Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998

Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998

The Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998 (c 43) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It provided reform to the statute law in the areas of administration of justice, ecclesiastical law, education, finance, Hereford and Worcester, Inclosure Acts, Scottish Local Acts, Slave Trade Acts, as well as other miscellaneous items.

This Act implemented recommendations contained in the sixteenth report on statute law revision, by the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission.

Read more about Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998:  Schedule 2, See Also, References

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