The Statute Law Revision Act 1863 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was intended, in particular, to facilitate the preparation of a revised edition of the statutes.
|Long title||An Act for promoting the Revision of the Statute Law by repealing certain Enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary.|
|Citation||26 & 27 Vict. c. 125|
|Territorial extent||England (including Wales and Berwick)|
|Royal assent||28 July 1863|
|Commencement||28 July 1863|
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
The enactments which were repealed (whether for the whole or any part of the United Kingdom) by this Act were repealed so far as they extended to the Isle of Man on 25 July 1991.
- Halsbury's Statutes,
- George Kettilby Rickards. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, 26 & 27 Victoria, 1863. Queen's Printer. London. 1863. Pages 578 et seq. Digitised copy from Google Books.
- ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 3 of this Act.
- ^ The Statute Law Revision Act 1863, section 2
- ^ The Wales and Berwick Act 1746
- ^ The Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793
- ^ The Statute Law Revision Act 1863, preamble
- ^ The Statute Law Revision (Isle of Man) Act 1991, sections 1(1) and 2(2) and Schedule 1
- ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 4(b)
- Lord Chancellor (12 June 1863). Statute Law Revision Bill. Sessional papers. Vol. HL 1863 vi (133) 1. ["Note" and "Schedule" of the bill (unlike the schedule of the act as passed) gives commentary on each scheduled act, noting any earlier repeals and the reason for the new repeal]