The Statutes of Wales (1908)/Chronological Table

The Statutes of Wales  (1908)  edited by Ivor Bowen
Chronological Table


CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
OF THE
STATUTES RELATING
TO THE
DOMINION, PRINCIPALITY, AND COUNTRY
OF
WALES.

(Note.—Rep. = repealed. S.L.R. = Statute Law Revision Act.)

PAGE. YEAR. STATUTE AND
CHAPTER.
TITLE. HOW REPEALED OR OTHERWISE AFFECTED.
1 1215 17 John, Clauses 56, 57, 58 Magna Charta  
2 1275 3 Edward I, c. 17 Statute of Westminster I.
The King's Writ to run in the Marches of Wales
Rep. S.L.R. 1863
2 1284 12 Edward 1, c. 1 (Statutum Walliae) The Statute of Wales. Wales annexed to the Crown of England Rep. S.L.R. 1887
27 1315-1316 9 Edward 2 An ordinance concerning customs of West Wales and South Wales  
29 1315-1316 9 Edward 2 An ordinance concerning customs of North Wales  
30 1353 27 Edward 3, Stat. 2, c. 18 Merchants of Wales may bring their wools to the Staples of England Rep. 3 George 4, c. 41, s. 5
30 1354 28 Edward 3, c. 2 Lords of Marches of Wales shall be attendant and annexed to the Crown of England, and not to the Principality of Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1887
31 1400-1 2 Henry 4, c. 12 Certain restraints laid on Welshmen Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
31 1400-1 2 Henry 4, c. 16 Excesses committed by Welshmen on English neighbours by distressing of cattle, etc. Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
32 1400-1 2 Henry 4, c. 17 Welshman committing Felony in England and thereof attainted, and flieth to Wales, shall be executed Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
33 1400-1 2 Henry 4, c. 18 The Lords Marchers to keep ward in their Castles Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
33 1400-1 2 Henry 4, c. 19 Of suits against Englishmen in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
33 1400-1 2 Henry 4, c. 20 Welshmen shall not purchase lands in England Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
34 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 26 Englishmen shall not be convict in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
34 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 27 As to minstrels and vagabonds in Wales Rep. 19-20 Vict. c. 64
34 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 28 As to congregations in Wales Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
35 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 29 Welshmen not to carry Arms Rep. 19-20 Vict. c. 64
35 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 30 No armour or victuals to be carried into Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
35 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 31 Welshmen not to have castles Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
36 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 32 No Welshman shall bear office in Wales Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
36 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 33 Castles and walled towns in Wales to be kept by Englishmen Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
36 1402 4 Henry 4, c. 34 Englishmen married to Welsh women not to have office in Wales Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
37 1407 9 Henry 4, c. 3 Felons in South Wales Rep. S.L.R 1863
37 1407 9 Henry 4, c. 4 Concerning Felonies and Robberies in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
37 1413 1 Henry 5, c. 6 Concerning rebellion in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
38 1414 2 Henry 5, Stat. 2, c. 5 Outrages committed by the Welsh Rep. S.L R. 1863
39 1425-6 4 Henry 6, c. 3, s. 5 Justices may amend Records, Wales excepted Rep. 46-47 Vict. c. 49, s. 4
40 1429 8 Henry 6, c. 15 Justices may amend Records, Wales excepted Rep. 46-47 Vict. c. 49, s. 4.
40 1430 9 Henry 6, c. 3 Confirming Statute against Owen Glyndwr  
41 1441-2 20 Henry 6,c. 3 Concerning outrages by Welshmen Rep. S.L.R. 1863
43 1441-2 20 Henry 6, c. 7 Foreign merchandise passing through or exported from Wales to be forfeited Rep. S.L.R. 1863
