Statute Law Revision Act 1887

The Statute Law Revision Act 1887 (50 & 51 Vict c 59) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Statute Law Revision Act 1887[1]
Long titleAn Act for further promoting the Revision of the Statute Law by repealing Enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become unnecessary.
Citation50 & 51 Vict c 59
Royal assent16 September 1887
Commencement16 September 1887[2]
Status: Amended

This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.[3]

The enactments which were repealed (whether for the whole or any part of the United Kingdom) by this Act were repealed so far as they extended to the Isle of Man[4] on 25 July 1991.[5]

This Act was retained for the Republic of Ireland by section 2(2)(a) of, and Part 4 of Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 2007.

The Schedule to this Act was repealed by section 1 of, and the Schedule to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1908 (8 Edw 7 c 49).

See alsoEdit


  • The Public General Acts passed in the fiftieth and fifty-first years of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. HMSO. London. 1887. Pages 307 to 322.
  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 2 of this Act.
  2. ^ The Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793
  3. ^ The Chronological Table of the Statutes, 1235 - 2010. The Stationery Office. 2011. ISBN 978-0-11-840509-6. Part 1. Page 536, read with pages viii and x.
  4. ^ The Statute Law Revision (Isle of Man) Act 1991, sections 1(1) and 2(2) and Schedule 1
  5. ^ The Interpretation Act 1978, section 4(b)

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