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The Statute Law Revision Act 1908 (8 Edw 7 c 49) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It repealed the whole or part of Acts, from the Consolidated Fund (No. 1) Act, 1887 to the Appropriation Act, 1900.

The Statute Law Revision Act 1908[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.
Citation8 Edw. 7 c. 49
Introduced byLord Chancellor [2]
Royal assent21 December 1908
Commencement21 December 1908[3]
Other legislation
Repealed byStatute Law (Repeals) Act 1998
Status: Repealed

This Act was repealed for the United Kingdom by Group 1 of Part IX of Schedule 1 to the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1998.

The enactments which were repealed (whether for the whole or any part of the United Kingdom) by this Act were repealed so far as they extended to the Isle of Man[4] on 25 July 1991.[5]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


Section 2 - Application of repealed enactments in local courtsEdit

The words "to the court of the county palatine of Lancaster or" in this section were repealed by section 56(4) of, and Part II of Schedule 11 to, the Courts Act 1971. This section was repealed by section 32(4) of, and Part V of Schedule 5 to, the Administration of Justice Act 1977.


The Schedule to this Act was repealed by section 1 of, and Part I of the Schedule to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1927.

See alsoEdit


  • Halsbury's Statutes,
  • The Public General Acts passed in the eight year of the reign of His Majesty King Edward the Seventh. HMSO. London. 1908. Pages 232 to 297.
  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised for the Republic of Ireland by section 3 of this Act. Due to the repeal of that provision, it is now authorised for the United Kingdom by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
  2. ^ House of Lords Debates 18 May 1908 vol 188 c1528
  3. ^ The Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793
  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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