence” has the meaning assigned to it by section 24 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.]

(2)If on the trial of an indictment for an arrestable offence the jury are satisfied that the offence charged (or some other offence of which the accused might on that charge be found guilty) was committed, but find the accused not guilty of it, they may find him guilty of any offence under subsection (1) above of which they are satisfied that he is guilty in relation to the offence charged (or that other offence).

(3)A person committing an offence under subsection (1) above with intent to impede another person’s apprehension or prosecution shall on conviction on indictment be liable to imprisonment according to the gravity of the other person’s offence, as follows:—

(a)if that offence is one for which the sentence is fixed by law, he shall be liable to imprisonment for not more than ten years;

(b)if it is one for which a person (not previously convicted) may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term of fourteen years, he shall be liable to imprisonment for not more than seven years;

(c)if it is not one included above but is one for which a person (not previously convicted) may be sentenced to imprisonment for a term of ten years, he shall be liable to imprisonment for not more than five years;

(d)in any other case, he shall be liable to imprisonment for not more than three years.

(4)No proceedings shall be instituted for an offence under subsection (1) above except by or with the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions: . . . F9

(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10

(6). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11

(7). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F12

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5 Penalties for concealing offences or giving false information.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Where a person has committed an arrestable offence, any other person who, knowing or believing that the offence or some other arrestable offence has been committed, and that he has information which might be of material assistance in securing the prosecution or conviction of an offender for it, accepts or agrees to accept for not disclosing that information any consideration other than the making good of loss or injury caused by the offence, or the making of reasonable compensation for that loss or injury, shall be liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for not more that two years.

(2)Where a person causes any wasteful employment of the police by knowingly making to any person a false report tending to show that an offence has been committed, or to give rise to apprehension for the safety of any persons or property, or tending to show that he has information material to any police inquiry, he shall be liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for not more than six months or to a fine of not more than two hundred pounds or to both.

(3)No proceedings shall be instituted for an offence under this section except by or with the consent of the Director of Public Prosecutions.

(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F13

(5)The compounding of an offence other than treason shall not be an offence otherwise than under this section.

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C3S. 5 restricted (28.7.1998) by 1998 c. 35, s. 14(2)(c); S.I. 1998/1858, art.2.

6 Trial of offences.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Where a person is arraigned on an indictment—

(a)he shall in all cases be entitled to make a plea of not guilty in addition to any demurrer or special plea;

(b)he may plead not guilty of the offence specifically charged in the indictment but guilty of another offence of which he might be found guilty on that indictment;

(c)if he stands mute of malice or will not answer directly to the indictment, the court may order a plea of not guilty to be entered on his behalf, and he shall then be treated as having pleaded not guilty.

(2)On an indictment for murder a person found not guilty of murder may be found guilty—

(a)of manslaughter, or of causing grievous bodily harm with intent to do so; or

(b)of any offence of which he may be found guilty under an enactment specifically so providing, or under section 4(2) of this Act; or

(c)of an attempt to commit murder, or of an attempt to commit any other offence of which he might be found guilty;

but may not be found guilty of any offence not included above.

(3)Where, on a person’s trial on indictment for any offence except treason or murder, the jury find him not guilty of the offence specifically charged in the indictment, but the allegations in the indictment amount to or include (expressly or by implication) an allegation of another offence falling within the jurisdiction of the court of trial, the jury may find him guilty of that other offence or of an offence of which he could be found guilty on an indictment specifically charging that other offence.

(4)For purposes of subsection (3) above any allegation of an offence shall be taken as including an allegation of attempting to commit that offence; and where a person is charged on indictment with attempting to commit an offence or with any assault or other act preliminary to an offence, but not with the completed offence, then (subject to the discretion of the court to discharge the jury with a view to the preferment of an indictment for the completed offence) he may be convicted of the offence charged notwithstanding that he is shown to be guilty of the completed offence.

(5)Where a person arraigned on an indictment pleads not guilty of an offence charged in the indictment but guilty of some other offence of which he might be found guilty on that charge, and he is convicted on that plea of guilty without trial for the offence of which he has pleaded not guilty, then (whether or not the two offences are separately charged in distinct counts) his conviction of the one offence shall be an acquittal of the other.

(6)Any power to bring proceedings for an offence by criminal information in the High Court is hereby abolished.

(7)Subsections (1) to (3) above shall apply to an indictment containing more than one count as if each count were a separate indictment.

7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F14E+W+S+N.I.

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9 Pardon.E+W+S+N.I.

Nothing in this Act shall affect Her Majesty’s royal prerogative of mercy, but a pardon in respect of any offence if granted by warrant under Her royal sign manual, countersigned by the Secretary of State, shall be of like effect as a pardon under the great seal.

10 Amendments of particular enactments, and repeals.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 2 to this Act shall be amended in accordance with the provisions of that Schedule.

(2)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 3 to this Act (which includes in Part I certain enactments connected with matters in this Part of this Act but already spent, obsolete or redundant apart from this Act) are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

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C5The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

11 Extent of Part I, and provision for Northern Ireland.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Subject to subsections (2) to (4) below, this Part of this Act shall not extend to Scotland or to Northern Ireland.