44 1444-5 23 Henry 6, c. 4 Concerning Welshmen outlawed Rep. 19-20 Vict. c. 64
45 1446-7 25 Henry 6 All statutes against Welshmen confirmed Rep. 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11
45 1448-9 27 Henry 6, c. 4 Concerning Welshmen who take away Englishmen (Extending 20 Henry 6, c. 3) Rep. S.L.R. 1863
46 1449 28 Henry 6, c. 4 To prevent undue distresses in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
47 1495 11 Henry 7, c. 33 To make void divers leases and offices within the Principality of Wales  
50 1529 21 Henry 8, c. 6, ss. 6, 7 Concerning the taking of Mortuary fees in Wales S. 6, rep. 13, Anne, c. 6, s. 1
51 1534 26 Henry 8, c. 4 For punishment of perjury of jurors in the Lordships Marchers of Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
52 1534 26 Henry 8, c. 5 Ferries on the Severn Rep. 19-20, Vict. c. 64
54 1534 26 Henry 8, c. 6 Concerning Councils in Wales. Murders and Felonies committed within any Lordship Marcher in Wales to be tried in the next adjoining county, &c. Rep. 19-20, Vict. c. 64
63 1534 26 Henry 8, c. 11 For punishing Welshmen attempting any assaults or affrays upon the inhabitants of Hereford, Gloucester and Shropshire Rep. S.L.R. 1863
64 1534 26 Henry 8, c. 12 For purgation of convicts in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
67 1535 27 Henry 8, c. 5 For the making of Justices of Peace in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1887
69 1535 27 Henry 8, c. 7 For the abuses in the Forests of Wales  
72 1535 27 Henry 8, c. 10, s. 16 The Statute of Uses  
73 1535 27 Henry 8, c. 14, s. 7 Untanned hides of beasts killed within Wales to be exported freely Rep. 3 Geo. 4, c. 41, ss. 2, 4
73 1535 27 Henry 8, c. 24, ss. 1, 2, 3, 18 An Act for re-continuing the Liberties of the Crown  
75 1535 27 Henry 8, c. 26 For Laws and Justice to be ministered in Wales in like form as it is in this Realm Ss. 2-8, 17, 18 rep. in part, by 50-51 Vict. c. 55, s. 39; ss. 2, 3, 8, 22 rep. in part; ss. 18-21, 23-32 rep. S.L.R. 1887
93 1536 28 Henry 8, c. 3 Giving the King authority to allot the Townships, Shire Divisions and Shire Towns within the Dominion and Principality of Wales during the three next ensuing years Rep. S.L.R. 1863
94 1536 28 Henry 8, c. 6 To continue Stat. 26 Henry 8, c. 11 against Welshmen Rep. S.L.R. 1863
95 1539 31 Henry 8, c. 11 An Act for the allotting of certain Townships in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
96 1540 32 Henry 8, c. 4 For trial of Treasons in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
96 1540 32 Henry 8, c. 27 For the resumption at Calais, Berwick, and Wales  
97 1540 32 Henry 8, c. 37. s. 2 Act for recovering arrears of rent by Executors not to apply to Wales  
97 1541 33 Henry 8, c. 3 For folding of cloths in North Wales Rep. 49 Geo. 3, c. 109, s. 1
98 1541 33 Henry 8, c. 13. ss. 3, 4 Concerning certain Lordships translated from the County of Denbigh to the County of Flint Preamble, ss. 1-2, rep. S.L.R. 1887.
Repealed as to coroners for Cheshire 23-24 Vict, c. 116, s. 7
99 1542-3 34-35 Henry 8, c. 11. For the true making of Frizes and Cottons in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
101 1542-3 34-35 Henry 8, c. 26 For certain ordinances in the King's Majesty's Dominions and Principality of Wales Ss. ID, 22, 27-31 rep. 50-1, Vict. c. 55, s. 39; ss. 3-8, 11-20, 23, 24, 26-32, 34, 35, 40-46, 48, 49, 51, 53-55, 59, 60, 62-65, and in part, ss. 21-61, rep. S.L.R. 1887; s. 25 rep. 50-1 Vict. c. 71, s. 45.
133 1543 35 Henry 8, c. 11 For the due payment of the Fees and Wages of Knights and Burgesses for the Parliament in Wales Rep. 19-20 Vict. 6. 64
135 1547 1 Edward 6, c. 10 An act for exigents and proclamations in Wales Rep. except in part ss. 1, 3- 50-1 Vict. c. 55. s. 39.
Rep. as to outlawry except in criminal proceedings, S.L.R. 1887
139 1548 2-3 Edward 6, c. 13, s. 16 Tithes of Marriage Goods in Wales abolished  
139 1554 1 Mary, Session 3, c. 11 An Act touching the Sea Sands in Glamorganshire  
141 1554 1-2 Philip and Mary, c. 15 To confirm the Liberties of the Lords Marchers in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1887
