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  • Sch. 1A para. 21A added by 1995 c. 32, s. 8B(1) (as inserted) by 2006 c. 12 Sch. 3 para. 13

Part VE+W+S+N.I. Enactments Repealed Generally in Consequence of Part VIII

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
16 & 17 Vict. c. 83.Evidence (Amendment) Act 1853.Section 3.
46 & 47 Vict. c. 3.Explosive Substances Act 1883.Section 4(2).
58 & 59 Vict. c. 24.Law of Distress Amendment Act 1895.Section 5.
61 & 62 Vict. c. 36.Criminal Evidence Act 1898.In section 1, the words “and the wife or husband, as the case may be, of the person so charged” the words (in paragraph (b)) “or of the wife or husband, as the case may be, of the person so charged” and paragraphs (c) and (d).
Section 4.
In section 6(1), the words from “notwithstanding” to the end.
The Schedule.
4 & 5 Geo. 5, c. 58.Criminal Justice Administration Act 1914.Section 28(3).
19 & 20 Geo. 5. c. 34.Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929.Section 2(5).
23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 12.Children and Young Persons Act 1933.Section 15.
Section 26(5).
4 & 5 Eliz. 2. c. 69.Sexual Offences Act 1956.Section 12(2) and (3).
Section 15(4) and (5).
Section 16(2) and (3).
Section 39.
In Schedule 3, the entry relating to section 15 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 33.Indecency with Children Act 1960.In section 1, subsection (2) and in subsection (3) the words “except in section 15 (which relates to the competence as a witness of the wife or husband of the accused)”.
1965 c. 72.Matrimonial Causes Act 1965.Section 43(1).
1968 c. 60.Theft Act 1968.Section 30(3).
1970 c. 55.Family Income Supplements Act 1970.Section 12(5).
1973 c. 38.Social Security Act 1973.In Schedule 23, paragraph 4.
1975 c. 14.Social Security Act 1975.Section 147(6).
1975 c. 16.Industrial Injuries and Diseases (Old Cases) Act 1975.Section 10(4).
1975 c. 61.Child Benefit Act 1975.Section 11(8).
1976 c. 71.Supplementary Benefits Act 1976.Section 26(5).
1977 c. 45.Criminal Law Act 1977.In section 54(3), the words “subsection (2) (competence of spouse of accused to give evidence)”.
1978 c. 37.Protection of Children Act 1978.Section 2(1).
1979 c. 18.Social Security Act 1979.Section 16.
1980 c. 43.Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980.In Schedule 7, paragraph 4.
1982 c. 24.Social Security and Housing Benefits Act 1982.Section 21(6).

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