Mortuaries Act 1529

The Mortuaries Act 1529 (21 Hen 8 c 6) was an Act of the Parliament of England.

Mortuaries Act 1529[1]
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Acte concerninge the takinge of Mortuaries or demaundinge receivinge or clayminge of the same.[2]
Citation21 Hen 8 c 6
Territorial extent 
Status: Repealed
Text of statute as originally enacted

The whole Act was repealed by section 87 of, and Schedule 5 to, the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963 (No 1).

Section 1Edit

In this section, the words of commencement and the words "of det by writ byll plaint" were repealed by section 1 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1948.


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 5 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1948. Due to the repeal of those provisions, it is now authorised by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
  2. ^ These words are printed against this Act in the second column of Schedule 2 to the Statute Law Revision Act 1948, which is headed "Title".