143 1557 4-5 Philip and Mary, c. 2, ss. 18, 19 For the having of Horse, Armour, and Weapon in Wales Rep. 1 James 1, c. 25, s. 7
143 1558 1 Elizabeth, c. 11, s. 11 An Act limiting the time for laying on land Merchandise from beyond the seas Rep. 6 Geo. 4, c. 105
144 1562 5 Elizabeth, c. 5. s. 31 An Act for the maintenance of the Navy Rep. 31-2 Vict. c. 45, s. 71
144 1562 5 Elizabeth, c. 23, s. 6 An Act for the execution of the Writ de Excommunicato Capiendo.  
145 1562 5 Elizabeth, c. 25 To fill up Juries "de circumstantibus" in Wales. Rep. 6 Geo. 4, c. 50, s. 62
149 1562 5 Elizabeth, c. 28 For the translating of the Bible and the Divine Service into the Welsh Tongue Sect. 2, rep. S.L.R. 1863
151 1565 8 Elizabeth, c. 20 To repeal ss. 6-10 of 26 Henry 8, c. 6, and s. 33 of 34-35 Henry 8, c. 26, as to trial of offences in the County of Merioneth Rep. S.L.R. 1863
152 1575 18 Elizabeth, c. 8 For the appointing and authorising of Justices of Assize in the Shires of Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
156 1584 27 Elizabeth, c. 6, s. 6 Proviso for Jurors in Wales Rep. 6 Geo. 4, c. 50, s. 62
156 1584 27 Elizabeth, c. 9 An Act for the amendment of errors in fines and recoveries in the twelve Shires of Wales and Town and County of Haverfordwest Rep. S.L.R. 1887
162 1605 3 James 1, c. 17 Welsh Cottons not to be sealed Rep. 19-20 Vict. c. 64
163 1623-4 21 James 1, c. 9 An Act for the Free Trade of Welsh Cloths Rep. S.L.R. 1863
165 1623-4 21 James 1, c. 10 Repealing s. 59 of 34-35 Henry 8, c. 26, giving the King power to alter the laws of Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1887
167 1623-4 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 5 Concerning Welsh Cottons Rep. S.L.R. 1863
167 1623-4 21 James 1, c. 28, s. 11 Repealing laws of Henry 4 and Henry 6 against Welshmen Rep. S.L.R. 1863
168 1640-1 16 Charles 1, c. 10, ss. 4, 9 For taking away the Star Chamber jurisdiction exercised before the Council of Wales
169 1648 Commonwealth Statute An Act concerning the sequestration of South Wales and County of Monmouth
172 1649 Commonwealth Statute An Act for the better propagation and preaching of the Gospel in Wales, and redress of some grievances
179 1649 Commonwealth Statute An Act for the admitting of the six Counties of North Wales to a general composition for delinquency
185 1659 Commonwealth Statute An Act for taking the Accompts, and redressing of grievances concerning the Tithes and Church livings in Wales; and for advancement of Religion and learning there
188 1662 13-14 Charles 2, c. 4, s. 27 Book of Common Prayer to be translated into the Welsh Tongue. Act of Uniformity S. 27 rep. S.L.R. 1863
189 1667 19 Charles 2, c. 5 Extending Act concerning replevins and avowries to Wales Rep. 42-3 Vict. c. 59
190 1670 22 Charles 2, c. 6, s. 8 An Act for sale of fee farm rents, proviso excluding Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1863
190 1688 1 William and Mary, c. 27 For taking away the Court holden before the President and Council of the Marches of Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1867
191 1692 4-5 William and Mary, c. 24, ss. 15, 19 As to the qualification of a juror in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1867
192 1693 5-6 William and Mary, c. 4 To repeal 34-35 Henry 8, c. 26, s. 55, limiting Justices of the Peace to each County Rep. to "purposes and that," S.L.R. 1887
193 1695 7-8 William 3, c. 38 For taking away the custom of Wales which hinders persons from disposing their personal estates by will Rep. S.L.R. 1867
195 1697-8 9-10 William 3. c. 16 For executing Judgments and Decrees saved in a clause or statute 1 William and Mary, c. 27, made for taking away the court holden before the President and Council of Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1867
196 1698-9 11-12 William 3. c. 9 For preventing of frivolous and vexatious suits in the Principality of Wales and the Counties Palatine Rep. 42-43 Vict. c. 59
197 1705 4 Anne, c. 16, s. 24 An Act for the better advancement of justice, extending to Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1867