(2)Subsection (1) above shall not restrict the operation of this Part of this Act—

(a)in so far as it affects—

(i). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F16

(ii)the M1Army Act 1955, the M2Air Force Act 1955 or the M3Naval Discipline Act 1957;or

(iii)section 2 of the Forfeiture Act 1870 or any other enactment or rule of law relating to any parliamentary disqualification or other disability or penal consequence arising from an offence being felony; or

(b)in so far as (by paragraph 10 of Schedule 2) it amends the M4Regimental Debts Act 1893.

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F17

(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F18

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12 Commencement, savings, and other general provisions.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Part of this Act, except in so far as it enlarges the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, shall not come into force until the 1st January 1968; and, in so far as it affects any matter of procedure or evidence or the jurisdiction or powers of any court in relation to offences, it shall have effect in relation to proceedings on indictment for an offence (except as provided by the following subsections) if, but only if, the person charged with the offence is arraigned on or after that day.

(2)Where a person is arraigned after the commencement of this Part of this Act on an indictment for a felony committed before that commencement, then for purposes of his trial on that indictment the offence shall be deemed always to have been a misdemeanour and, notwithstanding that the indictment is framed as an indictment for felony, shall be deemed to be charged as a misdemeanour in the indictment.

(3)On an indictment signed before the commencement of this Part of this Act, a person may be found guilty of any offence of which he could have been found guilty on that indictment if this Part of this Act had not been passed, but not of any other offence; and a person tried by a court-martial ordered or convened before that commencement may be found guilty of any offence of which he could have been found guilty if this Part of this Act had not been passed, but not of any other offence.

(4)Where a person has been tried for or convicted of felony before the commencement of this Part of this Act, the trial or conviction may be proved in any manner in which it could have been proved if this Part of this Act had not been passed.

(5)Subject to any express amendment or repeal made by this Act, the following provisions shall have effect in relation to any Act passed before this Act:—

(a)any enactment creating an offence by directing it to be felony shall be read as directing it to be an offence, and nothing in this Part of this Act shall affect the operation of any reference to an offence in the enactments specially relating to that offence by reason only of the reference being in terms no longer applicable after the commencement of this Part of this Act;

(b)any enactment referring to felonious stealing shall be read as referring merely to stealing;

(c)nothing in this Part of this Act shall affect the punishment provided for an offence by the enactments specially relating to that offence.

(6)In this Part of this Act references to felony shall not be taken as including treason; but the procedure on trials for treason or misprision of treason shall be the same as the procedure as altered by this Act on trials for murder.

(7)Any provision of this Part of this Act relating to proceedings on indictment shall, so far as applicable, apply also to proceedings on an inquisition.

Part IIE+W+S+N.I.Obsolete Crimes

13 Abolition of certain offences, and consequential repeals.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following offences are hereby abolished, that is to say—

(a)any distinct offence under the common law in England and Wales of maintenance (including champerty, but not embracery), challenging to fight, eavesdropping or being a common barrator, a common scold or a common night walker; and

(b)any offence under an enactment mentioned in Part I of Schedule 4 to this Act, to the extent to which the offence depends on any section or part of a section included in the third column of that Schedule.

(2)Accordingly the enactments mentioned in Parts I and II of Schedule 4 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of the Schedule, but subject to the provisions of Part III of the Schedule.

(3)This section shall extend to Northern Ireland only in so far as it relates—

(a)to offences under any Act of the Parliament of Ireland; or

(b)to offences under any other enactment of which the repeal is in Schedule 4 to this Act expressed to extend to Northern Ireland;

and in so far as it repeals any such Act or enactment.

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E2This section shall extend to Northern Ireland only in accordance with s. 11(3)

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C6The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

Part IIIE+W+S+N.I.Supplementary

14 Civil rights in respect of maintenance and champerty.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)No person shall, under the law of England and Wales, be liable in tort for any conduct on account of its being maintenance or champerty as known to the common law, except in the case of a cause of action accruing before this section has effect.

(2)The abolition of criminal and civil liability under the law of England and Wales for maintenance and champerty shall not affect any rule of that law as to the cases in which a contract is to be treated as contrary to public policy or otherwise illegal.

15 Short Title.E+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Criminal Law Act 1967.

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F19F19SCHEDULE 1E+W

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Section 10.

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I. Supplementary Amendments

Adaptations of enactments referring to felonyE+W+S+N.I.

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3(1)In section 28 of the M5Criminal Law Act 1826 (which enables assize courts and, as extended by section 8 of the M6Criminal Justice Administration Act 1851, courts of quarter sessions to award compensation to those active in apprehending persons charged with murder and certain other offences)—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)for the words “superior criminal court of a county palatine or court of great sessions” there shall be substituted the words “or quarter sessions”, and accordingly there shall be omitted the words from “and where any person shall appear to any court of sessions of the peace” to “other courts hereinbefore mentioned”; and

(b)for the words from “murder” to “been stolen” there shall be substituted the words “an arrestable offence” and for the words “any of the said offences” there shall be substituted the words “that offence”.

(2)In section 30 of the M7Criminal Law Act 1826 (which enables compensation to be awarded to the family of anyone killed in trying to apprehend a person charged with an offence mentioned in section 28) for the words “any of the offences hereinbefore last mentioned” there shall be substituted the words “an arrestable offence”.

