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C1The text of ss. 1(1), 4, 5, 11, 12, 17(2), 19(2)(5), 24, 26(1), 28, 29, 32(4) Schs. 3, 5 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.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 I E+W+S+N.I. Judgments etc in Foreign Currency

Chapter or NumberShort TitleExtent of Repeal
45 & 46 Vict. c. 61.Bills of Exchange Act 1882.Section 57(2).
Section 72(4).
23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 13.Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933.Section 2(3).
1966 c. 41.Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Act 1966.Section 1(3).
S.I. 1972 No. 1590.European Communities (Enforcement of Community Judgments) Order 1972.Article 3(2).

Part II E+W+S+N.I. Determination of Expenses etc

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
50 & 51 Vict. c. 71.Coroners Act 1887.Section 25A(4).
6 & 7 Geo. 6. c. 39.Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943.In the Schedule, paragraph 5(4)(a).
1973 c. 15.Administration of Justice Act 1973.In Schedule 1, in paragraph 8(1), the words “at the prescribed rates” and “at the prescribed rate”.
1973 c. 62.Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973.In Schedule 3, in paragraph 18(2)(a), the words “the rates of allowances and”.
1974 c. 23.Juries Act 1974.Section 19(7).
1975 c. 20.District Courts (Scotland) Act 1975.In section 17(1), the words “at the prescribed rates” and “at the prescribed rate”.

Part III E+W+S+N.I. Oaths and Affirmations

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
6 & 7 Vict. c. 85.Evidence Act 1843.In section 1, the words “in those cases wherein affirmation is by law receivable”.
31 & 32 Vict. c. 72.Promissory Oaths Act 1868.Section 11.
34 & 35 Vict. c. 83.Parliamentary Witnesses Oaths Act 1871.In section 1, the words from “Where” to “form” and the words “or affirmation”.
52 & 53 Vict. c. 63.Interpretation Act 1889.In section 3, in the definitions of the expressions “oath” and “affidavit”, the words “in the case of persons for the time being allowed by law to affirm or declare instead of swearing”, and in the definition of the expression “swear”, the words “in the like case”.
1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 6.Perjury Act 1911.In section 15(2), in the definition of the expression “oath”, the words “in the case of persons for the time being allowed by law to affirm or declare instead of swearing”, and in the definition of the expression “swear”, the words “in the like case”.
23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 20.False Oaths (Scotland) Act 1933.In section 7(1)(b), the words “by a person for the time being allowed by law to affirm or declare, instead of swearing”.
1954 c. 33. (N.I.)Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.In section 26(2), in the definition of “oath” the words “as respects persons for the time being allowed by law to affirm or declare instead of swearing” and in the definition of “swear” the words “in the like case”.
3 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 18.Army Act 1955.In section 102(a), the words from “and” to “belief” in the second place where it occurs.
3 & 4 Eliz. 2. c. 19.Air Force Act 1955.In section 102(a), the words from “and” to “belief” in the second place where it occurs.
5 & 6 Eliz. 2. c. 53.Naval Discipline Act 1957.In section 60(4)(a), the words from “and” to “belief” in the second place where it occurs.
9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 21Oaths Act 1961.In section 1(1), the words “in certain cases” and the words from “on” to the end of the subsection, and section 2(2).

Part IV E+W+S+N.I. Appeals

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
44 & 45 Vict. c. 68.Supreme Court of Judicature Act 1881.The whole Act.
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 49.Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925.Section 27(2).
In section 63(1), from “and in” to the end.
In section 63(6)(c), the words “for hearing such an appeal as aforesaid”.
6 & 7 Eliz. 2. c. 39.Maintenance Orders Act 1958.In section 4(7), from “and so much” to the end.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 58.Charities Act 1960.Section 42(3).
1967 c. 22.Agriculture Act 1967.In section 21(5), from “and this subsection” to the end.
1969 c. 58.Administration of Justice Act 1969.Section 15(2)(a).
1971 c. 62.Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1971.In section 13(4), from the beginning to “court; but”.
1971 c. 78.Town and Country Planning Act 1971.In sections 246(4) and 247(5), the words from the beginning to “but”.
1973 c. 38.Social Security Act 1973.Section 86(7).
1974 c. 52.Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974.In section 21(9), the words from the beginning to “court; but”.
1975 c. 14.Social Security Act 1975.Section 94(6).

