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SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I. Repeals

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
31 & 32 Vict. c. 20.The Legitimacy Declaration Act (Ireland) 1868.Section 2.
47 & 48 Vict. c. 20.The Greek Marriages Act 1884.The whole Act.
49 & 50 Vict. c. 27.The Guardianship of Infants Act 1886.In section 9, the words from “court within” to “reside”.
16 & 17 Geo.5. c. 40.Indian and Colonial Divorce Jurisdiction Act 1926.The whole Act.
3 & 4 Geo. 6. c. 35.Indian and Colonial Divorce Jurisdiction Act 1940.The whole Act.
7 & 8 Geo. 6. c. 43.Matrimonial Causes (War Marriages) Act 1944.The whole Act.
10 & 11 Geo. 6. c. 30.Indian Independence Act 1947.Section 17.
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 3.Burma Independence Act 1947.Section 4(3).
11 & 12 Geo. 6. c. 7.Ceylon Independence Act 1947.Section 3.
In Schedule 2, paragraph 9.
14 Geo. 6. c. 20.Colonial and Other Territories (Divorce Jurisdiction) Act 1950.The whole Act.
14 Geo. 6. c. 37.The Maintenance Orders Act 1950.Section 7.
6 & 7 Eliz. 2. c. 40.The Matrimonial Proceedings (Children) Act 1958.Section 13.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 52.Cyprus Act 1960.In the Schedule, paragraph 14.
8 & 9 Eliz. 2. c. 55.Nigeria Independence Act 1960.In Schedule 2, paragraph 14.
9 & 10 Eliz. 2. c. 16.Sierra Leone Independence Act 1961.In Schedule 3, paragraph 15.
10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 1.Tanganyika Independence Act 1961.In Schedule 2, paragraph 15.
10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 23.South Africa Act 1962.In Schedule 3, paragraph 9.
10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 40.Jamaica Independence Act 1962.In Schedule 2, paragraph 14.
10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 54.Trinidad and Tobago Independence Act 1962.In Schedule 2, paragraph 14.
10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 57.Uganda Independence Act 1962.In Schedule 3, paragraph 13.
1963 c. 54.Kenya Independence Act 1963.Section 7.
1964 c. 46.Malawi Independence Act 1964.Section 6.
1964 c. 65.Zambia Independence Act 1964.Section 7.
1966 c. 19.The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1966.In section 8(2), the words “made in a consistorial action”.
1966 c. 29.Singapore Act 1966.Section 2.
1968 c. 63.The Domestic and Appellate Proceedings (Restriction of Publicity) Act 1968.Section 2(1)(a).
1969 c. 29.Tanzania Act 1969.Section 2.
In section 4(3), the words “or the Divorce Jurisdiction Acts”.
Section 7(1).
1971 c. 3.The Guardianship of Minors Act 1971.Section 15(3) to (6).
Section 17(2).
1971 c. 53.Recognition of Divorces and Legal Separations Act 1971.The whole Act.
1973 c. 18.The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.Section 45.
In section 50(2), in paragraph (b), the words “proceedings in a county court under section 45 above or to” and, in paragraph (c), the words “or to any aspect of section 47 above which is excepted by paragraph (b) above”.
1973 c. 29.The Guardianship Act 1973.In section 1(6), the words from “except that” to the end.
In section 2(1), the words “15”, “and section 15(3) to (6)” and “they are”.
Section 5(3).
In Schedule 2, in Part I, paragraph 3, and in Part II, the text of section 15(3) to (6) of the Guardianship of Minors Act 1971.
1973 c. 45.Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Act 1973.Section 2.
Sections 15 and 16.
1973 c. 48.The Pakistan Act 1973.In section 4(5), the words from the beginning to “1940, and”.
1975 c. 72.The Children Act 1975.In section 33(1), the words from “if” to the end.
In section 53(1), the words from “but where” to the end.
Section 54.
In section 100(8), the words “or 42”.
1981 c. 54.The Supreme Court Act 1981.In section 26(b), the words “or jactitation of marriage”.
1984 c. 42.The Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984.In Schedule 1, paragraph 14.
1985 c. 73.The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985.Section 16.

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