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C7The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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4In section 8 of the M8Carriers Act 1830 (under which the protection given by that Act to common carriers does not extend to the felonious acts of their servants) for the words “the felonious acts” there shall be substituted the words “any theft, embezzlement or forgery”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C8The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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5In the following enactments (which confer on the police powers of entry into vessels on suspicion of felony), that is to say,—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 34 of the M9Metropolitan Police Act 1839;

(b)section 9 of the M10Canals (Offences) Act 1840;

for the expressions “felony” and “felonies” there shall be substituted the expressions “arrestable offence” and “arrestable offences”; and any enactment for the same or like purposes which is contained in any local or private Act shall be modified as near as may be in the same way.

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6In the following enactments (which provide for the trial of murder or manslaughter where any person dies in a country after being feloniously stricken out of it or vice versa), that is to say,—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 3 of the M11Admiralty Offences (Colonial) Act 1849;

(b)section 1 of the M12Admiralty Offences (Colonial) Act 1860;

(c)section 10 of the M13Offences against the Person Act 1861;

for the word “feloniously”, wherever occurring, there shall be substituted the word “criminally”.

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C9The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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8The following enactments (which make it an offence to make or have gunpowder etc. for the purpose of a felony mentioned in the Act in question, and confer powers of search for such gunpowder etc.), that is to say,—E+W+S+N.I.

(a) . . . F23

. . . F24 sections 64 and 65 of the Offences against the M14Person Act 1861;

shall have effect as if the references to felonies mentioned in the Act included any offence so mentioned for which a person (not previously convicted) may be tried on indictment otherwise than at his own instance.

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10In section 23 of the M15Regimental Debts Act 1893 (which applies the provisions of that Act as to the collection and disposal of the effects of a deceased serviceman to the case of a serviceman convicted by a civil court of felony) for the words “or is convicted by a civil court of any offence which by the law of England is felony” there shall be substituted the words “or, in consequence of a conviction by or before a court of ordinary criminal jurisdiction, is sentenced to death or is imprisoned or detained to serve a sentence of three months or more”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C10The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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12(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F27E+W+S+N.I.

(2)A person guilty of any offence under section 33(1) of the Larceny Act 1916 (receiving) shall be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years; but—

(a)in the M16Bankruptcy Act 1914, in section 154(3) (which was added by the M17Bankruptcy Amendment Act 1926, and in certain cases makes a person receiving property fraudulently disposed of by a bankrupt liable to the same punishment as a receiver of property obtained by a misdemeanour), for the words following the word “liable” there shall be substituted the words “on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for not more than seven years or on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding a hundred pounds or to both”; and

(b)in the M18Companies Act 1948, in section 328(2), there shall be omitted paragraph (a) and in paragraph (b) the words “in Scotland”.

(3)—(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F28

(6)Nothing in this Act shall affect the punishment provided by section 33 of the M19Larceny Act 1916 for offences committed before the commencement of Part I of this Act.

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C11The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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13(1)The following provisions (under which on a trial on indictment a person may be found guilty of certain offences if found not guilty on a charge of another offence) shall cease to have effect:—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in the M20Offences against the Person Act 1861, section 60 proviso as extended by any subsequent enactment (conviction of concealment of birth on charge of murder, child destruction or infanticide);

(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F29

(c)in the M21Children and Young Persons Act 1933, section 1(4) (conviction of cruelty to person under 16 on charge of infanticide or, in certain cases, of manslaughter);

(d)in the M22Sexual Offences Act 1956, in Schedlule 2,—

(i)in item 1(a), paragraphs (iv), (v), (vi) and (viii) in column 4 (conviction of intercourse with girl under 13, or under 16, or with defective, or of incest, on charge of rape);

(ii)in item 2(a) the whole entry in column 4 (conviction of procuring intercourse by threats, by false pretences or by administering drugs, or of intercourse with girl under 16, or with defective, on charge of intercourse with girl under 13);

(iii)in items 6 and 26 the whole entry in column 4 (conviction of permitting person under 16 to reside in or frequent a brothel on charge of allowing girl under 13, or under 16, to use premises for intercourse);

(iv)in item 14(a) paragraph (iii) in column 4 (conviction of intercourse with defective on charge of incest);

(e). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F30

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F30

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C12The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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14In the M23Sexual Offences Act 1956, in the following provisions relating to girls not under the age of 13 but under the age of 16, the words “not under the age of 13 but” shall be omitted, that is to say,—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in section 6(1) (intercourse with girl under 16); and

(b)in section 26 (permitting girl under 16 to use premises for intercourse);

and accordingly in Schedule 2, in items 10(a) and 26, for the words “between 13 and16” there shall be substituted the words “under 16”.

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C13The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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MiscellaneousE+W+S+N.I.

15(1)F31. . . The M24Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1802, shall extend to offences ceasing to be felony by virtue of this Act.E+W+S+N.I.

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F32

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F31Words in Sch. 2 para. 15(1) repealed (8.11.1995) by 1995 c. 44, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt.II.

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C14The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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Repeals of Obsolete or Unnecessary Enactments

Session and ChapterTitle or Short TitleExtent of Repeal
3 Edw. 1.The Statute of Westminster the First.Chapters 6 and 28.
25 Edw. 1.The Great Charter.Article 14.
2 Edw. 3. c. 3.The Statute of Northampton.The whole Chapter.
18 Edw. 3. Stat. 3. c.1(Exemption for the prelates in criminal cases).The whole Chapter.
25 Edw. 3. c. 3. Stat. 5.The Treason Act 1351.From “Et si per cas” onwards.
15 Ric. 2. c. 3.The Admiralty Jurisdiction Act 1391.The whole Chapter, so far as unrepealed.
17 Ric. 2. c. 8.(Riots).The whole Chapter.
13 Hen. 4. c. 7.The Riot Act 1411.The whole Chapter, so far as unrepealed.
2 Hen. 5. Stat. 1. c.8.The Riot Act 1414.The whole Chapter, so far as unrepealed.
27 Hen. 8. c. 24.The Jurisdiction in Liberties Act 1535.The preamble and section 1.
28 Hen. 8. c. 15.The Offences at Sea Act 1536.The whole Act.
33 Hen. 8. c. 12.The Offences within the Court Act 1541.The whole Act.
35 Hen. 8. c. 2.The Treason Act 1543.The whole Act.
1 Edw. 6. c. 1.The Sacrament Act 1547.Sections 2, 4, 5 and 7.
1 Edw. 6. c. 7.The Justices of the Peace Act 1547.Section 5 to the words “continued in full force and strength”.
2 & 3 Edw. 6. c. 1.The Act of Uniformity 1548.Section 11.
1 Mary Sess. 1. c. 1.The Treason Act 1553.The whole Act.
1 & 2 Phil. & Mar. c. 10The Treason Act 1554.The whole Act.
2 & 3 Phil. & Mar. c. 7.The Sale of Horses Act 1555.The whole Act.
1 Eliz. 1. c. 1.The Act of Supremacy.Section 15.
1 Eliz. 1. c. 2.The Act of Uniformity 1558.Section 10.
13 Eliz. 1. c. 2.An Act against the bringing in and putting in execution of Bulls and other instruments from the See of Rome.Section 8.
31 Eliz. 1. c. 12.The Sale of Horses Act 1588.The whole Act.
13 Chas. 2. Stat. 1. c. 5.The Tumultuous Petitioning Act 1661.In section 1, the words from “at the Court” to “quarter sessions”.
7 Anne c. 21.The Treason Act 1708.Section 7.
4 Geo. 1. c. 11.The Piracy Act 1717.Section 7.
8 Geo. 1. c. 24.The Piracy Act 1721.In section 1, the words from “and he” to “suppressing of piracy”.
Section 3.
16 Geo. 2. c. 31.The Prison (Escape) Act 1742.The whole Act so far as unrepealed.
18 Geo. 2. c. 30The Piracy Act 1744.The whole Act.
20 Geo. 2. c. 30.The Treason Act 1746.The whole Act.
33 Geo. 3. c. 67.The Shipping Offences Act 1793.In section 1, the words from “to be found” to “committed” where next occurring.
33 Geo. 3. c. 67The Shipping Offences Act 1793.In section 1, the words from “to be found” to “committed” where next occurring.
In section 3, the words from “to be found” to “committed”.
Section 7.
39 Geo. 3. c. 37.The Offences at Sea Act 1799.The Preamble.
In section 1, the words “of the same nature respectively, and to be” and the words from “and shall be inquired of” onwards.
Section 2.
46 Geo. 3. c. 54.The Offences at Sea Act 1806.The whole Act.
49 Geo. 3. c. 126.The Sale of Offices Act 1809.In section 14, the words “in His Majesty’s Court of King’s Bench at Westminster”.
56 Geo. 3. c. 138.The Pillory Abolition Act 1816.Section 2.
57 Geo. 3. c. 53.The Murders Abroad Act 1817.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
58 Geo. 3. c. 29.The Fees for Pardons Act 1818.The whole Act.
60 Geo. 3 & 1 Geo. 4. c. 8.The Criminal Libel Act 1819.Sections 4 and 7.
1 Geo. 4. c. 90.The Offences at Sea Act 1820.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
1 & 2 Geo. 4. c. 76.The Cinque Ports Act 1821.Section 16.
1 & 2 Geo. 4. c. 88.The Rescue Act 1821.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
6 Geo. 4. c. 50.The Juries Act 1825.Section 61.
7 Geo. 4. c. 38.The Admiralty Offences Act 1826.The whole Act.
3 & 4 Will. 4. c. 74.The Fines and Recoveries Act 1833.In section 33 the words from “or if any person, protector of a settlement,” to “continuance of such estate”, and the word “other”.
9 & 10 Vict. c. 24.The Central Criminal Court Act 1846.Section 2.
14 & 15 Vict. c. 55.The Criminal Justice Administration Act 1851.Sections 5 to 7, 19 and 23 to 25.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 97.The Malicious Damage Act 1861.Section 43.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 98.The Forgery Act 1861.Sections 47 and 48.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 100.The Offences against the Person Act 1861.Sections 7 and 8.
28 & 29 Vict. c. 37.The County of Sussex Act 1865.The whole Act so far as unrepealed.
31 & 32 Vict. c. 45.The Sea Fisheries Act 1868.In section 57 the words “except any felony and”.
34 & 35 Vict. c. 112.The Prevention of Crimes Act 1871.Sections 6, 7, 9, 20 and 22.
50 & 51 Vict. c. 71.The Coroners Act 1887.Section 44.
54 & 55 Vict. c. 70.The Markets and Fairs (Weighing of Cattle) Act 1891.Section 3(4).
Section 4(2) from “and shall” onwards.
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 28.The Official Secrets Act 1911.Section 10(2) from the words “and the Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1802” onwards.
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 19.The Trustee Act 1925.Section 65.
1 Edw. 8. & 1 Geo. 6. c. 12.The Firearms Act 1937.In Schedule 3, the entry for offences under the 3rd and 4th paragraphs of section 7 of the Prevention of Crimes Act 1871.
1 & 2 Geo. 6. c. 63.The Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1938.Section 12.
3 & 4 Geo. 6. c. 21.The Treachery Act 1940.The whole Act.
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 58.The Criminal Justice Act 1948.Section 30.

