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Part VIIIE+W+S+N.I. Slave Trade Acts

Chapter or NumberShort title or titleExtent of repeal or revocation
5 Geo.4 c.113.Slave Trade Act 1824.Sections 3 to 9.
Section 12.
Sections 39 and 40.
Section 47.
3 & 4 Will.4 c.73.Slavery Abolition Act 1833.The whole Act.
6 & 7 Vict. c.98.Slave Trade Act 1843.In section 1, the words “and of this present Act” and “or by this present Act,”.
Section 4.
27 & 28 Vict. c.24.Naval Agency and Distribution Act 1864.In section 12, the words “In case of any seizure or capture under any Act relating to the abolition of the slave trade:”.
36 & 37 Vict. c.88.Slave Trade Act 1873.

In section 2—

(a) the definitions of “British possession” and “foreign state”;

(b) from the definition of “Vice-Admiralty Court” onwards.

In section 3—

(a) the words in brackets commencing “subject in the case”;

(b) in paragraph (a), the words from “and for any commander” to the end;

(c) in paragraph (b), the words from “and for any commander” to the end;

(d) the words from “for adjudication” to the end.

Sections 4 to 16.
Section 17 from “in like manner” onwards.
Sections 18 to 23.
In section 24, the words from “and any enactments” to “by this Act;”.
Section 25.
In section 26, the words from “, either in Her Majesty’s dominions” to “has jurisdiction”; and the last paragraph.
Sections 28 and 29.
Schedule 1.
53 & 54 Vict. c.27.Colonial Courts of Admiralty Act 1890.In paragraph (b) of the proviso to section 2, the words “and under the Slave Trade Act 1873,” and “or the slave trade”.
In paragraph (a) of the proviso to section 9(2), the words “to the slave trade,”.
Section 13.
15 & 16 Geo.5 c.86.Criminal Justice Act 1925.Section 11(3).
1967 c.18.Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967.In Schedule 1, paragraph 7(a).
1971 c.23.Courts Act 1971.In Schedule 8, paragraph 8.
1978 c.23.Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978.In Part II of Schedule 5, the entry relating to the Slave Trade Act 1843.
1995 c.21.Merchant Shipping Act 1995.In Schedule 13, paragraph 4.

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