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Defence Act 1842

1842 CHAPTER 94 5 and 6 Vict

An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the services of the Ordnance Department, and the vesting and purchase of lands and hereditaments for those services, and for the defence and security of the Realm.

[10th August 1842]

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C1Short title “The Defence Act 1842” given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C3Functions of H. M. Ordnance now exercisable by Secretary of State for Defence: Ordnance Board Transfer Act 1855 (c. 117) and S.I. 1964/488

C4Jurisdiction of Court of Exchequer now exercisable by High Court of Justice (E.W.) and by Queen's Bench Division of High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland (N.I.): Supreme Court of Judicature Act (Ireland) 1877 (c. 57), ss. 4, 21(4), 36, Supreme Court of Judicature (Ireland) (No. 2) Act 1897 (c. 66), s. 1, Government of Ireland Act 1920 (c. 67), ss. 38, 40, 41, S.R. & O. 1921/1802, 1804 (Rev. XVI pp. 954, 967: 1921, pp. 1332, 422) and Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 (c. 49), s. 18

C5Functions of justices of the peace now exercisable by resident magistrates (N.I.): Magistrates' Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (c. 21), s. 13

C6References to Dublin to be construed as references to Belfast: S.R. & O. 1921/1804 (Rev. XVI, p. 967: 1921 p. 422)

C9Powers to apply Act with modifications conferred by Supply Powers Act 1975 (c. 9, SIF 57), s. 2, Sch. 1 Pt. I

C10Act extended (23.6.1999) by S.I. 1999/1736, art. 5(1)

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I1Act wholly in force at Royal Assent

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