Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918

1918 CHAPTER 47 8 and 9 Geo 5

An Act to amend the Law with respect to the Capacity of Women to sit in Parliament.

[21st November 1918]

1 Capacity of women to be members of Parliament.E+W+S+N.I.

A woman shall not be disqualified by sex or marriage for being elected to or sitting or voting as a Member of the Commons House of Parliament.

2 Short title.E+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act 1918.