Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1861

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Metropolitan Police (Receiver) Act 1861

1861 CHAPTER 124 24 and 25 Vict

An Act amending the Law relating to the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District; and for other Purposes.

[6th August 1861]

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Short title given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C2Preamble omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c. 19)

[F11 Receiver constituted a corporation sole.U.K.

The person for the time being holding the office of receiver for the Metropolitan Police District shall be a corporation sole, by the name of “the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District,” and by that name shall have perpetual succession, with a capacity by his official name to acquire and hold lands, to hold stock in the public funds, shares in any public company, securities for monies, and personal property of every description, to sue and be sued, to execute deeds, using an official seal, to make leases, to enter into engagements binding on himself and his successors in office, and to do all other acts necessary or expedient to be done in the execution of the duties of his office.]

Textual Amendments

F1S. 1 repealed (3.7.2000 for specified purposes, otherwiseprosp.) by 1999 c. 29, ss. 325, 423, Sch. 27 para. 3(a), Sch. 34 Pt. VII (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 2000/1648, art. 2, Sch.

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[F35 Power of receiver to purchase &c.U.K.

The receiver may, by the direction of one of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State, transfer, demise, enfranchise, mortgage, or otherwise dispose of property of any tenure vested in him in his official capacity, . . . F4.]

Textual Amendments

F3S. 5 repealed (3.7.2000 for specified purposes, otherwiseprosp.) by 1999 c. 29, ss. 325, 423, Sch. 27 para. 3(b), Sch. 34 Pt. VII (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 2000/1648, art. 2, Sch.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C3So much of s. 5 as relates to any police court repealed by Metropolitan Police Court (Buildings) Act 1871 (c. 35), Sch.

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9 This and previous Acts to be construed as one.U.K.

This Act, so far as is not inconsistent with the purposes thereof, shall be construed as one with the Metropolitan Police Act, 1829, and the other Acts relating to the Metropolitan Police Force.

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