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Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829

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8 So much of any Acts as require the formula contained in 8 & 9 Will. 3. c. 3. (S.) to be tendered or taken, repealed. Roman Catholics may elect and be elected members for Scotland.E+W+S+N.I.

And whereas in an Act of the Parliament of Scotland made in the eighth and ninth session of the first Parliament of King William the Third, intituled “An Act for the preventing the “growth of popery,” a certain declaration or formula is therein contained, which it is expedient should no longer be required to be taken and subscribed: Such parts of any Acts as authorise the said declaration or formula to be tendered, or require the same to be taken, sworn, and subscribed, shall be and the same are hereby repealed, except as to such offices, places, and rights as are herein-after excepted; and that it shall be lawful for persons professing the Roman Catholic religion to elect and be elected members to serve in Parliament for Scotland, and to be enrolled as freeholders in any shire of Scotland, and to be chosen commissioners or delegates for choosing burgesses to serve in Parliament for any districts of burghs in Scotland, being in all other respects duly qualified . . . F1

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