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Royal assent (10,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Royal assent is the method by which a monarch formally approves an act of the legislature (either directly, or through an official acting on the monarch's
Act of the Senedd (1,238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
submitting the Bill for royal assent during this time. After the period of intimation expires, the Clerk may submit the bill for royal assent. The bill becomes
List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 2000–2019 (933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
expunged and, under the terms of the Royal Assent Act 1967, Royal Assent must be signified again. Royal Assent was subsequently given during the prorogation
Coming into force (1,366 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
'enactment'". For example, the Government of Ireland Act 1914 never came into force; it received royal assent on 18 September 1914, was suspended by the
Act of the Scottish Parliament (4,359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as a Bill. Once it is passed by the Scottish Parliament and receives royal assent, the Bill becomes an Act and is then a part of Scots Law. A Public Bill
Acts of Parliament (Commencement) Act 1793 (536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Parliament would come into force on the date on which they received royal assent, unless they specified some other date, instead of the first day of the
Northern Ireland Assembly (1973) (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973, which received the Royal Assent on 18 July 1973, abolished the suspended Parliament of Northern Ireland and the
European Communities (Amendment) Act 1998 (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
incorporated into the domestic law of the United Kingdom It was given Royal assent on 11 June 1998. The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993 (98 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Union—into the domestic law of the United Kingdom. The Act was given Royal Assent on 20 July 1993. The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
European Communities (Amendment) Act 2002 (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
incorporated into the domestic law of the United Kingdom It was given Royal assent on 26 February 2002. The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom relating to the European Communities and the European Union (407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act Chapter (c.) Royal Assent Current status European Communities Act 1972 68 17 October 1972 Repealed
Wales Act 2014 (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kingdom to Wales. It passed the final hurdles in Parliament and received Royal assent on 17 December 2014, becoming law. The Act's provisions include the following:
Bill (law) (2,225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
final stage, Royal Assent. In this the piece of legislation is given to the Monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II) to give her royal assent for the bill
Parliament of Northern Ireland (2,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(initially by the Lord Lieutenant), who granted royal assent to Acts of Parliament in Northern Ireland, but executive power rested with the Prime Minister
European Communities (Amendment) Act 1986 (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
incorporated into the domestic law of the United Kingdom It was given Royal assent on 7 November 1986. The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
Act of Parliament (4,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Governor for a State; the Administrator for a Territory) for the royal assent. Certain bills must be reserved by the viceroy for the Queen's personal
Order in Council (1,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with Order of Council, which is made in the name of the Council without royal assent. Two principal types of Order in Council exist: Orders in Council whereby
Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 (933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 (c. 36) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which received the royal assent on 18 July 1973.
Northern Ireland (Temporary Provisions) Act 1972 (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
on receiving royal assent, provided as follows: The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland was to take over the duties of Northern Ireland's Governor,
Fraud Act 2006 (814 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United Kingdom which affects England and Wales and Northern Ireland. It was given royal assent on 8 November 2006, and came into effect on 15 January 2007
Welsh Church Act 1914 (639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
given Royal Assent on 18 September simultaneously with another controversial bill, the Government of Ireland Act 1914. In addition, Royal Assent was also
European Economic Area Act 1993 (124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
incorporate the agreement within the list of the EC/EU treaties. It was given Royal assent on 5 November 1993. The Act was amended by the European Union (Withdrawal)
Crime and Outrage Bill (Ireland) 1847 (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Britain and Ireland. The bill was introduced by Sir George Grey on 29 November 1847, and was passed by both houses; it received royal assent in December
Reserve power (6,725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to refuse or delay royal assent to legislation (to withhold royal assent amounts to a veto of a bill, while to reserve royal assent in effect amounts to
Roman Catholic Relief Act 1829 (1,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Minister if the King did not give Royal Assent.[citation needed] The campaign for Catholic emancipation in Ireland, 1828–1829, was led by Daniel O'Connell
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (Gibraltar) (89 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2020. The Act received Royal Assent two days before the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 received its Royal Assent after being passed by
Royal Assent by Commission Act 1541 (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Assent by Commission Act 1541 (33 Hen 8 c 21) was an Act of the Parliament of England, passed in 1542 to authorise the execution of Catherine
Royal Assent Act 1967 (165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Assent Act 1967 (c. 23) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that amends the law relating to the signification of royal assent to
Census (Confidentiality) Act 1991 (105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It gained Royal Assent on 7 March 1991. The Act amended Section 8 of the Census Act 1920 by
Scotland Act 2012 (1,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
accordance with the recommendations of the Calman Commission. It received Royal Assent in 2012. The Act gave extra powers to the Scottish Parliament, most notably:
List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 1980–1999 (4,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parliaments between 1707 and 1800 were either parliaments of Great Britain or of Ireland). For Acts passed up until 1707 see List of Acts of the Parliament of England
Bishop of Llandaff (1,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
W. Maziere (1876). The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, A.D. 1400 to 1875. Volume 1. Rome: Tipografia Della Pace.CS1 maint: ref=harv
Militia Ordinance (589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Commons for approval the same day, then passed to Charles for his royal assent, required for it to become a legally binding Act of Parliament. When
Promulgation (1,808 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been read. An emergency procedure enabling an Act to come into force on royal assent being announced at an ordinary sitting of Tynwald, subject to its being
Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949 (5,513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
early 2005. The Welsh Church Act and the Government of Ireland Act were both given Royal Assent on the same day as the Suspensory Act 1914, which meant
Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 (1,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
psychoactive substances often referred to as "legal highs". The bill was given Royal Assent on 28 January 2016, and came into force on 26 May 2016 across the entire
Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988 (936 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kingdom except for Northern Ireland. On 15 November 1988, the Act gained Royal Assent. The Act was partly in force at Royal Assent (see s. 27(3)). On 1 February
1728 in Ireland (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Penal Laws, prohibiting all Roman Catholics from voting, receives royal assent. Matthew Dubourg becomes Master and Composer of State Music of Dublin
Suspensory Act 1914 (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wales), and the Government of Ireland Act 1914 (Third Home Rule Bill for Ireland). The Suspensory Act received the royal assent on the same day as the two
1748 in Ireland (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
allowing non-resident burgesses in parliamentary boroughs, is given royal assent. 22 May – Thomas Roberts, landscape painter (died 1778). Alexander Macomb
List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 1960–1979 (7,675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parliaments between 1707 and 1800 were either parliaments of Great Britain or of Ireland). For Acts passed up until 1707 see List of Acts of the Parliament of England
European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
5 March 2008, by 311-248 in the House of Commons. The enactment via royal assent came on 19 June 2008. The Act does not actually ratify the treaty; it
1719 in Ireland (204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passed by the Parliament of Ireland, receives Royal Assent. March 26 Old Style (1720 New Style) – the Dependency of Ireland on Great Britain Act 1719 is
Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act 1927 (908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Ireland separating from the United Kingdom as the Irish Free State. It received Royal Assent on 12 April 1927. As a result of the Anglo-Irish Treaty
La Reyne le veult (830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
that a public bill (including a private member's bill) has received royal assent from the monarch of the United Kingdom. It is a legacy of the time prior
Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (1,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
development of the modern law of public interest immunity. The Act received royal assent on 31 July 1947 but did not fully come into force until 1 January 1948
National Registration Act 1939 (895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament as an emergency measure at the start of the Second World War. Royal assent given on 5 September 1939. The Act established a National Register which
European Parliamentary Elections Act 1999 (316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
procedures on European elections in the United Kingdom. It received Royal Assent on 14 January 1999, after the Parliament Acts 1911 and 1949 had been
Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
bring the Northern Ireland Assembly's elections into line with the other British devolved legislatures. It received Royal Assent on 13 March 2014. During
Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (1,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
development of the modern law of public interest immunity. The Act received royal assent on 31 July 1947 but did not fully come into force until 1 January 1948
Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018 (80 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the country's exit from the European Union (Brexit). The Act received Royal Assent on 26 June 2018, coincidentally on the same day as the European Union
Richmond, Petersham and Ham Open Spaces Act 1902 (470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bill to pass. The Richmond, Petersham and Ham Open Spaces Act gained Royal Assent on the 18 November 1902. The Act was proposed to be amended by clause
Triennial Acts (498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
would receive the royal assent before the end of the parliamentary session. At that time, Bills did not customarily gain royal assent until after the end
Act of Security 1704 (319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
economic, political and religious conditions were met. The bill was refused Royal Assent by the Lord High Commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland. The following
Scotland Act 1998 (935 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bills which become Acts of the Scottish Parliament once they receive royal assent. The Act specifically declares the continued power of the UK Parliament
European Parliamentary Elections Act 1993 (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amending the European Assembly Elections Act 1978. It received the Royal Assent on 5 November 1993. It was passed mainly to change the number of Members
European Union Act 2011 (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lords on 22 March, after a hostile reception by Peers. The Act received Royal Assent on 19 July 2011. The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019 (1,907 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
European Union. The motion must have been moved on the day the Act received royal assent or on the next day, so 8 or 9 April 2019. If Parliament passed the motion
Massachusetts Government Act (709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Geo. 3 c. 45) was passed by the Parliament of Great Britain, receiving royal assent on 20 May 1774. The act effectively abrogated the Massachusetts Charter
European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017 (2,528 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2(2) of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017, upon Royal Assent on 16 March 2017 "Any Member State may decide to withdraw from the Union
Claudius Crigan (223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by Charlotte Murray, Duchess of Atholl on 1 March 1784 and received royal assent on 27 March 1784. He was consecrated on 4 April 1784 and enthroned on
Video Recordings Act 2010 (291 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(c.1) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 21 January 2010. The Act repealed and then brought back into force
Finance Act 2008 (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 2008 by Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling. It received royal assent on 21 July 2008, and pursuant to section 1 of the Parliament Act 1911
Toleration Act 1688 (1,665 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Toleration, was an Act of the Parliament of England, which received the royal assent on 24 May 1689. The Act allowed freedom of worship to nonconformists
Peerage of Scotland (480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Lord Great Chamberlain), when the House of Lords Act 1999 received royal assent. Unlike most peerages, many Scottish titles have been granted with remainder
Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919 (731 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
measure, then it is presented to the Queen to receive royal assent. On receiving royal assent it becomes a law. The Act states: A measure may relate
Disenfranchising Act (166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
returning such Members" and its citation is 1 Geo II c.9. It received royal assent on 6 May 1728. At that time elections were held only on the start of
Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 (1,378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
of Parliament in the United Kingdom. It became law when it received Royal Assent on 23 December 1919. The basic purpose of the act was, as stated in its
London Regional Transport Act 1984 (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the statutory corporation named London Regional Transport. It received Royal Assent on 26 June 1984, and its major provisions took effect on 29 June. Later
His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936 (587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
abdication the previous day—10 December 1936—he remained king until giving Royal Assent to His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act, which he did on 11 December
Restoration of Order in Ireland Act 1920 (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
averting the need to declare martial law. Following a guillotine motion, Royal Assent was received on 13 August. The Bill provided for the replacement of trial
Act prohibiting the proclaiming any person to be King of England or Ireland, or the Dominions thereof (186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
King of England or Ireland, or the Dominions thereof" purported to be an Act of the Parliament of England, enacted without royal assent on the same day as
Thomas Hopper (architect) (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
afield, into Wales and Northern Ireland. He was involved with improvements to the Shire Hall in Monmouth under "Royal assent" where he and Edward Haycock
Statute of Winchester (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1252, and revived the jurisdiction of the local courts. It received royal assent on 8 October 1285. It was the primary legislation enacted to regulate
House of Lords Act 1999 (4,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
34) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that was given Royal Assent on 11 November 1999. The Act reformed the House of Lords, one of the
European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (1,175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
on 20 December, and the third on 9 January 2020. This Act was given Royal Assent on 23 January 2020, nine days before the UK left the European Union.
European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (7,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Houses of Parliament was completed on 20 June 2018 and it became law by Royal Assent on 26 June. The Act is to enable "cutting off the source of EU law in
Theatres Act 1968 (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1968 abolished censorship of the stage in the United Kingdom, receiving royal assent on 26 July 1968, after passing both Houses of Parliament. Since 1737
Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (3,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
changed the law on the deportation of foreign criminals. It received royal assent on 8 May 2008, but most of its provisions came into force on various
Motor Car Act 1903 (882 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
7, c. 36) was an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament that received royal assent on 14 August 1903, which introduced motor vehicle registration, driver
Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000 (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Speaker Michael Martin announced the passage of the Act. It received Royal Assent a few hours later. This Act was effectively superseded in England and
Immigration Act 2014 (163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act 2014 is an Act of Parliament of The United Kingdom. It received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014. The act makes provision to prevent private landlords
National Assembly for Wales (Official Languages) Act 2012 (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Swyddogol) 2012) was an Act of the National Assembly for Wales that was given royal assent on 12 November 2012. It is significant in that it is the first Act passed
Same-sex marriage in Alberta (980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Alberta has been legal since July 20, 2005, upon the granting of royal assent to the federal Civil Marriage Act. Alberta was one of the four Canadian
LGBT rights in Guernsey (1,480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legalisation of same-sex marriage in its other dependency, Sark was given royal assent on 11 March 2020. Guernsey is the only part of the British Isles to have
Government of Ireland Act 1914 (2,224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act to override the Lords and send it for Royal Assent. Unionists in Ulster were opposed to a home-rule Ireland governed from Dublin. A growing hostility
Same-sex marriage in Gibraltar (1,460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legalisation was approved by the Parliament on 26 October 2016 and received royal assent on 1 November 2016. Gibraltar has also allowed civil partnerships since
Referendums (Scotland & Wales) Act 1997 (937 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
to the Commons by the Blair Government of 1997-2007. The Act received royal assent on 31 July 1997. On 1 March 1979 voters in both Scotland and Wales voted
Act of Parliament (UK) (6,731 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
legislation is called a Bill; when this is passed by Parliament and given Royal Assent, it becomes an Act and part of statute law. Acts of Parliament are classified
Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 (2,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and Wellbeing. The bill passed Stage 3 on 4 February 2014. It received Royal Assent on 12 March 2014. The Act does not contain provisions to allow existing
Census Act 1800 (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to Parliament on 20 November 1800, passed on 3 December and received Royal Assent on 31 December. The first census was held on Tuesday 10 March 1801. The
Salary of Sir J. Lawrence Act 1864 (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
alongside his salary as Governor General of India. The act received Royal Assent on 18 March 1864. The provisions of the act include: Making it legal
Sexual Offences Act 1967 (1,879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
where many of them like to go—for obvious reasons." The Bill received royal assent on 27 July 1967 after an intense late night debate in the House of Commons
Identity Documents Act 2010 (487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
accepted the Commons disagreement to their amendment, and the bill received Royal Assent on 21 December 2010. The Act repeals the Identity Cards Act 2006 and
Copyright Act 1842 (828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
45) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, which received the Royal Assent on 1 July 1842 and was repealed in 1911. It revised and consolidated
Electoral Administration Act 2006 (687 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
third time on 10 July it was finally passed, and went on to receive Royal Assent the following day. Some of its provisions came into effect upon it receiving
LGBT rights in Gibraltar (1,812 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amendment Act 2016 was passed unanimously in Parliament. The law received royal assent on 1 November and took effect on 15 December 2016. In Gibraltar, the
Foreign Enlistment Act 1870 (787 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to regulate mercenary activities of British citizens. It received the royal assent on 9 August 1870. Hansard has reference to "Foreign Enlistment Bill"
The Dublin Gazette (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
government business, including Royal Proclamations, the granting of Royal Assent to bills, writs of election, appointments to public offices, commissions
Referendum Act 1975 (1,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
place simultaneously in all parts of the country. The Act was given Royal Assent on 8 May 1975 and came into effect immediately on the same date. In accordance
Ian Paisley Jr (2,074 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Recall of MPs Act 2015 was invoked for the first time since it received Royal Assent. This triggered an abortive recall petition, the first such petition
Bill of Rights 1689 (5,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and clarifies who would be next to inherit the Crown. It received the Royal Assent on 16 December 1689 and is a restatement in statutory form of the Declaration
Chequers Estate Act 1917 (119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. It was given Royal Assent on 20 December 1917. The Act was the first piece of legislation to recognise
Copyright Act 1911 (2,053 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (UK) which received Royal Assent on 16 December 1911. The act established copyright law in the UK and
Assembly Members (Reduction of Numbers) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 (624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
reduce its size". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 2017-01-18. "Royal Assent for Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014". Government of the United
Naval Defence Act 1889 (862 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It received the Royal Assent on 31 May 1889 and formally adopted "two-power standard" and increased
Corporation Tax Act 2010 (734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(c.4) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 3 March 2010. It was first presented (first reading) in the House
Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (2,029 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Commons on 24 November 2004 and was passed by Parliament and given Royal Assent on 7 April 2005. Measures to introduce a specific offence of "incitement
1920 in Ireland (1,976 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Government of Ireland Act 1920, passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom, receives Royal Assent from George V providing for the partition of Ireland into
Treachery Act 1940 (1,198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
two weeks, passing the House of Lords in a few minutes and receiving royal assent on the same day. The first section of the Treachery Act 1940 read: If
Criminal Statutes Repeal Act 1861 (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acts. It "should have been the last Act of the series to receive the Royal Assent, and have been numbered accordingly." Halsbury's Statutes, George Kettilby
Independent Television Authority (1,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on 4 August 1954, a mere four days after the Television Act received Royal Assent, under the Chairmanship of Sir Kenneth Clark. The Authority's first Director
Habeas Corpus Act 1862 (492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colonial independence". As a result, the Act was passed, receiving the Royal Assent on 16 May 1862. The statute consists of only two clauses: s. 1 declares
Landfill Disposals Tax (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
April 2018. The Landfill Disposals Tax (Wales) Act 2017, which received Royal Assent on 7 September 2017, is a tax on the disposal of waste to landfill and
Civil Service (Management Functions) Act 1992 (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and varied businesses of Departments and agencies. The Bill was given Royal Assent (and thus became an Act) on 17 December 1992. House of Commons Hansard
1869 in Ireland (410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the year 1869 in Ireland. July 26 – the royal assent is given to the Irish Church Act, disestablishing the Church of Ireland with effect from 1871
Infanticide Act 1938 (756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Infanticide Act 1938, section 2(2). This Act came into force at royal assent because no other date was specified: The Acts of Parliament (Commencement)
UK Borders Act 2007 (269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
immigrants and introduced greater powers for immigration control. It received Royal Assent on 30 October 2007 with sections 17 and 59 to 61 coming into force on
Early Parliamentary General Election Act 2019 (773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It completed its remaining stages there on 30 October, and received royal assent, thereby becoming law, on 31 October. The Act was an unusual piece of
Census (Amendment) Act 2000 (466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
introduced by Jim Wallace and passed through the Parliament, receiving Royal Assent on 10 April 2000. which introduced similar provisions for the inclusion
Same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom (13,397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to legalise same-sex marriage. On 1 November 2018, royal assent was granted to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act
Government of Wales Act 2006 (670 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appointing Welsh ministers and granting royal assent to Acts of the Assembly. The bill received Royal assent on 25 July 2006. Schedule 5 of the Act describes
Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011 (3,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
after some compromises between the two Houses on amendments, it received Royal Assent on 16 February. The Act brought together two different constitutional
Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (1,872 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was introduced in the House of Commons on 21 June 2011, and received Royal Assent on 1 May 2012. Among other measures, the act: gives courts greater discretion
Offensive Weapons Act 2019 (1,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
were not insisted on and the other Commons amendments were accepted. Royal Assent was achieved by May 2019. As of June 2019, there have been no amendments
Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (1,560 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
manslaughter in England and Wales and Northern Ireland, and corporate homicide in Scotland. The Act received the royal assent on 26 July 2007 and came into force
Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 (2,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
July 2013, which the House approved on the same day. The Queen granted Royal Assent to the Bill on 17 July 2013, thereby becoming the Marriage (Same Sex
Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 (1,752 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first reading of the bill was held in January 2008, and it received royal assent on 26 November 2008 following an episode of Parliamentary ping-pong on
Crossbows Act 1987 (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of eighteen throughout the whole of the United Kingdom. It gained the Royal Assent on 15 May 1987, and came into force two months later. Section 1 of the
Matrimonial Causes Act 1864 (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
property and income from him or any of his creditors. The act received Royal Assent on 14 July 1864. The provisions of the act include: Allowing husbands
Monarchy in the Cook Islands (1,121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with no substantive role in relation to the territory.[citation needed] Royal assent and proclamation are required for all acts of Parliament; usually granted
Marriage (Wales) Act 2010 (680 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Rowe-Beddoe, Baron Rowe-Beddoe and sponsored by Alun Michael MP, it received royal assent on 18 March 2010. It created the Church in Wales' counterpart to mirror
European Communities Act 1972 (UK) (3,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
contribute. The Bill then passed to the House of Lords. The Act received Royal Assent on 17 October, and the UK's instrument of ratification of the Treaty
Regency Acts (5,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Lord Chancellor. The Lords Justices were to have the power to give royal assent to bills, except that they would be guilty of treason if they amended
Parish Apprentices Act 1842 (88 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
4) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, which received the Royal Assent on 23 March 1842 and was repealed in 1927. It extended "the power of
Recall of MPs Act 2015 (1,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their Member of Parliament (MP) and call a by-election. It received royal assent on 26 March 2015 after being introduced on 11 September 2014. Unlike
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (992 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
14) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014. A Bill to consolidate certain enactments relating to
Succession to the Crown Act 1707 (725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Privy Council. The Lords Justices were to have the power to give royal assent to bills, except that they would be guilty of treason if they amended
Leases for Mills (Ireland) Act 1851 (225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
lease their land to build watermills to Ireland, which was previously omitted. The act received Royal Assent on 11 April 1851. The provisions of the act
1908 in Ireland (760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parnell in Upper Sackville Street, Dublin. 31 July – Irish Universities Act receives Royal Assent in the Parliament of the UK. This ultimately leads to
Sexual Offences Act 2003 (2,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2004/138), article 2. These sections came into force on the date of royal assent because no other date was specified: The Interpretation Act 1978, section
Protection of Animals Act 1911 (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
27) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It received royal assent on 18 August 1911. The act consolidated several previous pieces of legislation
Bishops in Foreign Countries Act 1841 (201 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Anglican-German Bishopric in Jerusalem. The Act received the Royal assent on 5 October 1841 and remains, as of 2008[update], largely in force.
