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CHAPTER 14.

An Act to facilitate the Citation of sundry Acts of Parliament. [20th July 1896.]

BE it enacted by thee Queen's most Excellent, Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lord's spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament. assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

1. Citations of Acts in First Schedule

Each of the Acts mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act may, without prejudice to any other mode of citation, be cited by the short title therein mentioned in that behalf.

2. Collective Acts

(1.) Each of the groups of Acts mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Act may, without prejudice to any other mode of citation, be citied by the collective title therein mentioned in that behalf.

(2.) If, it is provided that any Act, passed after this Act may, as to the whole or any part thereof, be cited with any of the groups of Acts mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Act, or with. any group of Acts to which a collective title has been given by any Act passed before this Act, that group shall be constructed as including that Act or part, and if if the collective title of the group states the first and last years of the group, the year in which that Act is passed shall be substituted for the last year of the group, and so an as often as a subsequent Act or part is added to the the group.


3. Effect of repeal of enactments giving short title.

Notwithstanding the repeal of an enactment giving a short title to an Act, the Act may, without prejudice to any other mode of citation, continue to be cited by that short title.

4. Repeal of 55 & 56 Vict. c. 10.

The Short Titles Act, 1892, is hereby repealed.

5 Short title

This Act may be cited as the Short Titles Act, 1896.


FIRST SCHEDULE.

Session and Chapter. Title. Short Title.
25 Edw. 3. Stat. 5. c. 2. Declaration What Offences shall be adjudged Treason. The Treason  Act, 1351
27 Hen. 8. c. 10. An Acte concᷣnyng uses and wylles The Statute of Uses.
28 Hen. 8. c. 15. An Act for punysshement of Pyrotes and Robbers of the See. The Offences at Sea  Act, 1536
5 & 6 Edw. 6. c. 16. An Act against buyinge and sellinge of offices. The Sale of Offices Act  Act, 1551
|43 Eliz. c. 2. An Acte for the Releife of the Poore. The Poor Relief  Act, 1601
21 Jac. 1. c. 16. An Acte for lymytac͠on of Ac͠ons and avoiding suitꝭ in Lawe The Limitation  Act, 1623
1 Chas. 1. c. 1. An Acte for punishing of divers abuses committed on the Lordꝭ Day called Sunday. The Sunday Observance  Act, 1625
14 Chas. 2. c. 12. An Acte for the better Releife of the Poore of this Kingdom. The Poor Relief  Act, 1662
19 & 20 Chas. 2. c. 8. An Act for the increase and preservation of timber Within the Forest of Dean. The Dean Forest  Act, 1667
22 & 23 Chas. 2. c. 10. An Act for the better settling of intestates’ estates. The Statute of Distribution.
29 Chas. 2. c. 3. An Act for prevention of Frauds and Perjuryes. The Statute of Frauds.
19 Chas. 2. c. 7. An Act for the better Observation of the Lords Day commonly called Sunday. The Sunday Observance  Act, 1677
31 Chas. 2. c. 2. An Act for the better secureing the Liberty of the Subject and for Prevention of Imprisonments beyond the Seas; The Habeas Corpus  Act, 1679
1685, c. 26. (Scotland) An Act concerning tailȝies The Entail Act, 1685.
1 Will. & Mary, Sess. 2. c. 2. An Act declaring the rights and liberties of the Subject and seteling the Succession to the Crowne. The Bill of Rights 1689[1]
