Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971

The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971[1]
Long titleAn 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 are no longer of practical utility.
Citation1971 c 52
Royal assent27 July 1971
Commencement27 July 1971[2]
Status: Repealed

The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1971 (c 52) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

It implemented recommendations contained in the third report on statute law revision,[3] by the Law Commission.

This Act was repealed for by Group 1 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

The enactments which were repealed (whether for the whole or any part of the United Kingdom) by this Act were repealed so far as they extended to the Isle of Man[4] on 25 July 1991.[5]

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