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Part IE+W+S Penal Enactments superseded by this Act

Session and ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
3 Edw. 1.The Statute of Westminster the First.Chapters 26 and 31.
15 Geo. 2. c. 33The Starr and Bent Act 1741.The whole Act.
22 Geo. 2. c. 27The Frauds by Workmen Act 1748.The whole Act.
17 Geo. 3. c. 11The Worsted Act 1776.In section 12 the words from “or shall conceal” to “other purposes”.
17 Geo. 3. c. 56The Frauds by Workmen Act 1777.The Whole Act.
50 Geo. 3. c. 59The Embezzlement by Collectors Act 1810.The Whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
55 Geo. 3. c. 50.The Gaol Fees Abolition Act 1815.The whole Act.
5 Geo. 4. c. 83.The Vagrancy Act 1824.In section 4 the words from “having in his or her custody” to “outbuilding, or,” together with the words “and every such picklock key, crow, jack, bit, and other implement.”
7 Geo. 4. c. 16The Chelsea and Kilmainham Hospitals Act 1826.Section 25.
Section 34 from “and, if any pensioner” onwards, except the words from “such mark, stamp or brand” to “to commissioners”, where next occuring.
Section 38.
2 & 3 Vict. c. 47.The Metropolitan Police Act 1839.Sections 26, 27, 28, 30 and 31.
2 & 3 Vict. c. 71.The Metropolitan Police Courts Act 1839.Section 26.
3 & 4 Vict. c. 50The Canals (Offences) Act 1840.Sections 7 and 8.
3 & 4 Vict. c. 84The Metropolitan Police Courts Act 1840.Section 11.
6 & 7 Vict. c. 40.The Hosiery Act 1843.The whole Act, except sections 18 to 20.
10 & 11 Vict. c. 16The Commissioners Clauses Act 1847.In section 67 the words “exact or”.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 96.The Larceny Act 1861.The whole Act.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 98 The Forgery Act 1861.Section 3.
26 & 27 Vict. c. 103.The Misappropriation by Servants Act 1863.The whole Act.
28 & 29 Vict. c. 124.The Admiralty Powers, &c Act 1865.Sections 6 to 9, together with the words “of all offences specified in this Act, and” in section 5.
32 & 33 Vict. c. 62.The Debtors Act 1869.In section 13, paragraph (1).
33 & 34 Vict. c. 58.The Forgery Act 1870.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed.
34 & 35 Vict. c. 41.The Gas Works Clauses Act 1871.In section 38, as incorporated in the Electric Lighting Act 1882, the words “or fraudulently abstracts, consumes or uses gas of the undertakers”, the words “or for abstracting, consuming or using gas of undertakers” and the words “abstraction or consumption”.
37 & 38 Vict. c. 36.The False Personation Act 1874.The whole Act.
38 & 39 Vict. c. 24.The Falsification of Accounts Act 1875.The whole Act.
38 & 39 Vict. c. 89.The Public Works Loans Act 1875.Section 44.
47 & 48 Vict. c. 55.The Pensions and Yeomanry Pay Act 1884.Section 3.
50 & 51 Vict. c. 55.The Sheriffs Act 1887.In section 29, subsection (2)(b) and in subsection (6) the words from “or demands” to “office”.
50 & 51 Vict. c. 71.The Coroners Act 1887.In section 8(2) the words “of extortion or”.
54 & 55 Vict. c. 36.The Consular Salaries and Fees Act 1891.Section 2(3).
57 & 58 Vict. c. 60.The Merchant Shipping Act 1894.In section 154 paragraph (d), and in paragraph (e) the words “or representation” and the words “or made.”
In section 197(8) paragraph (d).
Section 248.
Section 388(5) from “and if” onwards.
In section 724(4) the words “demands or”.
61 & 62 Vict. c. 57.The Elementary School Teachers (Superannuation) Act 1898.Section 10.
62 & 63 Vict. c. 19.The Electric Lighting (Clauses) Act 1899.In the Schedule, in section 38 of the Gasworks Clauses Act 1871 as set out in the Appendix, the words “or fraudulently abstracts, consumes or uses gas of the undertakers”, the words “or for abstracting, consuming or using gas of undertakers” and the words “abstraction or consumption” (these repeals having effect for the purposes of the Schedule as incorporated with the Electricity Act 1947 or any other enactment).
6 Edw. 7. c. 48.The Merchant Shipping Act 1906.Section 28(10) from “and if” onwards.
4 & 5 Geo. 5. c. 59.The Bankruptcy Act 1914.In section 154(1), paragraphs (13) and (14).
In section 156, paragraph (a).