2 Will. & Mar., Sess. 2. c. 2. An Act concerning the Commissioners of the Admiralty. The Admiralty  Act, 1690
3 Will. & Mar. c. 11. An Act for the better explanation , and supplying the defects of the former laws for the settlement of the poor. The Poor Relief  Act, 1691
5 & 6 Will. & Mar. c. 20. An Act for granting to theire Majesties severall Rates and Duties upon Tunnage of Shipps and Vessells and upon Beere Ale and other Liquors for secureing certaine Recompenses and Advantages in the said Act mentioned to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the sume of Fifteene hundred thousand pounds towards the carrying on the War against France. The Bank of England Act, 1694.
7 & 8 Will. 3. c. 3. An Act for regulateing of Tryals in Cases of Treason and Misprision of Treason. The Treason Act, 1695,
8 & 9 Will. 3. c. 20. An Act for making good the Deficiencies of several Funds therein mentioned and for enlargeing the Capital Stock of the Bank of England and for raising the Publick Creditt. The Bank of England Act, 1696,
9 Will. 3. c. 33. An Act for the increase and preservation of timber in the New Forest in the County of Southampton. The New Forest Act, 1697.
12 & 13 Will. 3. c. 2. An Act for the further limitation of the Crown and better securing the rights and liberties of the Subject. The Act of Settlement.
1 Anne, c. 1. An Act for the better Support of Her Majesty’s Household and of the honour and dignity of the Crown. The Crown Lands Act, 1702.
6 Anne, c. 11. An Act for an Union of the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland. The Union with Scotland Act, 1706.
6 Anne, c. 12. An Act for rendring more effectual an Act passed in the First Year of Her Majesties Reign intituled An Act for the better preventing Escapes out of the Queen’s Bench and Fleet Prisons. The Prison (Escape) Act, 1706.
6 Anne, c. 24. An Act for discharging small Livings from their First Fruits and Tenths and all Arrears thereof. The Queen Anne's Bounty Act, 1706.
6 Anne, c. 40. An Act for rendring the Union of the Two Kingdoms more intire and complete. The Union with Scotland (Amendment) Acts 1707.
6 Anne, c. 41. An Act for the Security of Her Majesties Person and Government and of the Succession to the Crown of Great Britain in the Protestant Line. The Succession to the Crown Act, 1707.
6 Anne, c. 53. An Act for settling and establishing the Court of Exchequer in the North Part of Great Britain called Scotland. The Exchequer Court(Scotland) Act,1707.
6 Anne, c. 54. An Act, the title of which begins With the words "An Act to inlarge," and ends with the words "for Payment of their First Fruits." The Queen Anne's Bounty Act, 1707.
6 Anne, c. 72. An Act for the more effectual Discovery of the Death of Persons pretended to be alive to the Prejudice of those who claim Estates after their Deaths. The Cestui que VieAct, 1707.
6 Anne, c. 75. An Act for the avoiding of Doubts and Questions touching the Statutes of divers Cathedrals and Collegiate Churches. The Cathedral Statutes Act, 1707.
6 Anne, c. 78. An Act, the title of which begins with the words “ An Act to “ make further Provision for “ electing,” and ends with the words “to serve in Parliament.” The Scottish Representative Peers Act,1707.
7 Anne, c. 5. An Act for naturalizing Foreign Protestants. The Foreign Protestants Naturalization Act, 1708.
7 Anne, c. 12. An Act for preserving the Privileges