Abandonment of Animals Act 1960 (183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
II c. 43) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom. It received Royal Assent on 2 June 1960. The Act made it a criminal offense to abandon an animal
Same-sex marriage in Denmark (2,728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was approved by the Folketing (Parliament) on 7 June 2012 and received royal assent by Queen Margrethe II on 12 June 2012. Same-sex couples were previously
Assaults on Emergency Workers (Offences) Act 2018 (759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Parliament as a private member's bill by Chris Bryant. The act received Royal Assent on 13 November 2018. The provisions of the act include: Making it a specific
Adoption Act 1958 (836 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
updated and consolidated the law relating to adoption. After receiving Royal Assent on 18 December 1958 it came into force on 1 April 1959, regulating requirements
Energy Act 2010 (368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amendments to similar pieces of previous legislation. The Act was granted Royal Assent on 8 April 2010 along with a series of other bills during the wash-up
New Zealand Constitution Act 1846 (815 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Provision for the Government of the New Zealand Islands, and it received the royal assent on 28 August 1846. The Act formally remained part of New Zealand's constitution
Energy Act 2010 (368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amendments to similar pieces of previous legislation. The Act was granted Royal Assent on 8 April 2010 along with a series of other bills during the wash-up
Public Libraries (Ireland) Act 1902 (113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Public Libraries (Ireland) Act 1902 (2 Edw. 7 c. 20) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the royal assent on 8 August 1902
Life Assurance Act 1774 (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
received the Royal Assent on 20 April 1774. The Act prevented the abuse of the life insurance system to evade gambling laws. It was extended to Ireland by the
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (6,503 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
CDPA, is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 15 November 1988. It reformulates almost completely the statutory
Same-sex marriage in Jersey (1,962 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
allowing same-sex couples to marry on 1 February 2018, which received royal assent on 23 May 2018. Jersey also allows civil partnerships for same-sex couples
Policing and Crime Act 2017 (315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(c. 3) is an act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It received royal assent on 31 January 2017. The act enacts various changes to existing rules
Fiscal Responsibility Act 2010 (129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(c.3) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 10 February 2010. The Act was repealed by section 10(c) of the Budget
Lords Commissioners (519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a newly elected Speaker of the House of Commons and the granting of Royal Assent. The Lords Commissioners are collectively known as the Royal Commission
Penal Servitude Act 1864 (734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Servitude Act 1853 and the Penal Servitude Act 1857. The act received Royal Assent on 25 July 1864. The provisions of the act include: Amending the former
Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 (583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(Scotland) Act 2004 is an Act of the Scottish Parliament that received Royal Assent in 2004. It seeks to redefine the law relating to the provision of special
Tattooing of Minors Act 1969 (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It gained Royal Assent on 16 May 1969, and is currently in force. The Act made it an offence
Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 (3,858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
and moved to the House of Commons on 14 June 1999. It received the Royal Assent on 11 November 1999, coming into force immediately as the Contracts (Rights
Veto (5,074 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
constitutional monarchies, the power to veto legislation by withholding the Royal Assent is a rarely used reserve power of the monarch. In practice, the Crown
Regency Act 1705 (531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Lord Chancellor. The Lords Justices were to have the power to give royal assent to bills, except that they would be guilty of treason if they amended
Agriculture and Technical Instruction (Ireland) Act 1902 (112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Instruction (Ireland) Act 1902 (2 Edw. 7 c. 3) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the royal assent on 23 June 1902
European Communities (Finance) Act 2008 (413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
1) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was given Royal Assent and became law on 19 February 2008. The legislation was introduced to
Parliament of Canada (5,859 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
monarch or their representative, normally the Governor General, provides royal assent to make bills into law. The Governor General, on behalf of the monarch
Gaming Act 1845 (2,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to deem a wager unenforceable as a legal contract. The Act received Royal Assent on 8 August 1845. Sections 17 and 18, though amended, remained in force
Official Secrets Act 1889 (2,236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bill began its parliamentary procedures on 10 May 1888, achieving its Royal Assent on 26 August 1889. It was initiated by Lord George Hamilton PC First
9th Parliament of Queen Elizabeth I (256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be examined. In total 28 public and 15 private measures received the royal assent. The Parliament was dissolved on 9 February 1598. Vagabonds Act 1597
Admiralty Court Act 1861 (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
jurisdiction and practices of the High Court of Admiralty. The act received Royal Assent on 17 May 1861 and came into force on 1 June 1861. The provisions of
Crossrail Act 2008 (439 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
then Secretary of State for Transport Douglas Alexander and received Royal Assent on 22 July 2008. The Crossrail bill was introduced on 22 February 2005
Digital Economy Act 2017 (2,827 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
culture secretary by Karen Bradley on 14 July 2016. The act received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017. The provisions of the act include: Allowing data sharing
Pauper Children (Ireland) Act 1902 (124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pauper Children (Ireland) Act 1902 (2 Edw. VII c. 16) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the royal assent on 22 July 1902
Alan Turing law (1,836 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the government announcement, was filibustered. The bill received royal assent on 31 January 2017, and the pardon was implemented that same day. The
Budget Responsibility and National Audit Act 2011 (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Treasury Lord Sassoon, on behalf of the Government, and it received Royal Assent on 22 March 2011. The Office for Budget Responsibility was initially
Habeas Corpus Act 1679 (1,515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attended that sitting. The King arrived shortly thereafter and gave Royal Assent before proroguing Parliament. The Act is now stored in the Parliamentary
Jewish Naturalisation Act 1753 (498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(26 Geo. 2, c. 26) of the Parliament of Great Britain, which received royal assent on 7 July 1753 but was repealed in 1754 (27 Geo 2, c. 1) due to widespread
Pensions Act 2014 (76 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pensions Act 2014 is a piece of United Kingdom legislation, that received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014. This Act of Parliament is published by HMSO. It establishes
European Union (Finance) Act 2015 (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
European Communities Act 1972 so as to include that decision. It received royal assent on 21 July 2015. The act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
Same-sex marriage in the Northwest Territories (1,027 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
granting marriage licences to same-sex couples upon the granting of royal assent to the federal Civil Marriage Act. In December 2004, Justice Minister
European Union (Accessions) Act 2003 (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Slovenia and Slovakia to the European Union from 1 May 2004. It received royal assent on 13 November 2003. Treaty of Accession 2003 List of Acts of the Parliament
Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 (216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011 received Royal Assent. It contains substantial amendments to the 1986 Act. The changes affected
Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Act 2005 (338 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
considered by the House of Commons on 6 April 2005 and the Act received Royal Assent on 7 April 2005. The merger of the revenue bodies, and creation of RCPO
Wine Act (125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Act Anent Peace and War, and the Act of Security (which was given royal assent the following year). Dand, C.H., The Mighty Affair, Edinburgh (1972)
European Union (Accessions) Act 1994 (89 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the 1994 Norwegian European Union membership referendum. It received royal assent on 3 November 1994. Treaty of Accession 1994 List of Acts of the Parliament
Higher Education Act 2004 (2,010 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
matter for Northern Ireland and Scotland. After complex and controversial debates, the Higher Education Bill received Royal Assent on 1 July 2004. Until
Recruiting Act 1779 (225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
volunteers brought in under the apprehension of impressment. The Act received royal assent on 9 February 1779. On 26 May 1780 it was repealed with the exception
LGBT rights in Scotland (2,886 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was approved by the Scottish Parliament in February 2014 and received royal assent on 12 March 2014. It came into effect on 16 December 2014 with many civil
Tynwald (2,025 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the bill is presented to the Lieutenant Governor for royal assent. On some matters, the Royal Assent to Legislation (Isle of Man) Order 1981 requires the
Employment Relations Act 2004 (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regarding trade union membership and industrial action. It received Royal Assent on 16 September 2004. The law also enabled the UK government to make
Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and disabled persons. The Act, often shortened to ′CSDPA′, was given Royal Assent on 29 May 1970. The legislation was introduced as a Private Member's
Civil Partnership Act 2004 (2,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
session, and its full text was revealed on 31 March 2004. It received Royal Assent on 18 November 2004 and came into force on 5 December 2005, allowing
Intellectual Property Act 2014 (125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2014 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014 after being introduced on 9 May 2013. The purpose of the
Census (Great Britain) Act 1900 (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the Royal Assent on 27 March 1900 and since repealed. It laid down the methods for taking
Criminal Law Act 1967 (1,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
section 12(1) The remainder of the Act came into force on receiving royal assent because no other date was specified. Transitional provisions were contained
Coronavirus Act 2020 (1,633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March, and the House of Lords on 25 March. The Act subsequently received royal assent on 25 March 2020. Politicians from parties including the Conservatives
Offences Against the Person Act 1875 (311 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
section 6 of the Act The Act came into force on the date that it received royal assent, because no other commencement was specified: Acts of Parliament (Commencement)
Term and Quarter Days (Scotland) Act 1990 (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
contracts traditionally begin and end and payments are due. It received Royal Assent on 13 July 1990 and immediate commencement, with the dates of the days
European Union (Approvals) Act 2015 (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
work of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. It received royal assent on 17 December 2015. The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
European Union (Approvals) Act 2015 (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
work of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. It received royal assent on 17 December 2015. The Act was repealed by the European Union (Withdrawal)
Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (2,153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United Kingdom. The Act was published on 2 December 1997 and received Royal Assent in July 1998. Its key areas were the introduction of Anti-Social Behaviour
Welfare Reform Act 2007 (1,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
security system. A number of sections come into force two months after royal assent and the first commencement order made under the Act specified that section
Leeds Northern Railway (1,857 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
York & North Midland Railway was accepted by LNR shareholders, and by Royal Assent on 31 July 1854 the three companies merged to become the North Eastern
Academies Act 2010 (1,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
read a third time in the House of Commons on 26 July. The Act received Royal Assent on the following day and was brought into force in the most part on 29
Timeline of Brexit (4,170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corbyn instructs his MPs to support it. 16 March: The bill receives Royal Assent. 29 March: A letter from Theresa May is handed to President of the European
Hunting Act 2004 (5,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
into force on 18 February 2005, three calendar months after it received royal assent. Challenges to the Act which questioning the legality of the Parliament
Royal Succession Bills and Acts (1,658 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
most cases, approved by the executive, Privy Council and monarch by Royal Assent. Once a bill is enacted into law it is called an "act" or "statute".
