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Acts of the Parliament of England
Acts of the Parliament of England during the reign of Charles II
These are the Acts of the Parliament of England, which remained in existence until the Act of Union 1707, during the reign of Charles II. Preceded by the Second Commonwealth and followed by the reign of James II.
Year Citation Short name Long name
1660 12 Chas. 2. c. 1. Parliament Act 1660[1] An Act for removing and preventing all Questions and Disputes concerning the Assembling and Sitting of this present Parliament
1660 12 Chas. 2. c. 11. An act of free and general pardon, indemnity and oblivion
1660 12 Chas. 2. c. 18. An act for the encouraging and increasing of shipping and navigation
1660 12 Chas. 2. c. 24. Tenures Abolition Act 1660[1] An Act takeing away the Court of Wards and Liveries and Tenures in Capite and by Knights Service and Purveyance, and for setling a Revenue upon his Majesty in Lieu thereof.
1661 13 Chas. 2. stat. 1. c. 1. Sedition Act 1661[1] An Act for Safety and Preservation of His Majesties Person and Government against Treasonable and Seditious practices and attempts.
1661 13 Chas. 2. stat. 1. c. 5. Tumultuous Petitioning Act 1661[1] An Act against Tumults and Disorders upon pretence of preparing or presenting Petitions or other Addresses to His Majesty or the Parliament.
1661 13 Chas. 2 stat. 1. c. 12. Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act 1661[1] An Act for Explanation of a Clause contained in an Act of Parliament made in the seventeenth year of the late King Charles, Entituled An Act for Repeal of a Branch of a Statute Primo Elizabethe concerning Commissioners for Causes Ecclesiastical.
1662 14 Chas. 2. c. 3. City of London Militia Act 1662[1] An Act for ordering the Forces in the several Counties of the Kingdom.
1662 14 Chas. 2. c. 4. Act of Uniformity 1662[1] An Act for the Uniformity of Publique Prayers and Administracion of Sacraments & other Rites & Ceremonies and for establishing the Form of making ordaining and consecrating Bishops Preists and Deacons of the Church of England.
1662 14 Chas. 2. c. 12. Poor Relief Act 1662[2] An Acte for the better Releife of the Poore of this Kingdom.
1663 15 Chas. 2. c. 6. Act of Uniformity (Explanation) Act 1663[1] An Act for Releife of such Persons as by Sickness or other Impediment were disabled from subscribeing the Declaration in the Act of Uniformity and Explanation of part of the said Act.
1664 16 & 17 Chas. 2. c. 5 Execution Act 1664[1] An Act to prevent Delayes in Extending Statutes Judgements and Recognizances.
1665 17 Chas. 2. c. 3 Augmentation of Benefices Act 1665[1] An Act for uniting Churches in Cittyes and Towns Corporate.
1666 18 & 19 Chas. 2. c. 11. Cestui que Vie Act 1666[1] An Act for Redresse of Inconveniences by want of Proofe of the Deceases of Persons beyond the Seas or absenting themselves upon whose lives Estates doe depend.
1667 19 & 20 Chas. 2. c. 8. Dean Forest Act 1667[2] An Acte for the increase and preservation of timber within the Forest of Dean
1670 22 Chas. 2. c. 12 Bridges Act 1670[1] An Additionall Act for the better repairing of Highwayes and Bridges.
1670 22 & 23 Chas. 2. c. 10. Statute of Distribution[2] An Act for the better settling of intestates' estates.
1670 22 & 23 Chas. 2. c. 11. Piracy Act 1670[1] An Act to prevent the delivery up of Merchants Shipps, and for the Increase of good and serviceable shipping.
1677 29 Chas. 2. c. 3. The Statute of Frauds 1677[2] An Act for prevention of Frauds and Perjuryes.
1677 29 Chas. 2. c. 7. The Sunday Observance Act 1677[2] An Act for the better Observation of the Lords Day commonly called Sunday.
1677 29 Chas. 2. c. 8. Augmentation of Benefices Act 1677[1] An Act for confirming and perpetuating Augmentations made by Ecclesiasticall Persons to small Vicarages and Curacies.
1677 29 Chas. 2. c. 9. Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act 1677[1] An Act for takeing away the Writt De Heretico cumburendo.
1679 31 Chas. 2. c. 1. Billeting Act 1679.[1] An Act for granting a Supply to His Majestie of Two hundred and six thousand fower hundred sixtie two pounds seventeen shillings and three pence for paying off and disbanding the Forces raised since the nine and twentyeth of September one thousand six hundred and seaventy seaven.
1679 31 Chas. 2. c. 2. The Habeas Corpus Act 1679[2] An Act for the better secureing the Liberty of the Subject and for the Prevention of Imprisonments beyond the Seas.
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 Short title from the Statute Law Revision Act 1948, Second Schedule.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Short title from the Short Titles Act 1896, First Schedule.