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Promissory Oaths Act 1871

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Promissory Oaths Act 1871

1871 CHAPTER 48

An Act to repeal divers enactments relating to Oaths and Declarations which are not in force; and for other purposes connected therewith.

[13th July 1871]

Be it enactedWHEREAS divers Acts and parts of Acts relating to oaths and declarations have been virtually repealed by divers recent Acts, and in particular by an Act of the session of the twenty-ninth and thirtieth years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter twentytwo, intituled "An Act to render it unnecessary to'take and subscribe " certain declarations as a qualification for offices and employments, to indemnify such persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for office and employment, and for other purposes relating thereto, and by the Promissory Oaths Act, 1868; and it is expedient, with a view to the revision of the statute law, and particularly to the preparation of the revised edition of the statutes now in progress, expressly to repeal the Acts and parts of Acts so virtually repealed, and, other parts of the same Acts which have ceased to be in force :

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and - consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this -present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :

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