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Statute Law Revision Act 2007

General statute law revision repeal and saver.

2.— (1) Subject to subsection (2), all statutes enacted before 6 December 1922 that are in force in the State immediately before the passing of this Act are repealed.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to—

(a) the statutes specified in Schedule 1 ,

(b) any statute enacted before 6 December 1922, and in force in the State immediately before the passing of this Act that was—

(i) enacted as a private Act, or published in any official series of private Acts (however described), or

(ii) enacted as a local or personal Act, or published in any official series of local or personal Acts (however described),

other than where such statute is set out in Schedule 2 , or

(c) without prejudice to section 27 of the Interpretation Act 2005 and to section 9 , any saving, or any transitional or continuing matter, provided for in respect of a statute repealed by or under any enactment passed prior to the passing of this Act.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2)(a), the following provisions of the Bill of Rights 1688 are repealed:

(a) all of the Preamble down to “Upon which Letters Elections haveing beene accordingly made.”;

(b) the seventh paragraph after the words “for the Vindicating and Asserting their auntient Rights and Liberties, Declare”;

(c) all words from “And they doe Claime Demand and Insist” down to, but not including, section 2.