of Ambassadors and other publick Ministers of Foreign Princes and States.

The Diplomatic Privileges Act, 1708.
7 Anne, c. 14. An Act for the better Preservation of Parochial Libraries in that Part of Great Britain called England. The Parochial Libraries Act, 1708.
7 Anne, c. 18. An Act to preserve the Rights of Patrons to Advowsons. The Advowsons Act, 1708.
7 Anne, c. 20. An Act for the Public registring of Deeds Conveyances and Wills and other Incumbrances which shall be made of or that may affect any Honors Manors Lands Tenements or Hereditaments within the County of Middlesex after the Twenty-ninth day of September One thousand seven hundred and nine. The Middlesex Registry Act, 1708.
7 Anne, c. 21. An Act for improving the Union of the Two Kingdoms. The Treason Act, 1708.
7 Anne, c. 30. An Act for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England. The Bank of England Act, 1708.
7 Anne, c. 33. An Act for rendring more effectual the Laws concerning Commissions of Sewers. The Commissions of Sewers Act, 1708.
8 Anne, c. 1. An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty to be raised by a Land Tax in Great Britain for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and ten. The Bank of England Act, 1709.
8 Anne, c. 16. An Act for discharging the Attendance of Noblemen, Barons, and Freeholders upon the Lords of Justiciary in their Circuits in that Part of Great Britain Called Scotland, and for abolishing the Method of exhibiting criminal Informations by the Porteous Roll. The Circuit Courts (Scotland) Act, 1709.
8 Anne, c. 18. An Act for the better Security of Rents, and to prevent Frauds committed by Tenants. The Landlord and Tenant Act, 1709.
9 Anne, c. 6. An Act for suppressing such unlawful Lotteries as are therein mentioned. The Lotteries Act, 1710.
9 Anne, c. 11. An Act for establishing a General Post Office for all Her Majesties Dominions, and for settling a weekly Sum out of the Revenues thereof for the service of the War and other Her Majesties Occasions. The Post Office (Revenues) Act, 1710.
9 Anne, c. 19. An Act for the better preventing of excessive and deceitful Gaming. The Gaming Act, 1710.
9 Anne, c. 25. An Act, the title of which begins with the words. "An Act for " rendring the Proceedings," and ends with the words, "in Corporations and Boroughs." The Municipal Offices Act, 1710.
10 Anne, c. 8. An Act for settling the Precedence of the most Excellent Princess Sophia, Electress and Dutchess Dowager of Hanover, of the Elector Her Son, and of the Electoral Prince the Duke of Cambridge. The Princess Sophia's Precedence Act, 1711.
10 Anne, c. 10. An Act, the title of which begins With the words, "An Act to "prevent the disturbing" and ends with the words, "against irregular Baptisms and Marriages." The Scottish Episcopalians Act, 1711.
10 Anne, c. 28. An Act for making the pleading of Deeds of Bargain and Sale enrolled and of Fee Farm Rents more easie. The Pleading Act, 1711.
10 Anne, c. 31. An Act for the more effectual preventing fraudulent Conveyances in order to multiply Votes for electing Knights of Shires to serve in Parliament. The Elections (Fraudulent Conveyances) Act, 1711.
13 Anne, c. 6. An Act for taking away Mortuaries within the Dioceses of Bangor, Landaff, St. David's, and St. Asaph, and giving a Recompense therefore to the Bishops of the said respective Dioceses. The Mortuaries (Bangor, &c.) Abolition Act, 1713
13 Anne, c. 11. An Act for the better Maintenance of Curates Within the Church of England, and for preventing any Ecclesiastical Persons from buying the next Avoidance of any Church Preferment. The Simony Act, 1713.
13 Anne, c. 13. An Act, the title of which begins with the words, "An Act for " rendring more effectual," and ends with the words, " Benefices belonging to Papists. . . " The Presentation of Benefices Act, 1713.
1 Geo. 1. Stat. 2. c. 5. An Act for preventing Tumults and riotous Assemblies, and for the more speedy and effectual punishing the Rioters. The Riot Act
1 Geo. 1. Stat. 2. c. 6. An Act the title of Which begins with the words "An Act for making perpetual an Act," and ends with the words "Payment of Tithes and Church-Rate. . ." The Tithes and Church Rates Recovery  Act, 1714
1 Geo. 1. Stat. 2. c. 10. An Act for making more effectual her late Majesties gracious Intention for augmenting the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy. The Queen Anne's Bounty  Act, 1714
1 Geo. 1. Stat. 2. c. 38. An Act for enlarging the time of Continuance of Parliaments, appointed by an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of King William and Mary, intituled "An Act for the frequent meeting and calling of Parliaments." The Septennial  Act, 1715
1 Geo. 1. Stat. 2. c. 54. An Act for the more effectual securing the Peace of the Highlands in Scotland. The Highlands Services  Act, 1715
1 Geo. 1. Stat. 2. c. 56. An Act to disable any Person from being chose a Member of or from sitting and voting in the House of Commons, who has any Pension for any Number of Years from the Crown. The Crown Pensioners Disqualification  Act, 1715
3 Geo. 1. c. 8. An Act for redeeming several Funds of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England pursuant to former Provisoes of Redemption. . . . ; and for other Purposes in this Act mentioned. The Bank of England  Act, 1716
3 Geo. 1. c. 10. An Act for the better collecting and levying the Revenue of the Tenths of the Clergy. The Queen Anne's Bounty  Act, 1716.
3 Geo. 1. c. 15. An Act for the better regulating the Office of Sheriffs, and for ascertaining their Fees, and the Fees for suing out their Patents and passing their Accompts. The Estreats  Act, 1716.
4 Geo. 1. c. 11. An Act . . . for declaring the Law upon some Points relating to Pirates. The Piracy  Act, 1717
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