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Statutory Declarations Act 1835

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Statutory Declarations Act 1835

1835 CHAPTER 62

An Act to repeal an Act of the present Session of Parliaments intituled An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire, Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths and Affidavits; and to make other Provisions for the Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.

[9th September 1835]

WHEREAS an Act was passed in the present Session of WW Parliament, intituled An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu-thereof; and for the more entire Suppression of voluntary and extrajudicial Oaths and Affidavits; and it was thereby enacted that the said Act should commence and take effect from and after the First Day of June in this present Year, the Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and thirty-live, it not being intended that the said recited Act should take effect before the same received the Royal Assent: And whereas the said recited Act did not receive the Royal Assent till after the said First Day of June One thousand eight hundred and thirty-rive: And whereas it was enacted by the said recited Act, that from and after the First Day of June next ensuing it should not be lawful for any Justice of the Peace to administer or receive such voluntary Oaths as are therein mentioned, it being intended that the said Prohibition should take effect from the Time of the Commencement of the said recited Act: And whereas it is expedient to amend the said Act, and to make some further Provisions for the better effecting the Object thereof, and to consolidate all the Provisions relating thereto into One Act: Be it therefore enacted by the King'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Authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this Act the said recited Act shall be and the same is hereby repealed.

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