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Metropolitan Police Act 1839

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IVRepeal of 6 & 7 W.4 c.50 with a certain Limitation.

And be it enacted, That an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, intituled An Act to authorize the placing of the Horse Patrol now acting under the Authority of the Chief Magistrate of the Public Office in Bow Street under the Authority of the Justices appointed for the Metropolitan Police District, is hereby repealed; but notwithstanding the Repeal of the said Act it shall be lawful for Her Majesty to appoint the Justices appointed and to be appointed under the said Act of the Tenth Year of the Reign of King George the Fourth to be Justices of the Peace for the Counties of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, although they may not be qualified by Estate; and the said Justices shall be empowered to act as Justices in the last-mentioned Counties as fully as in any other Part of the Metropolitan Police District, and not further or otherwise, and shall be styled " The Commissioners of Police of the Metropolis."

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