Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1986

The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1986[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 (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.
Citation1986 c 12
Introduced byLord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone LC[2]
Royal assent2 May 1986
Commencement2 May 1986[3]
Text of statute as originally enacted

The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1986 (c 12) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.[4]

It implemented recommendations contained in the twelfth report on statute law revision,[5] by the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission.

Schedule 2

Paragraph 2 was repealed by section 106(2) of, and Schedule 5 to, the Trade Marks Act 1994.

Paragraph 4(1) was repealed by section 8(1) of, and Schedule 4 to, the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986.

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