Isle of Man Purchase Act 1765 (515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
terminate those rights. The Act came into force upon the granting of Royal Assent on 10 May 1765. The payment to the Duchess of Atholl was to be made no
European Union Referendum Act 2015 (3,820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It was approved by the House of Lords on 14 December 2015, and given Royal Assent on 17 December 2015. The Act came partly into force on the same day and
Government of India Act 1919 (1,015 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to be reviewed by the Simon Commission in 10 years. The Act received royal assent on 23 December 1919. On the same day the King-Emperor issued a proclamation
Fur Farming (Prohibition) Act 2000 (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
slaughter for the value of their fur" in England and Wales. It received Royal Assent on 23 November 2000. A public consultation in 1998 found that there was
Deep Sea Mining Act 2014 (108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mining Act 2014 is an act of the United Kingdom Parliament. It received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014. It is unusual as this bill passed through parliament
Care Act 2014 (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2014 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014, after being introduced on 9 May 2013. The main purpose
Estates of Deceased Persons (Forfeiture Rule and Law of Succession) Act 2011 (257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Estates Act 1925 and Wills Act 1837 accordingly. The Act received its Royal Assent on 12 July 2011, and came into force on 1 February 2012. Forfeiture Act
Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 (706 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the House of Commons on 9 July 2015 by Iain Duncan Smith and received Royal assent in March 2016. The Act implements policies that were contained in both
1918 United Kingdom general election (2,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1918, believed to be one of the shortest Acts of Parliament ever given Royal Assent. The Act was passed shortly before Parliament was dissolved. It followed
Vulture fund (2,741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard (8 April 2010). "Bill to stop vulture funds using UK courts gets royal assent". The Guardian. London. "Unified support of G77+China Summit to Argentina
Government of Ireland Act 1920 (2,420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Act received Royal Assent, while the amending bill was abandoned. However, the Suspensory Act 1914 (which received Royal Assent on the same day) meant
Member of the Legislative Assembly (Northern Ireland) (375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the granting of Royal Assent to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 on 19 November 1998; a Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Executive were established
European Communities (Greek Accession) Act 1979 (89 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
for the accession of Greece to the European Communities. It received royal assent on 20 December 1979. "European Communities (Greek Accession) Act, c.
European Communities (Spanish and Portuguese Accession) Act 1985 (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
accession of Spain and Portugal to the European Communities. It received royal assent on 19 December 1985. Treaty of Accession 1985 List of Acts of the Parliament
Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
15 vote, with only the Scottish Conservatives opposing, and received Royal Assent on 5 August 2005. Since the ban came into force on 26 March 2006, it
Calendar (New Style) Act 1750 (4,973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
February 1750/1. It was passed by the Commons on 13 May and received royal assent on 27 May 1751. The Parliament held that the Julian calendar then in
Bishoprics, etc., in West Indies Act 1842 (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
4) was an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, which received the Royal Assent on 23 March 1842 and was repealed in 1971. It provided for the West Indies
Law Reform (Year and a Day Rule) Act 1996 (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
in the ballot in the 1995/6 Parliamentary session. The Act received Royal Assent on 17 June 1996, and the abolition of the year and a day rule came into
Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001 (2,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
terrorist attacks in the United States on 11 September. It received royal assent and came into force on 14 December 2001. Many of its measures are not
Defective Premises Act 1972 (1,800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
private member's bill by Ivor Richard on 1 December 1971, and given the Royal Assent on 29 June 1972, coming into force as the Defective Premises Act 1972
Trinidad and Tobago Independence Act 1962 (324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
House of Lords on 26 July 1962 without any amendments. The bill received Royal assent on 1 August 1962, from Queen Elizabeth II and was published in The London
Senior Judiciary (Vacancies and Incapacity) (Scotland) Act 2006 (372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
June 2006 by Cathy Jamieson, then Minister for Justice, and received Royal Assent on 27 June 2006. The act was superseded by the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland)
Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2000 with 99 votes for and 17 against, with 2 abstentions, and received Royal Assent on 4 July 2000. The Local Government Act 2003 repealed Section 28 in
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2003 (79 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
15) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent. It was repealed in full in 2014 by the Co-operative and Community Benefit
Citizenship (Armed Forces) Act 2014 (129 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2014 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 13 March 2014 after being introduced on 19 June 2013. The bill amended
Police (Detention and Bail) Act 2011 (244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
days later, before being passed by the House of Lords and receiving Royal Assent on 12 July. The legislation was in response to the decision of McCombe
Instrument of Government (865 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parliament which did not have to be passed by the House of Lords or receive royal assent. Two days later the Rump alone passed the act creating the high court
Royal prerogative in the United Kingdom (4,717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
time the royal assent was not given was in 1708 during the reign of Queen Anne when, on ministerial advice, she withheld royal assent from the Scottish
Madhouses Act 1774 (1,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
before the bill returned to the Commons on 10 May. The bill received Royal Assent on 20 May. The Act required that all madhouses be licensed by a committee
New Zealand Constitution Act 1852 (2,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Representative Constitution to the Colony of New Zealand". The Act received the Royal Assent on 30 June 1852. The New Zealand Company, which was established in 1839
Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Act 2013 (2,914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Representatives on 17 April 2013, and became law when it received the Royal Assent two days later. On 14 May 2012, openly lesbian Labour Party MP Louisa
Slavery Abolition Act 1833 (2,809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
July 1833, three days before William Wilberforce died. It received the Royal Assent a month later, on 28 August, and came into force the following year,
Railways Act 1921 (1,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Lord's amendments were accepted by the Commons on 19 August and Royal Assent given. The state control of the railways which began under war conditions
Recruiting Act 1778 (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
volunteers brought in under the apprehension of impressment. The Act received royal assent on 28 May 1778. It was repealed by section 1 of the Recruiting Act 1779
Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Act 2018 (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bill passed its third reading the same day with no amendments. Royal assent Royal assent was achieved by May 2018. As of June 2019, there have been no
European Union (Croatian Accession and Irish Protocol) Act 2013 (383 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
November 2012. It had its third reading in the Lords on 21 January 2013. Royal Assent was given on 31 January 2013. There are six sections of the Act.. Sections
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Act 2010 (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(c.7) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 18 March 2010. The Act provides that: Industrial and Provident Societies
List of acts and measures of the National Assembly for Wales (1,039 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2012 anaw 1 Local Government Byelaws (Wales) Act 2012 anaw 2 received Royal Assent on 29 November 2012 following Supreme Court judgment confirming that
Murders Abroad Act 1817 (643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
committed in places not within His Majesty's dominions", and it received royal assent on 27 June 1817. The act specifically mentioned the Bay of Honduras,
Disqualifications Act 2000 (933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament of the United Kingdom. It gained Royal Assent on 30 November 2000. The Act extends a privilege to Ireland whereby persons elected to sit in its houses
Sheriffs Act 1887 (127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contrary is specified This Act came into force on the date that it received royal assent because no other date was specified: Acts of Parliament (Commencement)
Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies and Credit Unions Act 2010 (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(c.7) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 18 March 2010. The Act provides that: Industrial and Provident Societies
Human Rights Act 1998 (5,274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1998 (c42) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom which received Royal Assent on 9 November 1998, and mostly came into force on 2 October 2000. Its
Same-sex marriage in Guernsey (3,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
such recognition by the States of Guernsey on 29 June 2011. It received royal assent in the Privy Council on 16 November and was registered in the records
Same-sex marriage in the Faroe Islands (2,418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
necessary legislative adaptations on 25 April, and the law received royal assent on 3 May 2017 and went into effect on 1 July 2017. Unlike in Denmark
Sheriffs Act 1887 (127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
contrary is specified This Act came into force on the date that it received royal assent because no other date was specified: Acts of Parliament (Commencement)
Mutuals' Deferred Shares Act 2015 (32 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2015 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It received royal assent on the 26 March. Co-operatives and Community Benefit Societies Act 2003
Same-sex marriage in Scotland (2,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was approved by the Scottish Parliament in February 2014 and received royal assent on 12 March 2014. It came into effect on 16 December 2014 with many civil