Part V E+W+S+N.I. Ancient Courts

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
7 & 8 Vict. c. 19.Inferior Courts Act 1844.The whole Act.
7 & 8 Vict. c. 96.Execution Act 1844.Section 72.
In section 73, the words from “the word” to “and” in the third place where it occurs.
Schedule (B).
8 & 9 Vict. c. 127.Small Debts Act 1845.Sections 9 to 12, 14, 16 to 21 and 23.
Section 24, except the words “In the construction of this Act every word importing the masculine gender shall include females as well as males”.
Schedule (C).
19 & 20 Vict. c. xvii.Cambridge Award Act 1856.Section 18.
20 & 21 Vict. c. clvii.Mayor’s Court of London Procedure Act 1857.The whole Act.
35 & 36 Vict. c. 86.Borough and Local Courts of Record Act 1872.The whole Act.
46 & 47 Vict. c. 18.Municipal Corporations Act 1883.Sections 6, 22 and 23.
50 & 51 Vict. c. 55.Sheriffs Act 1887.Sections 18 and 40(1).
51 & 52 Vict. c. 57.Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1888.Section 2.
53 & 54 Vict. c. 33.Statute Law Revision Act 1890.Section 4.
53 & 54 Vict. c. 51.Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1890.Section 2.
54 & 55 Vict. c. 67.Statute Law Revision Act 1891.Section 2.
55 & 56 Vict. c. 19.Statute Law Revision Act 1892.Section 2.
56 & 57 Vict. c. 14.Statute Law Revision Act 1893.Section 2.
56 & 57 Vict. c. 54.Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1893.Section 2.
57 & 58 Vict. c. 56.Statute Law Revision Act 1894.Section 2.
61 & 62 Vict. c. 22.Statute Law Revision Act 1898.Section 2.
8 Edw. 7. c. 49.Statute Law Revision Act 1908.Section 2.
3 & 4 Geo. 5. c. xcii.Derby Corporation Act 1913.Sections 98 and 100(2).
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 49.Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925.Part IX.
17 & 18 Geo. 5. c. 42.Statute Law Revision Act 1927.Section 2.
17 & 18 Geo. 5. c. xcii.Derby Corporation Act 1927.Section 92.
10 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 14.Exchange Control Act 1947.In Schedule 4, in paragraph 3, paragraph (ii) of the proviso and the word “and” immediately preceding the said paragraph (ii).
10 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 44.Crown Proceedings Act 1947.Section 34.
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 62.Statute Law Revision Act 1948.Section 2.
14 Geo. 6. c. 6.Statute Law Revision Act 1950.Section 2.
2 & 3 Eliz. 2. c. 5.Statute Law Revision Act 1953.Section 2.
7 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. 22.County Courts Act 1959.Sections 140, 162, 198 and 205(8).

Part VI E+W+S+N.I. Miscellaneous

ChapterShort TitleExtent of Repeal
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 21.Land Registration Act 1925.Section 82(3)(b).
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 23.Administration of Estates Act 1925.Section 47(2) and (4).
15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 49.Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925.In section 99(4), the words “being members of the General Council of the Bar.”.
In Schedule 4, in paragraphs 6(ii), (iii) and 7(iv), the words from “provided” to “standing”, in paragraph 9(i) the word “practising”, and paragraph 9(ii).
18 & 19 Geo. 5. c. 26.Administration of Justice Act 1928.Section 15.
1 & 2 Geo. 6. c. 63.Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1938.In Schedule 2, the amendment of section 116(3) of the Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925.
7 & 8 Eliz. 2. c. 22.County Courts Act 1959.In section 2, in subsection (2)(a) the words from “and the places” to the end, in subsection (2)(b) the words “discontinue the holding of any court”, subsection (2)(c) and subsection (3)(a).
Section 60(2).
In section 168(c), the words “by them”.
In section 182, subsection (1), and in subsection (2) from the beginning to “subsection”.
Section 183.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 48.Matrimonial Proceedings (Magistrates’ Courts) Act 1960.Section 14(1).
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 58.Charities Act 1960.In Schedule 6, the entry relating to the Administration of Justice Act 1928.
1966 c. 31.Criminal Appeal Act 1966.In section 3(5), the word “practising”, wherever occurring.
1968 c. 20.Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968.Section 35.
1969 c. 58.Administration of Justice Act 1969.Section 4(3).
1971 c. 23.Courts Act 1971.In Schedule 8, paragraph 35(2).
1972 c. 50.Legal Advice and Assistance Act 1972.In section 6(1)(b), the words “subsections (1) to (3) of section 6,”.
1972 c. 67.Companies (Flouting Charges and Receivers) (Scotland) Act 1972.Section 15(4).
1973 c. 15.Administration of Justice Act 1973.Section 7(1).
1973 c. 18.Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.In section 50, the words “being members of the General Council of the Bar”.
1974 c. 4.Legal Aid Act 1974.Section 9(3).

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