Statute Law Revision Act 2009


6.— (1) This Act does not affect any existing principle or rule of law or equity or any established jurisdiction, form or course of pleading, practice or procedure or any existing trust, notwithstanding that it may have been in any manner derived from, affirmed or recognised by any statute repealed by this Act.

(2) (a) The repeals by this Act do not affect—

(i) the continuance of any body subsisting immediately before the passing of this Act which was incorporated (or otherwise established), confirmed or revived by the grant of a charter or letter patent, and

(ii) such charter or letter patent, to the extent that it so subsists, together with any amendment to such a charter or letter patent so subsisting and granted or otherwise duly made by or under any enactment or otherwise.

(b) Nothing in this Act shall be read as affecting section 11 (16) of the Local Government Act 2001 .

(3) Where any statute not repealed by this Act has been applied, confirmed, revived or perpetuated by a repealed statute, such application, confirmation, revival or perpetuation is not affected by the repeal.