Section 160.
5 & 6 Geo. 5. c. 83.The Naval and Military War Pensions, etc. Act 1915Section 5.
6 & 7 Geo. c. 50.The Larceny Act 1916.The whole Act (but the repeal of section 39(2) and (3) shall not extend to Scotland).
9 & 10 Geo. 5 c. 75.The Ferries (Acquisition by Local Authorities) Act 1919.Section 4 from “If any” onwards.
10 & 11 Geo. 5. c. 36.The Pensions (Increase) Act 1920.Section 5.
11 & 12 Geo. 5 c. 39.The Admiralty Pensions Act 1921.Section 1(2).
11 & 12 Geo. 5. c. 49.The War Pensions Act 1921.Section 7(2).
19 & 20 Geo. 5. c. 29.The Government Annuities Act 1929.Section 34.
Section 61(2).
Section 64.
23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 51.The Local Government Act 1933.In section 123, in subsection (2), the words “exact or” and, in subsection (3), the words “any of”.
2 & 3 Geo. 6. c. 82The Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939.Section 6.
2 & 3 Geo. 6. c. 83.The Pensions (Navy, Army, Air Force and Mercantile Marine) Act 1939.Section 8.
5 & 6 Geo. 6. c. 28.The War Damage (Amendment) Act 1942.Section 3.
6 & 7 Geo. 6. c. 21.The War Damage Act 1943.Section 112.
7 & 8 Geo. 6. c. 21.The Pensions (Increase) Act 1944.Sections 6 and 7.
8 & 9 Geo. 6. c. 42.The Water Act 1945.In Schedule 3, section 65(2): in section 66(1) the words “or fraudulently abstracts or uses water of the undertakers”: in section 66(2) the words “or for enabling him fraudulently to abstract or use water” and the words from “or as” onwards.
10 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 41.The Fire Services Act 1947.In section 26(4) the words from “by means of” to “infirmity or”, where next occurring, and the words “or by any other fraudulent conduct”.
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 24.The Police Pensions Act 1948.In section 7(2) the words from “by means of” to “infirmity or”, where next occurring, and the words “or by any other fraudulent conduct”.
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 38.The Companies Act 1948.Section 84.
In section 328(1), paragraphs (m) and (n) and any reference to either of those paragraphs.
Section 330(a).
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 67.The Gas Act 1948.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 29(1), the words “or fraudulently abstracts, consumes or uses gas of the Board,” and in paragraph 29(3) the words “or for abstracting, consuming or using gas of the Board” and the words “abstraction or consumption”.
14 Geo. 6. c. 36.The Diseases of Animals Act 1950.Section 78(2)(x).
15 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 10.The Income Tax Act 1952.Section 505 (but this repeal shall not extend to Scotland).
15 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz. 2. c. 25.The National Health Service Act 1952.In section 6 the words from “he shall” to “section”.
15 & 16 Geo. 6. & 1 Eliz 2. c. 43.The Disposal of Uncollected Goods Act 1952.In section 3(3) the words from “or who” to “particular”.
1 & 2 Eliz. 2. c. 36.The Post Office Act 1953. Sections 52 and 54 and in section 57 the words “steals, or for any purpose whatever embezzles” (but these repeals shall not extend to Scotland).
1 & 2 Eliz. 2. c. 50.The Auxillary Forces Act 1953.Section 29(2).
4 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 16.The Foods and Drugs Act 1955.Section 60, so far as unrepealed.
7 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. 28.The Income Tax (Repayment of Post-War Credits) Act 1959.Section 1(6) (but this repeal shall not extend to Scotland).
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 16.The Road Traffic Act 1960.Section 217 (but this repeal shall not extend to Scotland).
1964 c. 28.The Agriculture and Horticulture Act 1964.In the Schedule, paragraph 3 from the words “or on conviction on indictment” onwards.
1966 c. 32.The Selective Employment Payments Act 1966.Section 8(2)(a), (b) and (d) and (ii)
1966 c. 34.The Industrial Development Act 1966.Section 9.
1967 c. 1.The Land Commission Act 1967.Section 81(5)(a).
Section 93.
Section 93.
1967 c. 9.The General Rate Act 1967.Section 49(8).
1967 c. 12.The Teachers’ Superannuation Act 1967.Section 14.
1967 c. 22.The Agriculture Act 1967.Section 69(1)(ii).
1967 c. 29.The Housing Subsidies Act 1967.Section 31.
1967 c. 34.The Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Act 1967.In section 12(2) the words “section 11(1) of this Act”.
1967 c. 85.The Vessels Protection Act 1967.The whole Act.

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