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Constables (Scotland) Act 1875

1875 CHAPTER 47 38 and 39 Vict

An Act to amend the Law in regard to Constables and Peace Officers in Scotland.

[2nd August 1875]

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C1Short title “The Constables (Scotland) Act 1875” given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C2Words of enactment and certain other words repealed by Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1893 (c. 54)

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1 After 1st Oct. 1875 no constable appointed under the Scots Acts, 1617, 1633, and 1661, shall exercise powers of constables and peace officers under the “Poaching Prevention Act, 1862.”E+W+S+N.I.

It shall not be lawful for any constable appointed under and in terms of the M1Act of the Parliament of Scotland passed in the year one thousand six hundred and seventeen, intituled “Anent the Justices for keeping of the King’s Majesties peace, and their Constables,” or of the M2Act of the said Parliament passed in the year one thousand six hundred and thirty-three, intituled “Ratification of the Acts made in favour of the Justices of the Peace and their Constables, and Commission to the Lords of Secret Council thereanent,” or the Justices of the M3Peace Act 1661, to exercise any of the powers conferred on constables and peace officers by the M4Poaching Prevention Act, 1862.

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