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National Assistance Act 1948

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The existing poor law

Session and Chapter.Short Title.Extent of Repeal.
5 Geo. 1. c 8.The Poor Relief (Deserted Wives and Children) Act, 1718.The whole Act.
5 Geo. 4. c. 83.The Vagrancy Act, 1824 .In section three, the words from the beginning to " settled in such other parish, township, or place " ; in section four, the words " every person running away and leaving his wife, or his or her child or children, chargeable, or whereby she or they or any of them shall become chargeable, to any parish, township, or place ".
5 & 6 Vict. c. 57The" Poor Law Amendment Act, 1842.The whole Act.
7 & 8 Vict. c. 101.The Poor Law Amendment Act, 1844.Sections six and seven ; in section eight the words from the beginning to " misdemeanour " ; section sixty-three.
8 & 9 Vict. c. 117.The Poor Removal Act, 1845.The whole Act.
10 & 11 Vict. c 33.The Poor Removal Act, 1847.The whole Act.
12 & 13 Vict. c. 103.The Poor Law Amendment Act, 1849.The whole Act.
20 & 21 Vict. c 13.The Workhouse Sites Act, 1857.The whole Act.
20 & 21 Vict. c. 81.The Burial Act, 1857.Section six, so far as it authorises the consecration and use of new burial grounds.
24 & 25 Vict. c. 76.The Poor Removal (No. 2) Act, 1861.The whole Act.
25 & 26 Vict. c. 113.The Poor Removal Act, 1862.The whole Act.
26 & 27 Vict. c. 89.The Poor Removal Act, 1863.The whole Act.
39 & 40 Vict. c. 61.The Divided Parishes and Poor Law Amendment Act, 1876.Sections nineteen, twenty-four and forty-two.
63 & 64 Vict. c. 23.The Poor Removal Act, 1900.The whole Act.
20 & 21 Geo. 5. c. 17.The Poor Law Act, 1930.The whole Act.
24 & 25 Geo. 5. c 59.The Poor Law Act, 1934The whole Act.
1 & 2 Geo. 6. c 23.The Poor Law (Amendment) Act, 1938.The whole Act.

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