Part IIE+W+S+N.I.

Repeals relating to Jurisdiction of Quarter Sessions

Session and ChapterTitle or Short TitleExtent of Repeal
34 Edw. 3. c. 1.The Justices of the Peace Act 1361.From “et auxint doier et terminer” onwards.
5 & 6 Vict. c. 38.The Quarter Sessions Act 1842.Section 1.
14 & 15 Vict. c. 55.The Criminal Justice Administration Act 1851.Section 13.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 96.The Larceny Act 1861.Section 87.
32 & 33 Vict. c. 62.The Debtors Act 1869.Section 20.
37 & 38 Vict. c. 36.The False Personation Act 1874.Section 3.
52 & 53 Vict. c. 69.The Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889.Section 6.
6 Edw. 7. c. 34.The Prevention of Corruption Act 1906.Section 2(5).
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 6.The Perjury Act 1911.Section 10.
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 28.The Official Secrets Act 1911.In section 10(3) the words “by any court of general or quarter sessions nor”.
3 & 4 Geo. 5. c. 27.The Forgery Act 1913.Section 13.
6 & 7 Geo. 5. c. 50.The Larceny Act 1916.Section 38(1).
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 86.The Criminal Justice Act 1925.Section 18.
Schedule 1.
19 & 20 Geo. 5. c. 34.The Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929.Section 2(1).
1 & 2 Geo. 6. c. 63.The Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1938.In section 2, subsection (1), subsection (2)(f), in subsection (5) the words “in the First Schedule to this Act” and the proviso, and subsection (6).
Schedule 1.
12, 13 & 14 Geo. 6. c. 68.The Representation of the People Act 1949.Section 146(1) proviso (a).
4 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 34.The Criminal Justice Administration Act 1956.Section 12.
4 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 69.The Sexual Offences Act 1956.In Schedule 3 the entry amending the Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1938.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 16.The Road Traffic Act 1960.Section 1(2) from the beginning to the word “and”.
9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 60.The Suicide Act 1961.Section 2(4) from the beginning to the word “and”.
10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 15.The Criminal Justice Administration Act 1962.Section 12(1) and (2).
Schedule 2.
In Schedule 4 in Part II the entries amending the Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1938.
1964 c. 42.The Administration of Justice Act 1964.In section 7(3) the words from “section 2” to “and of”.
In Schedule 3, in paragraph 17(2), the words “and 2(5)”.

Part IIIE+W+S+N.I.