European Assembly (Pay and Pensions) Act 1979 (102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Assembly of the European Communities (now known as MEP's). It was given Royal assent on 26 July 1979 Member of the European Parliament European Parliament
Canada Act 1982 (1,579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
procedure requiring the monarch's Royal Assent for enacting legislation. While the Canada Act 1982 received royal assent on March 29, 1982 in London, it
Midwives Act 1902 (376 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the royal assent on 31 July 1902, in force from 1 April 1903, and repealed in 1951. It
Monarchy of Papua New Guinea (1,551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parliament, calling elections, and appointing governments. Further, Royal Assent or the royal sign-manual are required to enact laws, letters patent,
Act anent Peace and War 1703 (211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
involvement in German and continental wars. Later the same parliament forced royal assent to the Act of Security. The English parliament retaliated with the Alien
Bribery Act 2010 (2,715 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
after several decades of reports and draft bills, the Act received the Royal Assent on 8 April 2010 following cross-party support. Initially scheduled to
10th Parliament of Queen Elizabeth I (399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nevertheless, a total of 19 public and 10 private measures did receive the royal assent. Poor Relief Act 1601 Charitable Uses Act 1601 Acts of the 10th Parliament
European Union (Accessions) Act 2006 (297 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
accession of Romania and Bulgaria to the European Union. It received Royal assent on 16 February 2006. The Act is amended by articles 3, 4 and 6 of the
Transport Act 1981 (460 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Docks Board which led to its eventual privatisation. The Act received Royal Assent 31 July 1981. Part II of the act renamed the British Transport Docks
Lagan Valley (Northern Ireland Parliament constituency) (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
was formally abolished in 1973 when the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 received Royal Assent on 18 July 1973. The Parliamentary representative
Second Session (Explanation) Act 1899 (159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the Royal Assent on 27 October 1899 and repealed in 1963. It clarified that any Act passed
Parliamentary Elections Act 1868 (637 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passed through the House of Lords in five days and the Bill received Royal Assent on 31 July 1868. List of UK Parliamentary election petitions "Dublin
History of Ireland (1801–1923) (6,315 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ireland. Upon Royal Assent, the Parliament of Northern Ireland came into being in 1921. However, the institutions of Southern Ireland never became functional
Scotland Act 1978 (668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
establishment of a Scottish Assembly was introduced; it received the Royal Assent on 31 July 1978. Had the Scotland Act 1978 entered force, it would have
Bangor (Northern Ireland Parliament constituency) (198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Northern Ireland (Temporary Provisions) Act 1972. It was formally abolished in 1973 when the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 received Royal Assent on
European Union (Referendum) Bill 2013–14 (1,661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
elected Conservative government in May 2015 was passed and received royal assent on 17 December 2015. The issue of the United Kingdom withdrawal from
Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 (5,673 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Majesty Elizabeth II for Royal Assent. In accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, at 4:27 PM on 31 October, Royal Assent was notified to the House
Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Compulsory Purchase and carried over to the current session. The Act received Royal Assent on 13 May 2004 and came into force in mid July 2004; Regulations implementing
1908 in the United Kingdom (1,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Great Britain and Ireland team win 56 gold, 51 silver and 39 bronze medals. 31 July – Irish Universities Act receives Royal Assent in Parliament. This
Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019 (490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(c. 3) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It received Royal assent on 12 February 2019 and came into force on 12 April 2019. Chapter 1:
Charlwood and Horley Act 1974 (444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all stages on the last day of the parliamentary session and received royal assent on 8 February 1974. From 1 April 1974 there was a realignment of civil
Limitation Act 1963 (1,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
draft bill was presented to Parliament on 6 May 1963; it was given the Royal Assent on 31 July and came into force on the same day. The act allowed an injured
Titles Deprivation Act 1917 (2,009 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
November 1917. pp. Issue 30374, Page 11592. Retrieved 28 November 2011. The Royal Assent given to Titles-Deprivation Act, 1917. "Foreign Legislation-Great Britain"
Public Bodies Act 2011 (906 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the House of Commons, and was given Royal Assent (and thus became an Act) on 14 December 2011. Since Royal Assent, there have been a number of commencement
Trading with the Enemy Act 1939 (190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
House of Lords 3rd reading 5 September 1939 Royal assent reported in House of Lords 5 September 1939 Royal assent reported in House of Commons 5 September
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (1,475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Northern Ireland) 1972, which received royal assent on 28 March 1972. This was subsequently known as the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland under
Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 (974 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Parliament of the United Kingdom, repealed in 2016. It received Royal Assent on 17 July 2014, after being introduced on 14 July 2014. The purpose
Volunteer Act 1900 (196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the Royal Assent on 6 August 1900 and repealed in 1966. The Act amended the Volunteer
European Communities (Finance) Act 2001 (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2001 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was given Royal Assent and became law on 4 December 2001, but was later repealed on 19 February
Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (3,750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passed by both Houses of Parliament, and Queen Elizabeth II signified her royal assent to the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 on 29 November 2016 . Its different
Reserve Forces and Militia Act 1898 (361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, Malta, and Gibraltar. The Act gained the Royal Assent on 1 July 1898, and was fully repealed by 1950. s. 1 s. 1 s. 1 c) s.
Modern Slavery Act 2015 (1,955 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sponsors in the Home Office were Theresa May and Lord Bates. It received Royal Assent and became law on 26 March 2015. James Brokenshire was quoted as saying
Newtownabbey (Northern Ireland Parliament constituency) (223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
was formally abolished in 1973 when the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 received Royal Assent on 18 July 1973. The Parliamentary representative
Policing and Crime Act 2009 (2,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
December 2008, passing to the House of Lords on 20 May 2009, gaining Royal Assent and becoming law on 12 November 2009. The Act has received a mixed reception
Royal Naval Reserve Act 1902 (128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the royal assent on 22 July 1902 and formally repealed in 1980. It amended the Royal Naval
Administration of Justice (Emergency Provisions) Act 1939 (466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
emergency measure passed in anticipation of war with Germany, and received royal assent on the day that Germany invaded Poland, beginning the Second World War
Merchant Shipping (Homosexual Conduct) Act 2017 (296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
third reading the same day with no amendments. Through the Lords and royal assent The Bill had its first reading on 27 March 2017 and its second reading
Crown and Parliament Recognition Act 1689 (1,204 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
legal effect whatsoever, since it had never received Royal Assent. It had received Royal Assent from Queen Victoria, but according to his argument Victoria
Licensing (Ireland) Act 1902 (279 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Licensing (Ireland) Act 1902 (2 Edw. VII c. 18) was an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the royal assent on 31 July 1902, and repealed
Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (61 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(Northern Ireland) 1954 (c 33) (NI) is an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland. It replaces the Interpretation Act 1889 for Northern Ireland (see s
Larkfield (Northern Ireland Parliament constituency) (259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
was formally abolished in 1973 when the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 received Royal Assent on 18 July 1973. The parliamentary representative
Declarations of war by Great Britain and the United Kingdom (420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for use of the armed forces, but this was dropped from the bill before royal assent.[citation needed] The following table refers to declarations of war from
Statute Law Revision (Scotland) Act 1964 (518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
50 (royal assent) The Act extends to the United Kingdom because the contrary was not specified. The Act came into force on the date of royal assent because
Edmund Hegan Kennard (306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
members and the constituency was disenfranchised by an Act which received Royal assent on 4 July 1870. The novelist Anthony Trollope was one of the defeated
Welsh Rates of Income Tax (465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(HMRC), but it is not a devolved tax. The Wales Act 2014, which received Royal Assent on 17 December 2014, gave the National Assembly for Wales the power to
1998 in the United Kingdom (2,217 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
loyalist arson attack in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland. 31 July Crime and Disorder Act receives Royal Assent. It introduces Anti-Social Behaviour Orders
Association of Authorised Public Accountants (394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Department of Trade and Industry in 1989 when the Companies Act received Royal Assent. In September 1991, AAPA achieved the status of a Recognised Supervisory
Official Secrets Act 1939 (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
this Act. This Act came into force on the date on which it received royal assent because no other date was provided: Acts of Parliament (Commencement)
List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 1940–1959 (8,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parliaments between 1707 and 1800 were either parliaments of Great Britain or of Ireland. For Acts passed up until 1707 see List of Acts of the Parliament of England
