Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2008

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation2008 c. 12


Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2008

2008 Chapter 12

An Act to promote the reform of the statute law by the repeal, in accordance with recommendations of the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission, of certain enactments which (except in so far as their effect is preserved) are no longer of practical utility, and to make other provision in connection with the repeal of those enactments. 9

[21st July 2008]

Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

S-1 Repeals and associated provisions

1 Repeals and associated provisions

(1) The enactments referred to in Schedule 1 are repealed to the extent specified in the second column of that Schedule.

(2) Schedule 2 (consequential and connected provisions) has effect.

S-2 Extent

2 Extent

(1) This Act extends to the whole of the United Kingdom.

(2) This Act also extends to the Isle of Man.

(3) Subject to subsection (5), the repeals and amendments in Schedules 1 and 2 have the same extent as the enactments repealed or amended, except as mentioned in the relevant entry.

(4) Her Majesty may by Order in Council provide—

(a) that the repeal by this Act of any enactment specified in the Order shall on a date so specified extend to any of the Channel Islands or any British overseas territory, and

(b) that any provision of Schedule 2 specified in the Order shall on a date so specified extend to any of the Channel Islands or any British overseas territory subject to any modification so specified.

(5) Except as provided by an order under subsection (4), this Act does not repeal or amend any enactment so far as the enactment forms part of the law of a country outside the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man.

S-3 Short Title

3 Short Title

This Act may be cited as theStatute Law (Repeals) Act 2008.

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1

Repeals

1 Armed Forces

Part 1

Armed Forces

group 1– royal naval school

Reference

Extent of repeal

3 & 4 Vict. c.lxxxvi (1840) (Royal Naval School Act)

The whole Act.

8 & 9 Vict. c.xxii (1845) (Royal Naval School Act)

The whole Act.

Royal Naval School Amendment Act 1851 (14 & 15 Vict. c.xxix)

The whole Act.

23 & 24 Vict. c.civ (1860) (Royal Naval School Act)

The whole Act.

Royal Naval School (New Cross) Disused Chapel Site Act 1890 (53 & 54 Vict. c.viii)

The whole Act.

group 2– greenwich hospital

Reference

Extent of repeal

Greenwich Hospital Act 1883 (46 & 47 Vict. c.32)

In section 3, the words ‘and Royal Naval Artillery Volunteer Force’.

Greenwich Hospital Act 1942 (5 & 6 Geo.6 c.35)

Section 1(3).

Greenwich Hospital Act 1947 (10 & 11 Geo.6 c.5)

The whole Act.

Greenwich Hospital Act 1967 (c. 74)

Section 1(2).

Section 2.

group 3– military lands

Reference

Extent of repeal

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation Act 1893 (56 & 57 Vict. c.xxxvii)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation Act 1895 (58 & 59 Vict. c.xxv)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Order Confirmation (No.2) Act 1895 Session 2 (59 Vict. Sess.2 c.xv)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation Act 1898 (61 & 62 Vict. c.lxxxix)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.2) Act 1898 (61 & 62 Vict. c.ccxiv)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1899 (62 & 63 Vict. c.cxxxiii)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1900 (63 & 64 Vict. c.i)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation Act 1901 (1 Edw.7 c.xxxii)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.2) Act 1901 (1 Edw.7 c.clvii)

The whole Act.

Naval Works Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1901 (1 Edw.7 c.clx)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.1) Act 1902 (2 Edw.7 c.i)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Order Confirmation (No.2) Act 1902 (2 Edw.7 c.lxxiii)

The whole Act.

Naval Works Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1903 (3 Edw.7 c.lxvii)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Orders Confirmation Act 1903 (3 Edw.7 c.lxxxiv)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation Act 1911 (1 & 2 Geo.5 c.iv)

The whole Act.

Military Lands Provisional Order Confirmation Act 1912 (2 & 3 Geo.5 c.cxvii)

The whole Act.

group 4– general repeals

Reference

Extent of repeal

Chelsea and Kilmainham Hospitals Act 1826 (7 Geo.4 c.16)

Section 3.

Sections 10 and 11.

Section 13.

Section 23.

Section 27.

Section 31.

Section 34.

In section 46, the words ‘, in case the same shall amount to or exceed the sum of two hundred pounds,’.

Sections 47 and 48.

Army (Artillery, etc.) Pensions Act 1833 (3 & 4 Will.4 c.29)

The whole Act.

Drouly Fund Act 1838 (1 & 2 Vict. c.89)

The whole Act.

Army Act 1881 (44 & 45 Vict. c.58)

The whole Act.

Barracks Act 1890 (53 & 54 Vict. c.25)

The whole Act.

Seamen's and Soldiers' False Characters Act 1906 (6 Edw.7 c.5)

The whole Act.

Injuries in War (Compensation) Act 1914 (4 & 5 Geo.5 c.30)

The whole Act.

Injuries in War (Compensation) Act 1914 (Session 2) (5 & 6 Geo.5 c.18)

The whole Act.