Other General Repeals

Session and ChapterTitle or Short TitleExtent of Repeal
2 & 3 Edw. 6. c. 1.The Act of Uniformity 1548.In section 3, the words from “forfeit to our” to “and shall”.
31 Chas. 2. c. 2.The Habeas Corpus Act 1679.In section 1 the words “or felony”.
In section 2 the words “or felony”.
In section 6 the words “or felony”.
In section 11 the words “forfeiture losses or”.
Section 20.
11 Will. 3. c. 7.The Piracy Act 1698.Sections 9 and 10.
1 Geo. 1 Stat. 2. c. 5.The Riot Act.The whole Act.
12 Geo. 3. c. 24.The Dockyards, etc. Protection Act 1772.In section 1 the words “as in cases of felony without benefit of clergy”.
In section 2, the words from “any shire or county” to “said shire or county”, except the words “this realm”.
37 Geo. 3. c. 70.The Incitement to Mutiny Act 1797.Section 2.
37 Geo. 3. c. 123.The Unlawful Oaths Act 1797.Section 3.
In section 6, the words from “or within” to “therein committed”, except the words “may be prosecuted in England”.
38 Geo. 3. c. 52.The Counties of Cities Act 1798.In section 1 the words from “and in every information” to “Solicitor General”, the words “or information”, and the word “information” wherever else occurring.
39 & 40 Geo. 3. c. 93.The Treason Act 1800.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
42 Geo. 3. c.85.The Criminal Jurisdiction Act 1802.In section 1 the words from “either upon an information” to “upon an indictment”.
52 Geo. 3. c. 104.The Unlawful Oaths Act 1812.In sections 1 and 6, the words “or any felony punishable by law with death”.
Section 4.
In section 7, the words from “or within” to “therein committed”, except the words “may be prosecuted in England”.
52 Geo. 3. c. 156.The Prisoners of War (Escape) Act 1812.Section 3, from “and such offences” onwards.
4 Geo. 4. c. 48.The Judgment of Death Act 1823.In section 1, the words from “it shall and may” to “bar such judgment”.
7 Geo. 4. c. 64.The Criminal Law Act 1826.In section 21, the words “or information”, in both places, and the words “felony or”.
In section 28, the words from “and where any person” to “herein-before mentioned”.
7 & 8 Geo. 4. c. 28.The Criminal Law Act 1827.The whole Act.
9 Geo. 4. c. 32.The Civil Rights of Convicts Act 1828.Section 3.
11 Geo. 4. & 1 Will. 4. c. 41.The Army Pensions Act 1830.Section 4, except as regards offences before the commencement of this Act.
6 & 7 Will. 4. c. 111.The Previous Conviction Act 1836.The Whole Act.
6 & 7 Will. 4. c. 114.The Trials for Felony Act 1836.Section 1.
7 Will. 4 & 1 Vict. c. 77.The Central Criminal Court Act 1837.In section 3 the words from “it shall and may” to “bar such judgment”.
7 Will. 4. & 1 Vict. c. 88.The Piracy Act 1837.In section 2 the words “as a felon”.
Section 4.
7 Will. 4. & 1 Vict. c. 91.The Punishment of Offences Act 1837.The preamble and section 1, so far as they relate to offences under the Riot Act, the Murder Act 1751 or section 4 of the Unlawful Oaths Act 1812.
2 & 3 Vict. c. 71.The Metropolitan Police Courts Act 1839.Section 33.
7 & 8 Vict. c. 2.The Admiralty Offences Act 1844.The whole Act.
9 & 10 Vict. c. 93.The Fatal Accidents Act 1846.Section 1 from “and although” onwards.
11 & 12 Vict. c. 12.The Treason Felony Act 1848.Section 8.
14 & 15 Vict. c. 19.The Prevention of Offences Act 1851.Section 5.
14 & 15 Vict. c. 55.The Criminal Justice Administration Act 1851.Section 8.
14 & 15 Vict. c. 100.The Criminal Procedure Act 1851.Sections 9 and 12.
In section 30 the word “information”, the words “and presentment,” and the words from “and the terms” to “a presentment”
24 & 25 Vict. c. 94.The Accessories and Abettors Act 1861.Sections 1 to 7.
Section 9.
Section 10 from the word “except” onwards.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 96.The Larceny Act 1861.Section 98.
Section 104.
In section 115 the words “deemed to be offences of the same nature, and”, and the words from “and may be dealt with” onwards.
In section 117 the words “fine the offender, and”, and the words form “and in case of any felony” to “authorized”, where next occurring.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 97.The Malicious Damage Act 1861.Section 8.
Section 12 proviso.
Section 27.
Section 44.
Sections 56 and 57.
In section 72 the words “deemed to be offences of the same nature and”, and the words from “and may be dealt with” onwards.
In section 73 the words “fine the offender, and,” and the words from “and in case of any felony” to “authorized”, where next occurring.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 98.The Forgery Act 1861.Section 49.
In section 50 the words “deemed to be offences of the same nature, and”, and the words from “and may be dealt with” onwards.
In section 51 the words “fine the offender, and to”, and the words from “and in all cases of felonies” to “authorized”, where next occurring.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 100.The Offences against the Person Act 1861.In section 9 the words “or of being accessory to murder or manslaughter”, the words “in any county or place” and the words from “in which” to “that county or place”.
In section 10 the words “or of being accessory to murder or manslaughter”, the words “in the county or place” and the words from “in which” onwards.
Sections 11 to 15.
In section 18 the words from “or shoot” to “some other”, except the words “with intent to do some”.
Section 19.
In section 38 the words “shall assault any person with intent to commit felony or”.
In section 46 the words from “shall find” to “felony, or” and the word “other”.
In section 57, the words from “and any such offence” to “that county or place”.
Section 60 proviso.
Sections 66 and 67.
In section 68 the words “deemed to be offences of the same nature, and”, and the words from “may be dealt with” onwards.
In section 71, the words “fine the offender, and,” and the words from “and in case of any felony” to “authorized”, where next occurring.
26 & 27 Vict. c. 103.The Misappropriation by Servants Act 1863.In section 1 the words from “shall not by” to “felony but”, and the words from “and if such penalty” onwards.
Section 2.
28 & 29 Vict. c. 18.The Criminal Procedure Act 1865.In sections 1 and 2 the words “for felony or misdemeanour”.
33 & 34 Vict. c. 23.The Forfeiture Act 1870.In section 1 the word “inquest” and the words “or felony”.
In section 2 the words from “or felony” to “twelve months”.
Section 32.
33 & 34 Vict. c. 77.The Juries Act 1870.In section 10 the words “or felony”.
35 & 36 Vict. c. 93.The Pawnbrokers Act 1872.Section 48.
36 & 37 Vict. c. 88.The Slave Trade Act 1873.In section 26 the words “or in the county of Middlesex”.
