Statute Law Revision Act, 1887



An Act for further promoting the Revision of the Statute Law by repealing Enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary. [16th September 1887.]

Whereas with a view to the revision of the Statute Law, and particularly to the improvement of the Revised Edition of the Statutes, it is expedient that certain enactments, mentioned in the schedule to this Act, which may be regarded as spent, or have ceased to be in force otherwise than by express and specific repeal by Parliament, or have by lapse of time or otherwise become unnecessary, should be expressly and specifically repealed:

Be it therefore 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: