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An Act to abolish the Office of Secretary of Presentations, and to provide for the performance of the duties attached to that Office.
[29th March 1890]
Be it enactedby 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:
(1)The office of Secretary of Presentations is hereby abolished.
(2)Any act required by any statute to be done by the Secretary of Presentations shall be done by the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, and, subject as aforesaid, any duties hitherto performed by the Secretary of Presentations shall be performed by the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, or by such of the Lord Chancellor's officers as he may direct.
(3)The Lord Chancellor may make regulations respecting the passing and preparation of instruments prepared or issued by the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery under the duties or powers transferred by this Act.
(4)The enactments mentioned in the schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent appearing in the third column of that schedule.
2This Act may be cited as the Crown Office Act, 1890.
|Session and Chapter.||Title.||Extent of Repeal.|
|3 & 4 Will. 4. c. 84||An Act to provide for the performance of the duties of certain offices connected with the Court of Chancery which have been abolished.||The whole Act.|
|15 & 16 Vict. c. 87.||An Act for the relief of the suitors in the High Court of Chancery.||Section twenty-six.|
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