39 & 40 Vict. c. 23.The Prevention of Crimes Amendment Act 1876.The whole Act.
45 & 46 Vict. c. 50.The Municipal Corporations Act 1882.In section 193 the words from “o r whom” to “felony”.
46 & 47 Vict. c. 3.The Explosive Substances Act 1883.Section 7(3).
50 & 51 Vict. c. 55.The Sheriffs Act 1887.Section 8(1).
Section 29(1)(a) and (b).
50 & 51 Vict. c. 71.The Coroners Act 1887.In section 4(3) the words “or of being accessories before the fact to such murder”.
In section 5(1) the words from “or of being accessory” to “the expressio n “murder”,)”.
Section 29(5) and (9).
In section 42 the definition of “murder”.
54 & 55 Vict. c. 36.The Consular Salaries and Fees Act 1891.Section 2(3) from “recoverable” onwards.
56 & 57 Vict. c. 71.The Sale of Goods Act 1893.Section 22(2).
57 & 58 Vict. c. 60.The Merchant Shipping Act 1894.In section 687 the words “be deemed to be offences of the same nature and”.
In section 700 the words from “may”, where first occurring, to “felony” except the words “in England”.
2 Edw. 7. c. 8.The Cremation Act 1902.Section 8(3).
7 Edw. 7. c. 23.The Criminal Appeal Act 1907.In section 20, in subsection (2) the words “criminal informations and”.
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 6.The Perjury Act 1911.In section 8 the words from “in any county” onwards, except the words “in England”.
In section 14(a) the words “felon y or”.
In section 15(2) the definition of “indictment”.
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 28.The Official Secrets Act 1911.Section 5.
In section 6, the words “whether that offence is felony or not”, and the words from “in” onwards.
3 & 4 Geo. 5. c. 27.The Forgery Act 1913.In section 4(1) and (2) the words from “which” to “in force”.
In section 6(1) the words “of the like degree (whether felony or misdemeanour)”.
Section 11.
Section 12(2)(a) and (b).
In section 17(1) the words “or information”.
4 & 5 Geo. 5. c. 58.The Criminal Justice Administration Act 1914.Section 39(1).
4 & 5 Geo. 5. c. 59.The Bankruptcy Act 1914.In section 26(2), as amended by the Bankruptcy Amendment Act 1926, the words “or any felony connected with his bankruptcy”, except as respects past offences.
In section 164(1) the words “declared to be a felony or misdemeanour”.
5 & 6 Geo. 5. c. 90.The Indictments Act 1915.In section 4 the words “for more than one felony or” and the words “and charges for both felonies and misdemeanours” and the words from “but” onwards.
In section 8(3) the words “criminal informations in the High Court and”.
In Schedule 1 in rule 3 the words “offences, whether felonie s or”
6 & 7 Geo. 5. c. 50.The Larceny Act 1916.Section 4.
In section 33, in subsection (1) the words “of the like degree (whether felony or misdemeanour)”, the words “in the case of felony” and paragraph (b), and in subsection (4) the words “of the like degree (whether felony or misdemeanour)”.
Section 35.
In section 37(5), paragraphs (a) and (b).
Section 41(3).
Section 44(1).
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 19.The Trustee Act 1925.In section 41(1) the words “is convicted of felony or”.
16 & 17 Geo. 6. c. 7.The Bankruptcy Amendment Act 1926.In section 1(1)(a) the words “or any felony connected with his bankruptcy”, except as respects past offences.
19 & 20 Geo. 5. c. 34.The Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929.Section 2(4).
23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 12.The Children and Young Persons Act 1933.Section 1(4).
Section 51.
23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 36.The Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1933.Schedule 1.
26 Geo. 5 & 1 Edw. 8. c. 16.The Coinage Offences Act 1936.In section 12, subsection (1) and subsection (2)(a).
1 & 2 Geo. 6. c. 36.The Infanticide Act 1938.In section 1, subsection (3) from the second “or” onwards and subsection (4).
6 & 7 Geo. 6. c. 18.The Evidence and Powers of Attorney Act 1943.Section 3(4).
8 & 9 Geo. 6. c. 44.The Treason Act 1945.Sections 1 and 2, and the Schedule.
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 58.The Criminal Justice Act 1948.Section 13.
In section 29(3)(a) the words “of quarter sessions”, where last occurring.
In section 31, in subsection (1) the words “of the same nature”, and subsections (2) and (3).
In section 35, in subsection (1) the words “for any felony or misdemeanour”, and in subsection (3) the words “for felony or misdemeanour”.
In Schedule 9 the entry relating to the Forfeiture Act 1870.
12, 13 & 14 Geo. 6. c. 68.The Representation of the People Act 1949.In section 129 the definition of “indictment”.
In section 151 the definition of “indictment”.
Section 157.
14 & 15 Geo. 6. c. 39.The Common Informers Act 1951.In the Schedule, the entries relating to the Sale of Horses Act 1555 and the Sale of Horses Act 1588.
15 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 31.The Cremation Act 1952.Section 2(3).
15 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 48.The Costs in Criminal Cases Act 1952.Section 15(2).
15 & 16 Geo. 6 & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 55.The Magistrates’ Courts Act 1952.In section 19(4) the words from the beginning to “quarter sessions” where first occurring.
In section 25(5)(b) the words “triable by quarter sessions”.
In section 29 the words “triable by quarter sessions”.
Section 126(7).
In Schedule 1, in paragraph 11, the word “four”, except as respects offences committed before the commencement of this Act.
4 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 69.The Sexual Offences Act 1956.In section 41 the words “thirty, thirty-one or”.
In Schedule 2, in item 1, paragraphs (iv) to (ix) in column 4 together with the word “or” at the end of paragraph (iii); in item 14, paragraph (iii) in column 4 together with the word “or” at the end of paragraph (ii); and in items 2, 6 and 26 the whole entry in column 4.
5 & 6 Eliz. 2. c. 52.The Geneva Conventions Act 1957.Section 1(2).
7 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. 72.The Mental Health Act 1959.In Schedule 7, so much of the entry relating to the Sexual Offences Act 1956 as amends paragraphs 1 and 14 of Schedule 2 to that Act.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 16.The Road Traffic Act 1960.In section 2, subsection (2) and in subsection (3) the words “for manslaughter in England or Wales, or”.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 58.The Charities Act 1960.In section 20(3)(a) the words “has been convicted of felony, or”.
1965 c. 15.The Dangerous Drugs Act 1965.Section 15.