197 1713 13 Anne, c. 6 An Act for taking away mortuaries within the dioceses of Bangor, Llandaff, St. Davids, and St. Asaph, and giving a recompense therefor to the Bishops of the respective dioceses Part of s. 1, from "the said proviso" to "repealed, annulled and made void," repealed S.L.R. 1887
202 1715 1 George 1, stat. 2, c. 37 An Act to grant the regalities and lands to the Prince of Wales
202 1716 3 George 1, c, 15, s. 20, s. 22 Sheriff's oath. Sheriffs in Wales to account before Auditors in Wales Rep. by the Sheriff's Act, 1887, 50-1, Vict. c. 55, s. 39
203 1721 8 George 1, c. 25, s. 6 An Act for setting down the time of signing Judgments in the Principality of Wales and the Counties Palatine. Rep. 42-43 Vict. c. 59
204 1730 3 George 2, c. 25, s. 9 An Act for the better regulation of juries
204 1732-3 6 George 2, c. 14, ss. 1, 3 An Act for preventing frivolous arrests, and for the use of the English language in the Courts of Great Sessions Rep. 42-43 Vict. c. 59
206 1746 20 George 2, c. 42, s. 3 "Wales" to be included in England
207 1759-9 32 George 2, c. 28, s. 11 Relief of imprisoned debtors in Wales Rep. 50-1 Vict. c. 55, s. 39 as relating to sheriffs
207 1767-8 7 George 3, c. 14 An Act for providing proper accommodation for Judges in Wales Rep. S.L.R 1867
209 1772 12 George 3, c. 30 Salaries of Welsh Judges Rep. S.L.R 1861
210 1773 13 George 3, c. 51 An act to regulate proceedings in Courts of Great Sessions in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1861, see also sections 19-20 of 5 Geo. 4, c. 106
220 1793 33 George 3, c. 68 An Act remedying inconveniences in Courts of Great Sessions and in the County Courts of Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1887
222 1809 49 George 3, c. 127, s. 5 An Act augmenting the salaries of the Justices of Great Sessions in Wales Rep. S.L.R. 1861
223 1812 George 3, c. 155, s. 10 An Act to repeal Acts relating to religious worship and assemblies Rep. S.L.R. 1873
223 1824 5 George 4, c. 106 An Act to enlarge and extend the power of the Welsh Judges Rep. S.L.R. 1861
239 1827 7-8 George 4, c. 53. s. 3 An Act relating to the Excise Rep. but reenacted by 53-54 Vict. c. 21, s. 38, ss. 1.
239 1830 11 George 4, and 1 William 4, c. 70, ss. 1, 13-20, 22-34, 39 An Act to abolish the separate jurisdiction for the Principality of Wales S. 1, 13, 19, 20, 27 rep. by 42-43 Vict. c. 59; s. 22 rep. 32-33 Vict. c. 83, s. 20; s. 14, 16, 18, 23-26, 28-30, 34, 39, rep. by S.L.R. 1873; s. 31 Rep. S.L.R. 1890
248 1832 2-3 William 4, c. 45, ss. 4, 8, 9, 10, 15, 32 Representation of the People Act
251 1836 6-7 William 4, c. 77, ss. 11, 19 An Act for carrying into effect the reports of the Commissioners appointed to consider the state of the Established Church in England and Wales S. 11, Rep. 1-2, Vict. c. 106, s. 103
252 1837 7 William 4, and 1 Victoria, c. 22, s. 23 Provision for Marriages in the Welsh Tongue
252 1838 1-2 Victoria, c. 106, ss. 103, 104, 105 Provision for benefices in Wales S. 103 rep. S.L.R. (No. 2) 1874
254 1840 3-4 Victoria, c. 113, ss. 1, 2, 19, 22, 38, 39, 40, 51, 62, 66 To carry into effect the reports of the Commissioners of Ecclesiastical duties and revenues S. 39 rep. 4-5 Vict. c. 39; s. 62 rep. 6-7 Vict. c. 77; s. 51 rep. in part, 36-37 Vict. c. 64, s. 3; ss. 2, 19, 38, 40 rep. by S.L.R. (No. 2) 1874
256 1841 4-5 Victoria, c. 39, ss. 14, 28 An Act relating to Ecclesiastical Commissioners Repealing ss. 38, 39, 40 of 3-4 Victoria, c. 113 (1840) Rep. S.L.R. (No. 2) 1874
257 1842 5-6 Victoria, c. 112 An Act suspending preferments in the dioceses of St. Asaph and Bangor Rep. S.L.R. (No. 2) 1874
258 1843 6-7 Victoria, c. 77 An Act for regulating the Cathedral Churches of Wales S. 9, 10, 15, 16 repealed; s. 5 to "repealed; and that"; s. 8 to "Bishop of Bangor, and," and also from "provided" to end of that section; s. 13, from "that" to "repealed; and."Repealed by S.L.R. (No. 2) 1874
263 1844 7-8 Victoria, c. 91 An Act to Consolidate and amend the laws relating to Turnpike Trusts in South Wales See 51-2 Vict. c. 42, s. 13
263 1845 8-9 Victoria, c. 11 An Act for assigning Sheriffs in Wales

