List of Acts of the Parliament of England
For Acts passed during the period 1707–1800 see List of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain. See also the List of Acts of the Parliament of Scotland and the List of Acts of the Parliament o...
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Statute of frauds
The statute of frauds refers to the requirement that certain kinds of contracts be memorialized in a writing, signed by the party to be charged, with sufficient content to evidence the contract.Tradit...
Statute of Distribution
The Statute of Distribution (22 & 23 Car 2 c 10) was an Act of the Parliament of England in 1670. It deals with the administration of intestate estates. It was made perpetual by Administration of ...
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Quia Emptores
Quia Emptores is a statute passed in the reign of Edward I of England in 1290 that prevented tenants from alienating their lands to others by subinfeudation, instead requiring all tenants who wished t...
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Act for the Advancement of True Religion
The Act for the Advancement of True Religion (34 & 35 Henry VIII, c. 1) was an Act passed by the Parliament of England on 12 May 1543. It restricted the reading of the Bible to clerics, noblemen, ...
Acts of Union 1707
The Acts of Union were two Acts of Parliament: the Union with Scotland Act 1706 passed by the Parliament of England, and the Union with England Act passed in 1707 by the Parliament of Scotland. They p...
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Simony Act 1688
The Simony Act 1688 (1 Will & Mary c 16) is an Act of the Parliament of England.This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.
This section, from "bee it" to "aforesaid that...
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Recruiting Act 1703
The Recruiting Act 1703 (2 & 3 Ann. c.13) was an Act of the Parliament of England. Its long title was "An Act for raising Recruits for the Land Forces, and Marines, and for dispensing with Part of...
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Forfeitures Act 1360
The Forfeitures Act 1360 (34 Ed.3 c.12) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It prohibited "forfeiture for treason of [by] dead persons not attainted or judged in their lives." Prior to the Act be...
Delimitation of Forests Act 1640
The Delimitation of Forests Act 1640 (16 Car 1 c 16) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The whole Act was repealed by section 1(4) of, and the Schedule to, the Wild Creatures and Forest Laws Act...
Treason Act 1397
The Treason Act 1397 (21 Ric.2 c. 12) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It was supplemented by six other Acts (21 Ric.2 cc. 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 20). The seven Acts together dealt with high treaso...
List of Acts of the Parliament of England to 1483
This is a list of Acts of the Parliament of England for the years up until 1483.For Acts passed during the period 1707–1800 see List of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain. See also the Lis...
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Act of Accord
The Act of Accord was passed by the English Parliament on 25 October 1460, three weeks after Richard, Duke of York had entered the Council Chamber and laid his hand on the empty throne. Under the Act,...
Parliamentary Elections Act 1695
The Parliamentary Elections Act 1695 (7 & 8 Will 3 c 25) was an Act of the Parliament of England regulating elections to the English House of Commons.
Section 3 of the Act required that an ele...
High treason in the United Kingdom
Under the law of the United Kingdom, high treason is the crime of disloyalty to the Crown. Offences constituting high treason include plotting the murder of the sovereign; committing adultery with the...
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Fire of London Disputes Act 1666
The Fire of London Disputes Act 1666 was an Act of the Parliament of England (18 & 19 Cha. II c. 7) with the long title "An Act for erecting a Judicature for Determination of Differences touching ...
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Crown Lands Act 1702
The Crown Lands Act 1702 (1 Ann c 1) is an Act of the Parliament of England.This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.This Act was repealed for the Republic of Ireland by sectio...
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Affirmation by Quakers Act 1701
The Quakers Act 1695 was an Act of the Parliament of England which allowed Quakers to substitute an affirmation where the law previously required an oath. The Act did not apply to the oaths required w...
Treason Act 1702
The Treason Act 1702 (1 Anne Stat. 2 c. 21) is an Act of the Parliament of England, passed to enforce the line of succession to the English throne (today the British throne), previously established by...
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Queen Anne's Bounty Act 1703
The Queen Anne's Bounty Act 1703 (2 & 3 Anne c 20) was an Act of the Parliament of England, granting "in Perpetuity the Revenues of the First Fruits and Tenths" for the support of the poor clergy ...
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Admiralty Act 1690
The Admiralty Act 1690 (2 Will & Mary Sess 2 c 2) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The whole Act was repealed by article 2(2) of, and Part II of Schedule 1 to, the Defence (Transfer of Func...
Demise of the Crown Act 1702
The Demise of the Crown Act 1702 (1 Anne c 2) is an Act of the Parliament of England. It is partly still in force. It abolished the rule that all legal proeceedings automatically came to an end on the...
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Habeas Corpus Suspension Acts of 1688
The Habeas Corpus Suspension Acts of 1688 were three Acts of the Parliament of England (1 Will. & Mar. cc. 2, 7 & 19) which temporarily suspended the right of habeas corpus in England until 17...
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Triennial Acts
The Triennial Act 1641 (16 Cha. I c. 1) (also known as the Dissolution Act) was an Act passed on 15 February 1641, by the English Long Parliament, during the reign of King Charles I. The act requires ...
Augmentation of Benefices Act 1677
The Augmentation of Benefices Act 1677 (29 Car 2 c 8) was an Act of the Parliament of England.The whole Act was repealed by section 1 of, and Part II of the Schedule to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act ...
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Mutiny Acts
The Mutiny Acts were a series of annual Acts passed by the Parliament of England, the Parliament of Great Britain, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom for governing the British Army.The first Mut...