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Session and ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
1963 No. 1.The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963.In section 55(1)(a) the words “is convicted of treason or felony, or” and the words “of a misdemeanour”.

Section 13.

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C15The text of S. 10(2), S. 13(2), Sch. 2 paras. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12(2), 13(1)(a)(c)(d), 14, Sch. 3 and Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
3 Edw. 1.The Statute of Westminster the First.Chapter 25.
(Statutes of uncertain date — 20 Edw. 1).Statutum de Conspiratoribus.The whole Act.
28 Edw. 1. c. 11.(Champerty).The whole Chapter.
1 Edw. 3. Stat. 2 c. 14.(Maintenance).The whole Chapter.
1 Ric. 2. c. 4.(Maintenance)The whole Chapter.
16 Ric. 2. c. 5.The Statute of PraemunireThe whole Chapter (this repeal extending to Northern Ireland).
24 Hen. 8. c. 12.The Ecclesiastical Appeals Act 1532.Section 2.
Section 4, so far as unrepealed.
25 Hen. 8. c. 19.The Submission of the Clergy Act 1533.Section 5.
The Appointment of Bishops Act 1533.Section 6.
25 Hen. 8. c. 21.The Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1533.Section 16.
26 Hen. 8. c. 14.The Suffragan Bishops Act 1534.Section 4, from “And that no such suffragan” onwards.
28 Hen. 8 c. 16.The Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1536.Section 1, from “and shall never” onwards.
32 Hen. 8. c. 9.The Maintenance and Embracery Act 1540.The whole Act.
1 Mary Sess. 2. c. 3.The Brawling Act 1553.The whole Act.
21 Jas. 1. c. 3.The Statute of Monopolies.Section 4, from “and if any person or persons shall after notice given” onwards.
12 Chas. 2. c. 24.The Tenures Abolition Act 1660.Section 12, from “and if any person or persons shall after notice given” onwards.
13 Chas. 2. Stat. 1. c. 1.The Sedition Act 1661.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
9 Will. 3. c. 35.The Blasphemy Act 1697.The whole Act.
6 Anne c. 41.The Succession to the Crown Act 1707.The preamble and sections 1, 2 and 3.
19 Geo. 2. c. 21.The Profane Oaths Act 1745.The whole Act.
12 Geo. 3. c. 11.The Royal Marriages Act 1772.Section 3 (this repeal extending to Northern Ireland).
25 Geo. 3. c. 77.The Fires Prevention Act 1785.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
39 Geo. 3. c. 79.The Unlawful Societies Act 1799.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
57 Geo. 3. c. 19.The Seditious Meetings Act 1817.Sections 25 to 28.
In section 29, the words “any meeting of any society or club hereby declared to be an unlawful combination and confederacy or”.
Sections 30 and 31.
Sections 34 to 38.
The Schedule.

Prospective

Act of Parliament of IrelandE+W+S+N.I.

40 Geo. 3. c. 29 (Ir.).The Parliamentary Representation Act (Ireland) 1800.Section 3 from “and every person” onwards.

Part IIE+W+S+N.I.

Consequential Repeals

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
33 Edw. 1.Ordinacio de Conspiratoribus.The whole Act.
7 Ric. 2. c. 15.(Maintenance).The whole Chapter.
39 & 40 Geo. 3. c. 67.The Union with Ireland Act 1800.In section 2, in the recital, the third section of the recited Act from “and every person” onwards.
1 & 2 Vict. c. 75.The Fires Prevention Act 1838.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
9 & 10 Vict. c. 33.The Seditious Meetings Act 1846.The whole Act.
23 & 24 Vict. c. 32.The Ecclesiastical Courts Jurisdiction Act 1860.In section 6 the words “the statute passed in the second session of the first year of the reign of Queen Mary, chapter three; or”.
14 & 15 Geo. 6. c. 39.The Common Informers Act 1951.In the Schedule, the entries relating to the Maintenance and Embracery Act 1540 and to the Fires Prevention Act 1785.

Prospective

Act of Parliament of IrelandE+W+S+N.I.

40 Geo. 3. c. 38 (Ir.).The Act of Union (Ireland) 1800.Section 4 from “and every person” onwards.

Part IIIE+W+S+N.I. Savings, etc.

1The repeal by this Act of the M25Statute of Praemunire shall not affect the punishment for offences against section 11 of the M26Habeas Corpus Act 1679, and accordingly in that section for the words “shall incur and sustain the pains penalties and forfeitures limited ordained and provided in the Statute of Provision and Praemunire made in the sixteenth year of King Richard the Second” there shall be substituted the words “ be liable to imprisonment for life ”.E+W+S+N.I.

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2The repeal by this Act of the M27Unlawful Societies Act 1799 and the M28Seditious Meetings Act 1846 shall not be taken to extend to the provisions of those Acts set out in the Schedule to the M29Newspapers, Printers and Reading Rooms Repeal Act 1869 as those provisions have effect by virtue of the last mentioned Act.E+W+S+N.I.

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