Rep. 50-1 Vict. c. 55, s. 39

263 1845 8-9 Victoria, c. 61 An Act to make certain further provisions for the consolidation of Turnpike Trusts in South Wales. See 51-2 Vict. c. 41, s. 13
264 1847 10-11 Victoria, c. 72 An Act for the further amendment of the laws relating to Turnpike roads in South Wales See 51-2 Vict. c. 41, s. 13
364 1847 10-11 Victoria, c. 108 An Act for establishing the Bishopric of Manchester and amending certain Acts relating to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners for England S. 1, in part, and s. 3 repealed S.L.R. 1875; s. 2, from "and whenever," rep. S.L.R. 1891
266 1860 23-24 Victoria, c. 68 An Act for the better management and control of the highways in South Wales See 51-52 Vict. c. 41, s. 13
267 1863 26-27 Victoria, c. 82 To empower Bishops of Welsh dioceses to facilitate the making provision for English services in Wales
268 1878 41-42 Victoria, c. 34 An Act to amend the laws relating to Highways in South Wales See 51-52 Vict. c. 41, s. 13
269 1881 44-45 Victoria, c. 14 Repair of Highway roads in South Wales See 51-52 Vict. c. 41, s. 13
269 1881 44-45 Victoria, c. 61 To prohibit sale of intoxicating liquors on Sunday in Wales S. 3. rep. S.L.R. 1894
270 1882 45-46 Victoria, c. 67 South Wales Turnpike Roads Amendment Act See 51-52 Vict. c. 41, s. 13
270 1885 48-49 Victoria, c. 54, s. 2 Pluralities Acts Amendment Act, 1885
270 1887 50-51 Victoria, c. 55. s. 31 Extension to Wales of law relating to Sheriffs
271 1887 50-51 Victoria, c. 58, s. 39 (1) Mines, Inspectors of, to know Welsh  
271 1888 51-52 Victoria, c. 41, s. 13 An Act to amend the Laws relating to Local Government in England and Wales

(1) Cesser of Tolls and application of Highways Act, 1878

(2) Transfer to County Council of property and liabilities of District Roads Boards

 
272 1889 52-53 Victoria, c. 40 An Act to promote Intermediate Education in Wales  
280 1890 53-54 Victoria, c. 21, s. 38 (1) Wales included under "England" in Inland Revenue Statutes  
280 1890 53-54 Victoria, c. 60, s. I (4) An Act for the distribution of Duties on Customs and Excise  
280 1894 57-58 Victoria, c. 42, s. 2 (3). Quarry inspectors to speak Welsh  
280 1898 61-62 Victoria, c. 58, s. 14 Marriages in Welsh tongue  
281 1901 1 Edward 7, c. 22, s. 118 (2) Factory inspectors to know Welsh  
281 1902 2 Edward 7, c. 14 The University of Wales Act  
281 1902 2 Edward 7, c. 42, s. 17 (8) An Act making further provision with respect to Education in England and Wales