Promissory Oaths Act 1871

The Promissory Oaths Act 1871 (34 & 35 Vict c 48) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Promissory Oaths Act 1871[1]
Long titleAn Act to repeal divers enactments relating to Oaths and Declarations which are not in force; and for other purposes connected therewith.
Citation34 & 35 Vict c 48
Royal assent13 July 1871
Commencement13 July 1871[2]
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

It was passed with a view to the revision of the statute law, and particularly to the preparation of the revised edition of the statutes then in progress.[3]

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  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 3 of this Act.
  2. ^ The Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793
  3. ^ The Promissory Oaths Act 1871, preamble

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