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Public Records (Scotland) Act 1937

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FIRST SCHEDULERecords in the Public Record Office to be transmitted to the keeper

1Charter by King Richard I restoring to William, King of Scots, the castles of Roxburgh and Berwick, and all the pactions concerning homage to the King of England which Henry his father had extorted by the capture of King William. Dated 5 December 1189.

2Charter by King Richard I fixing the allowances to be made to Scottish kings visiting the Court in England, with entertainment and escort during the journey. Dated 17 April 1194.

3Bull of Pope Honorius III affirming the independence of the Church in Scotland from any jurisdiction except that of the Roman pontiff or his legate de latere. Dated 21 November 1218.

4Bull of Pope Innocent IV forbidding Scottish ecclesiastical causes to be tried outside Scotland, except in special cases at Carlisle or Durham. Dated 11 September 1245.

5Bull of Pope Innocent IV addressed to the Crusaders of the Kingdom of Scotland providing that redemption of Crusaders' vows shall not be prejudged by any grant made to the King of England. Dated 4 September 1251.

6Marriage Contract between Eric, King of Norway, and Margaret, daughter of Alexander III, King of Scots. Dated 25 July 1281.

7Minute declaring that King Edward I restores the manor of Aldenstone in Cumberland to Nicholas, son and heir of Robert de Vipont, reserving the mine. Dated 28 January 1281-2.

8Inventory of Papal Bulls, Charters and other Muniments in the Royal Treasury at Edinburgh Castle, made by the King's clerks. Dated 29 September 1282.

9Letters Patent by the Magnates of Scotland acknowledging Margaret, Princess of Norway, as heiress of Scotland failing issue of her grandfather and his late son. Dated 5 February 1283-4.

SECOND SCHEDULEEnactments repealed

Session and Chapter.Short Title.Extent of Repeal.
49 Geo. 3. c. 42.The Public Records (Scotland) Act, 1809.Sections ten, twelve and sixteen.
50 Geo. 3. c. 112.The Court of Session Act, 1810.Section twelve.
55 Geo. 3. c. 70.The Court of Session (Records) Act, 1815.Sections one and two.
1 & 2 Vict. c 118.The Court of Session (No. 2) Act, 1838.Sections eighteen and twenty, so far as unrepealed.
39 & 40 Vict. c. 70.The Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act, 1876.In section fifty-four the words " and the place or places and " manner in which the records, " books, documents, papers, " and things connected there-" with should be hereafter "kept".
18 & 19 Geo. 5. c 34.The Reorganisation of Offices (Scotland) Act, 1928.Section ten.
23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 41.The Administration of Justice (Scotland) Act, 1933.Section twenty-five so far as relating to the Principal Extractor of the Acts and Decrees of the Court of Session.

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