Naval and Military War Pensions &c. Act 1915 (5 & 6 Geo.5 c.83)

The whole Act (except as it extends to the Isle of Man).

Sailors and Soldiers (Gifts for Land Settlement) Act 1916 (6 & 7 Geo.5 c.60)

The whole Act.

War Pensions (Administrative Provisions) Act 1919 (9 & 10 Geo.5 c.53)

Section 1.

Admiralty Pensions Act 1921 (11 & 12 Geo.5 c.39)

Section 2(3).

Finance Act 1944 (7 & 8 Geo.6 c.23)

Section 46.

Polish Resettlement Act 1947 (10 & 11 Geo.6 c.19)

Section 7.

Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 (c. 56)

In Schedule 2, in Part 1, paragraph 36.

Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1981 (c. 19)

In Schedule 2, paragraph 4.

Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 (c. 1)

Section 641(1)(e).

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

In Schedule 25, paragraph 14.

In Schedule 32, paragraph 152.

2 County Gaols

Part 2

County Gaols

group 1– buckinghamshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

10 Geo.2 c.10 (1736) (Aylesbury Gaol and Shire Hall: Rate in Bucks Act)

The whole Act.

group 2– cambridgeshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

1 Geo.4 c.lxxvii (1820) (Ely Sessions House and House of Correction Act)

The whole Act.

7 & 8 Geo.4 c.cxi (1827) (Cambridge Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

2 & 3 Vict. c.ix (1839) (Cambridge Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 3– cheshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

28 Geo.3 c.82 (1788) (Chester Improvement Act)

The whole Act.

47 Geo.3 Sess.2 c.vi (1807) (Chester Castle Gaol and other Buildings Act)

The whole Act.

group 4– cumbria

Reference

Extent of repeal

17 Geo.3 c.54 (1776) (Westmorland Gaol, etc Act)

The whole Act.

group 5– devon

Reference

Extent of repeal

26 Geo.2 c.57 (1753) (Debtors' Prison, Devonshire Act)

The whole Act.

27 Geo.3 c.59 (1787) (Devon Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

50 Geo.3 c.lxxxv (1810) (Devon County Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

58 Geo.3 c.li (1818) (Exeter Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

Exeter Gaol Act 1863 (26 & 27 Vict. c.lxxiii)

The whole Act.

group 6– essex

Reference

Extent of repeal

13 Geo.3 c.35 (1772) (Essex Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

1 & 2 Geo.4 c.cii (1821) (Essex Gaols Act)

The whole Act.

7 & 8 Geo.4 c.x (1827) (Essex Prisons Act)

The whole Act.

group 7– gloucestershire

Reference

Extent of repeal

21 Geo.3 c.74 (1781) (Gloucester Gaol Act)

Sections 1 to 40.

Sections 64 to 75.

Schedule.

25 Geo.3 c.10 (1785) (Gloucester Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

53 Geo.3 c.clxxx (1813) (Tewkesbury Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 8– greater london

Reference

Extent of repeal

7 Geo.3 c.37 (1766) (Thames Embankment Act)

Sections 4 to 10.

18 Geo.3 c.48 (1778) (Newgate Gaol and Sessions House Act)

The whole Act.

25 Geo.3 c.97 (1785) (City of London Improvement Act)

The whole Act.

26 Geo.3 c.55 (1786) (Middlesex Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

31 Geo.3 c.22 (1791) (Surrey Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

44 Geo.3 c.lxxxiv (1804) (London Debtors' Prisons Act)

The whole Act.

52 Geo.3 c.ccix (1812) (Debtors' Prison for London and Middlesex Act)

The whole Act.

55 Geo.3 c.xcviii (1815) (Debtors' Prison for London and Middlesex Act)

The whole Act.

group 9– hampshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

41 Geo.3 c.cxxxii (1801) (Winchester Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

45 Geo.3 c.xliv (1805) (Portsmouth Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 10– hertfordshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

12 & 13 Will.3 c.21 (1700) (Removal of Hertford Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

15 Geo.3 c.25 (1775) (Hertford Prison Act)

The whole Act.

group 11– norfolk

Reference

Extent of repeal

3 Geo.4 c.iv (1822) (Norfolk County Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 12– northamptonshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

2 & 3 Vict. c.lxvii (1839) (Peterborough and Nassaburgh Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 13– northumberland

Reference

Extent of repeal

1 & 2 Geo.4 c.ii (1821) (Northumberland Gaol and County Offices Act)

The whole Act.

3 Geo.4 c.lv (1822) (Newcastle-upon-Tyne Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 14– pembrokeshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

19 Geo.3 c.46 (1779) (Pembroke Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 15– somerset

Reference

Extent of repeal

56 Geo.3 c.lix (1816) (Bristol Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 16– staffordshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

27 Geo.3 c.60 (1787) (Stafford Gaol Act)

The whole Act.

group 17– warwickshire

Reference

Extent of repeal

8 Geo.3 c.40 (1768)...

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