Statute Law Revision Act 1950
14 George VI, c. 6 (U.K.)
An Act for further promoting the Revision of the Statute Law by repealing Enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary and for facilitating the publication of Revised Editions of the Statutes.
[23rd May, 1950.]
- Provided as follows:—
- The repeal of any words or expressions of enactment described in the said schedules shall not affect the binding force, operation, or construction of any statute, or of any part of a statute, whether as respects the past or the future;
- and where any enactment not comprised in the said schedules has been repealed. confirmed, revived, or perpetuated by any enactment hereby repealed, such repeal, confirmation revivor, or perpetuation shall not be affected by the repeal effected by this Act;
- and the repeal by this Act of any enactment or schedule shall not affect any enactment in which such enactment or schedule has been applied, incorporated, or referred to;
- nor shall such repeal of any enactment affect any right to any hereditary revenues of the Crown, or affect any charges thereupon or prevent any such enactment from being put in force for the collection of any such revenues or otherwise in relation thereto;
- and this Act shall not affect the validity, invalidity, effect, or consequences Or anything already done or suffered,—or any existing status or capacity,—or any right, title, obligation, or liability, already acquired, accrued, or incurred, or any remedy or proceeding in respect thereof,—or any release or discharge of or from any debt. penalty, obligation, liability, claim, or demand,—or any indemnity,—or the proof of any past act or thing;
- nor shall this Act affect any principle or rule or law or equity, or established jurisdiction, form or course of pleading, practice, or procedure, or the general or public nature or any statute, or any existing usage, franchise, liberty, custom, privilege, restriction, exemption, office, appointment, payment, allowance, emolument, or benefit, or any prospective rigl1t, notwithstanding that the same respectively may have been in any manner affirmed, recognised, or derived by, in, or from any enactment hereby repealed; nor shall his Act revive or restore any jurisdiction, office, duty, drawback, fee. payment, franchise, liberty, custom, liability, right, state, degree, style, dignity, title, honour, privilege, restriction, exemption, usage, practice, procedure, form of punishment, or other matter or thing not now existing or in force;
- and this Act shall not extend to repeal any enactment so far as the same may be in force in any part of His Majesty's dominions out of the United Kingdom, except where otherwise expressed in the said schedules.
- (a) every part of a title, preamble or recital specified after the words "in part, namely," in connection with an Act mentioned in the Schedules to this Act, or in a Schedule to any Statute Law Revision Act heretofore enacted being a Schedule which specifies enactments thereby repealed and applies to Northern Ireland, may be omitted from any Northern Ireland edition, notwithstanding that the subject matter of the words omitted is not within the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland; and there may be added in that edition such brief statement of the Acts, officers, persons, and things mentioned in the title, preamble or recital as may in consequence of such omission appear necessary;
- (b) such of the provisions of any Statute Law Revision Act heretofore enacted as authorise the omission of any enactments or words other than such a part of a title, preamble or recital as aforesaid shall apply to any Northern Ireland edition, notwithstanding that the subject of the enactments or words omitted is not within the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, so, however, that, without prejudice to any other saving contained in this Act, an omission made under the authority of this paragraph shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any statute;
- (c) in any Northern Ireland edition an Act of the Irish Parliament may be cited by a short title assigned thereto by the Parliament of Northern Ireland, notwithstanding that the subject thereof is not within the powers of that Parliament; and
- (d) where any Act included in a Northern Ireland edition cites or refers to another Act otherwise than by its short title, the short title may be printed in that edition in substitution for such citation or reference, notwithstanding that the subject of the Act which contains the citation or reference is not within the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland.
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|30 & 31 Vict.: c. 3||Constitution Act, 1867.
- Only parts affecting the Constitution Acts are reproduced here.