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Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969

1969 CHAPTER 52

An Act to promote the reform of the statute law by the repeal, in accordance with recommendations of the Law Commission, of certain enactments which (except in so far as their effect is preserved) are no longer of practical utility, and by making other provision in connection with the repeal of those enactments.

[22nd October 1969]

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F1S. 1 repealed (19.11.1998) by 1998 c. 43, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. IX Group2.

2 Advowsons.E+W+S

(1)In proceedings by way of quare impedit commenced within six months of induction, judgment shall be given for the removal of an incumbent instituted to fill the vacancy, if he was instituted on a presentation made without title and is made a defendant to the proceedings.

(2)Where the Crown presents to a benefice which is full of an incumbent, effect shall not be given to the presentation without judgment having been given for the removal of the incumbent in proceedings by way of quare impedit brought by or on behalf of the Crown.

Subsection (1) above shall apply in relation to proceedings so brought whether or not they are commenced within the period of six months therein referred to.

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F2S. 2(3) repealed (19.11.1998) by 1998 c. 43, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. IX Group2.

3 Rentcharges, etc. under Copyhold Act 1894.E+W+S

Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of the M1Copyhold Act 1894—

(a)the owner for the time being of a rentcharge created under the provisions of that Act or of a certificate of charge under that Act shall have for the recovery of the rentcharge or, as the case may be, any sum in the nature of interest or periodical payment becoming due under the certificate the like remedies as are provided by section 121 of the M2Law of Property Act 1925;

(b)the owner for the time being of such a certificate of charge shall also have, in respect of every sum whether in the nature of interest or periodical payment or principal sum secured by the certificate, the like remedies as a chargee by deed expressed to be by way of legal mortgage of an estate in fee simple has in respect of the principal sum and interest secured by his charge; and

(c)a certificate of charge under that Act and the charge made thereby shall be transferable by endorsement on the certificate.

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4 Savings.E+W+S

(1)The repeal by this Act of the M3Sunday Fairs Act 1448 shall not have the effect of requiring any market or fair to be held on a Sunday, Good Friday, Ascension Day, Corpus Christi Day, the Feast of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady or All Saints’ Day; and a market or fair may continue to be held on any day on which it might lawfully have been held if that Act had not been repealed.

(2)The repeal by this Act of section 2 of the M4Act of Supremacy shall not affect the continued operation so far as unrepealed of the M5Submission of the Clergy Act 1533, the M6Appointment of Bishops Act 1533, the M7Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1533 and the M8Suffragan Bishops Act 1534; and the repeal by this Act of section 5 of the Act of Supremacy shall not affect the continued operation so far as unrepealed of the M9Sacrament Act 1547.

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(4)The repeal by this Act of section 1 of the M10Feigned Recoveries Act 1542 shall not make barrable any entail existing at the passing of this Act which was unbarrable by reason of that section.

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Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1The text of ss. 4(2), 5(2)(3), 6, Sch. 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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5 Provisions relating to Northern Ireland.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following provisions of this Act, that is to say, sections 2 to 4, F4. . .shall not extend to Northern Ireland; F5 . . .

(2)Save as expressly provided by subsection (1) above, this Act extends to Northern Ireland and shall, as respects matters within the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, be subject to alteration by that Parliament as if it had been an Act passed before the day appointed for the purposes of section 6 of the M11Government of Ireland Act 1920.

(3)The repeal by this Act of any enactment mentioned in Part II of the Schedule to this Act shall not affect the continued operation of section 20 of the M12Irish Church Act 1869.

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F4Words in s. 5(1) repealed (19.11.1998) by 1998 c. 43, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. IX Group2.

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C2The text of ss. 4(2), 5(2)(3), 6, Sch. 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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F6S. 6 repealed (19.11.1998) by 1998 c. 43, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. IX Group2.

7 Short title and commencement.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1969.

(2)This Act shall come into force on 1st January 1970.

Section 1

F7SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. Enactments Repealed

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F7Sch. repealed (19.11.1998) by 1998 c. 43, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. IX Group2.

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C3The text of ss. 4(2), 5(2)(3), 6, Sch. 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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