Irish Free State Constitution Act 1922 (1,245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Commons himself, and handed to the Clerk of the Parliament to receive the Royal assent. This was conferred, as usual, by the Royal Commission, the members of
Prostitution in Northern Ireland (2,341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
receives Royal Assent". BBC News. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2015. Research paper investigating the issues for women in Northern Ireland involved
Treaty of Accession 2011 (2,661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Estonia, the Hellenic Republic, the Kingdom of Spain, the French Republic, Ireland, the Italian Republic, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia,
List of Acts of the Parliament of England, 1603–1641 (4,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ordinances and Acts passed by the Long Parliament and other bodies without royal assent, and which were not considered to be valid legislation following the
Peerage Act 1963 (1,848 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peerage Bill, allowing individuals to disclaim peerages; it received Royal Assent on 31 July 1963. Tony Benn was the first peer to make use of the Act
Tynwald Day (2,551 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the British Royal Family is present. All bills that have received Royal Assent are promulgated on Tynwald Day; any Act of Tynwald which is not so promulgated
Greater London Authority Act 2007 (68 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2007 c 24 Introduced by Ruth Kelly Territorial extent England Dates Royal assent 23 October 2007 Other legislation Amended by Localism Act 2011 Policing
Prevention of Offences Act 1851 (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
millbanksystems.com/lords/1851/jul/03/minutes (royal assent) This Act came into force on the date on which it received royal assent because no other date was specified:
R (Miller) v The Prime Minister and Cherry v Advocate General for Scotland (5,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the ruling had quashed Royal Assent of the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Act 2019—which had Royal Assent signified during the provocation
Animal welfare in the United Kingdom (1,063 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bill is awaiting royal assent. The amendments give Northern Ireland the toughest penalties for animal cruelty anywhere in the UK or Ireland. The maximum sentence
Jesuits etc. Act 1603 (127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Parliament of England during the reign of James I. It received the royal assent on 4 July 1604 and confirmed the Elizabethan penal laws. It also enacted
Special Constables Act 1914 (200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
appointed during the present war.) was a British act of parliament, given royal assent on 28 August 1914, weeks after the outbreak of the First World War. It
House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Act 2015 (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
House of Commons where it was sponsored by Sir George Young. It received Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II on 26 March 2015. The Act granted the House of
Timeline of same-sex marriage (19,758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
same-sex marriages. 17 September: A registered partnership bill receives Royal Assent in Tasmania, Australia. It was previously approved by the state Legislative
House of Lords Reform Act 2014 (1,501 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act 2014 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom. It received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014. The Act allows members of the House of Lords to retire
Short and long titles (3,345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the regnal year(s) of the parliamentary session in which it received Royal Assent. For example, modern legislation would simply refer to "the Evidence
Infant Life (Preservation) Act 1929 (506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
contrary is specified This Act came into force on the date that it received royal assent because no other date was specified: Acts of Parliament (Commencement)
Ten Minute Rule (756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
become law, passing through every stage of Parliament right through to Royal Assent. Since 1945, there have been over sixty Acts of Parliament which were
Same-sex marriage in Greenland (1,202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Danish Parliament on 28 March 1996 (104 votes to 1) and was given royal assent on 26 April 1996. It took effect on 1 July 1996. The law gave registered
Constitution of the United Kingdom (24,956 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
gives royal assent to new laws. By constitutional convention, the monarch does not usurp the democratic process and has not refused royal assent since
Defamation Act 1952 (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
October 1952) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of one month. This means that the Act came
Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006 (291 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
November 2006) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of three months. This means that the Act came
St Andrews Agreement (1,510 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006, which implemented the agreement, received Royal Assent on 22 November 2006. Northern Ireland Secretary
Societies' Borrowing Powers Act 1898 (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the Royal Assent on 25 July 1898 and repealed in 1974. The Act provided that a society
Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act did not apply in Northern Ireland, however The Sex Discrimination Gender Reassignment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 does. The Act was repealed
Adventurers' Act (1,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act 1640 (c. 35), and Irish Rebels Act 1640 (c. 37). All four received Royal Assent in the summer of 1642, just before the start of the English Civil War
Elections and Registration Act 1915 (504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bill passed all stages in both houses rapidly, and received the royal assent on 29 July. The Act was a short document containing only four sections
Armed Forces Act 2006 (789 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
War was enacted in section 359 of the Act, which came into effect on royal assent. This number included three from New Zealand, twenty three from Canada
Reading (legislature) (999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
chambers. Once that happens, it is sent on for promulgation, such as royal assent in the Westminster system or signing by the president or governor in
Law of Libel Amendment Act 1888 (678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first presented on 10 February 1888 and, after much revision, received royal assent on 24 December. Sections 3 and 4 were responsible for clarifying the
Greater London Authority Act 1999 (154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
purposes. Citation 29 Territorial extent England, Scotland and Wales Dates Royal assent 11 November 1999 Text of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 as in
Cavehill and Whitewell Tramway (336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Corporation made an offer to purchase the company, and this agreement received Royal Assent on 26 July 1910, however, legal difficulties delayed the formal takeover
1914 in Ireland (1,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ulster Volunteers. 18 September – the Government of Ireland Act (the Home Rule Act) receives Royal Assent (although George V has contemplated refusing it)
Act for better Securing the Duties of East India Goods (173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"fit to pass, without any Amendment", which was then done. It received Royal assent on 18 December 1707. The act extended the monopoly of the English East
Treasons Act 1649 (809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
passed by Parliament during the Civil War and Interregnum did not have Royal Assent, so they were deemed to be null and void following the Restoration of
Industrial and provident society (1,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 was given royal assent. IPSs were registered (but not regulated) by the Financial Conduct Authority
Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 (782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
relating to immigration and asylum since 1993. Although the Act received Royal Assent on 30 March, its provisions did not take effect immediately, until a
Prevention of Terrorism Act 2005 (2,574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
cannot agree on a measure, could not be invoked in order to acquire Royal Assent without the consent of the upper house. Eventually, a compromise was
Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1962 (400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the UK or who held a passport issued by the UK government in the UK or Ireland, CUKCs holding a passport issued by the UK Government (not including colonial
Treaty Establishing the European Stability Mechanism (7,081 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
transfers and program monitoring for bailouts previously approved for Ireland, Portugal and Greece. The treaty stipulated that the organization would
Acts of Parliament Numbering and Citation Act 1962 (400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
paragraph 1268. This Act came into force on the date on which it received royal assent because no other date was specified: The Acts of Parliament (Commencement)
Wales Act 2017 (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
4 Introduced by Alun Cairns Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 31 January 2017 Other legislation Relates to Harbours Act 1964 Government
List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, 2020–present (337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parliaments between 1707 and 1800 were either parliaments of Great Britain or of Ireland). For Acts passed up until 1707 see List of Acts of the Parliament of England
Occupiers' Liability Act 1957 (2,295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
introduced to Parliament as the Occupiers' Liability Bill and granted the Royal Assent on 6 June 1957, coming into force on 1 January 1958. The Act unified
Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 (982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the 2003 Act and the power to make regulations came into force upon Royal Assent of the 2003 Act. The rest of the Act was brought into force on 1 February
2005 in Scotland (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bòrd na Gàidhlig within the framework of the government of Scotland (Royal Assent: 1 June). 5 May – UK general election results in Labour winning 41 of
1965 in Scotland (944 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Commissions Act 1965, establishing the Scottish Law Commission, receives the Royal assent. August – Union Canal officially closed to navigation. 5 August – the
Irish Home Rule movement (3,256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Parliament Act after House of Lords defeats, with Royal Assent as the Government of Ireland Act 1914 but never came into force, due to the intervention
British Telecommunications Act 1981 (74 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
38 Introduced by Keith Joseph Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 27 July 1981 Commencement 1 October 1981 Status: Amended Text of statute
Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (1,365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bill was approved by both Houses on 21 March 2005, and received Royal Assent on 24 March. The act contains provisions which reform two institutions
Government of Wales Act 1998 (244 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Secretary of State for Wales Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 31 July 1998 Other legislation Amended by Learning and Skills Act 2000
Superannuation Act 2010 (506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and received its third reading there on 13 October. The Act was given Royal Assent on 16 December 2010 and passed into law. There had been considerable
Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Ratification of Convention) Act 2017 (396 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
third reading the same day with no amendments. Through the Lords and royal assent The Bill had its first reading on the 27 February 2017 and its second
Financial Services Act 2012 (230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/financial-services-bill-receives-royal-assent https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201213/cmgeneral/deleg4/130226/130226s01
Same-sex marriage in the Isle of Man (2,859 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Council. However, the Cabinet Office stated that the bill would receive royal assent in the Privy Council, and be officially proclaimed during the Tynwald
Anglo-Norman language (8,107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and wills it so", Royal Assent for a supply bill) Soit fait comme il est désiré ("Let it be done as it is desired", Royal Assent for a private bill)
Upskirt (2,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
protect men wearing kilts. The Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 received royal assent on 12 February 2019, taking effect two months later. Upskirting is a
Parliament of Southern Ireland (2,919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provisions of the Parliament Act 1911 to override the Lords and send it for Royal Assent, which was received and the bill placed on the statute books on 18 September
Newspaper Libel and Registration Act 1881 (726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
terms of content, section 2 of the Act (as it became when it received royal assent on 27 August 1881) introduced a new defence for newspaper proprietors
Parliament of the United Kingdom (9,952 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bill involves the granting of the Royal Assent. Theoretically, the Sovereign may either grant or withhold Royal Assent (make the bill a law or veto the
Treason Felony Act 1848 (1,420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
537 (third reading) Hansard (House of Lords), 22 April 1848, vol. 98 (royal assent) John Mitchel, the first person convicted of Treason Felony. Michael
Local Government Act 1929 (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consequential on the matters aforesaid. Citation 19 & 20 Geo. 5 c. 17 Territorial extent England and Wales Dates Royal assent 27 March 1929 Status: Repealed
Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 (337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
connected purposes. Citation 2003 asp 2 Territorial extent Scotland Dates Royal assent 25 February 2003 Other legislation Relates to Community Empowerment (Scotland)
Representation of the People Act 2000 (163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
such elections; and for connected purposes. Citation 2000 c.2 Dates Royal assent 9 March 2000 Text of statute as originally enacted Text of the Representation
Terrorism Act 2006 (5,727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2006 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal assent on 30 March 2006, after being introduced on 12 October 2005. The Act
Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (1,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an amendment to the Employment Rights Act 1996. After receiving the Royal Assent on 2 July 1998, the Act came into force on 2 July 1999. It protects employees
Insolvency Act 1986 (559 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
c 45 Territorial extent England and Wales; Scotland; Northern Ireland Dates Royal assent 25 July 1986 Status: Current legislation Text of statute as originally
Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Act 2020 (787 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(Cymru) 2020) was an Act of the National Assembly for Wales that was given royal assent on 20 March 2020. It was introduced to the Assembly in March 2019 by
1753 in Great Britain (382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Naturalization Act, a measure to end discrimination against Jews, receives royal assent, but widespread opposition leads to its repeal in 1754. 11 September
Mental Health Act 2007 (689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
defeated a number of times in the House of Lords prior to its receiving Royal Assent. As of 2010[update], the Green Party supported a reform of the Mental
4th Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
battalions specified in The Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969, which received Royal Assent on 18 December 1969 and was brought into force on 1 January 1970. It
Military Service Act 1916 (396 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
where 35 Liberals voted against the bill, alongside 13 Labour MPs and 59 Irish Nationalists. The Act specified that men from 18 to 41 years old were liable
St Andrew's Day Bank Holiday (Scotland) Act 2007 (379 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bill was passed by the Parliament on 29 November 2006, and received Royal Assent on 15 January 2007. The Act amends the Banking and Financial Dealings
Sale of Student Loans Act 2008 (138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
703, col. 1579 The Sale of Student Loans Act 2008, section 14 (provided that the Act came into force on the date on which it received royal assent).
Great Seal of Northern Ireland (849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and High Court judges. Royal assent to bills of the Northern Ireland Assembly. All justices of the peace for Northern Ireland are appointed under a single
Succession to the Throne Act, 2013 (6,836 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
first reading in the House of Commons on 31 January 2013 and received Royal Assent on 27 March of the same year. The Act was brought into force by the Governor
Recognition of same-sex unions in the British Overseas Territories (1,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships. The law received royal assent on 7 February 2018 and went into effect on 1 June 2018. On 6 June 2018
1920 in the United Kingdom (2,972 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Russia. 13 August – the Restoration of Order in Ireland Act receives Royal Assent, providing for Irish Republican Army activists to be tried by court-martial
Childcare Payments Act 2014 (345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2014 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 17 December 2014, after being introduced on 5 June 2014. The purpose
Slave Trade Act 1807 (1,336 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
slave trade by an overwhelming 283 votes for to 16. The Bill received Royal Assent on 25 March 1807. The Act took effect on 1 May 1807. However, Kitty's
Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about housing; and for connected purposes. Citation 2008 c 17 Dates Royal assent 22 July 2008 History of passage through Parliament Text of statute as
The London Gazette (876 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Notices for the following, among others, are published: Granting of royal assent to bills of the Parliament of the United Kingdom or of the Scottish Parliament
Representation of the People (Equal Franchise) Act 1928 (451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
provision was made for the Parliament of Northern Ireland by the Representation of the People Act (Northern Ireland) 1928 (18 & 19 Geo V, Ch 24 (NI)). This statute
National Citizen Service (1,372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
introduced into the House of Lords by Lord Ashton of Hyde. The bill received Royal Assent in April 2017 and the resulting National Citizen Service Act created
Northern Ireland Act 2009 (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northern Ireland Act 2009 (c 3) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It makes provision preparatory to the intended devolution of "policing
Henry Ussher (599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
January 1592 he received a warrant (dated 21 December) granting the royal assent for the erection. On 3 March 1592 the foundation charter passed the great
Reserve Forces Act 1900 (344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, given the Royal Assent on 6 August 1900 and fully repealed in 1950. The Act amended the Reserve
Local Governance (Scotland) Act 2004 (139 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
connected purposes. Citation 2004 asp 9 Territorial extent Scotland Dates Royal assent 29 July 2004 Commencement August 2004 – May 2007 Other legislation Amends
Railways Act 2005 (526 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bill was introduced and published on 25 November 2004 and received Royal Assent on 7 April 2005. The act implemented the institutional changes published
Northern Ireland Act 1974 (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northern Ireland Act 1974 (Irish: An tAcht um Rialtas na hÉireann) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that made provision for the
LGBT rights in the United Kingdom (13,052 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament on 18 July 2019 and received royal assent on 24 July, mandated the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to pass regulations legalising same-sex
Wills Act 1837 (1,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Ireland until partition. It consequently became the law of the Irish Free State on 6 December 1922, and then of its successor states. When Ireland was
Wills Act 1837 (1,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in Ireland until partition. It consequently became the law of the Irish Free State on 6 December 1922, and then of its successor states. When Ireland was
Dockyard Ports Regulation Act 1865 (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Regulation of Dockyard Ports) was a UK act of parliament, which gained royal assent on 6 July 1865. It applied to "any port, harbour, haven, roadstead, sound
Government House (Newfoundland and Labrador) (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
office is the site of swearing-in ceremonies for Cabinet ministers, where Royal Assent is granted, and where the Lieutenant-Governor receives the Premier. The
Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stat. West. sec. c 34., was to be deemed not to have extended to Northern Ireland. This section provided, amongst other things, that the enactments described
Companies Act 1948 (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
amending the first-mentioned Act. Citation 11 & 12 Geo.6 c.38 Dates Royal assent 30 June 1948 Commencement 1 July 1948 Text of statute as originally enacted
Erskine Bridge Tolls Act 2001 (345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
councils, were being denied the right to object. The bill was given the Royal Assent on 13 September 2001. Following Phase II of the Scottish Executive's
Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1968 (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
aforesaid Citation 1968 c. 9 Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 1 March 1968 Other legislation Repealed by Immigration Act 1971 Relates
Lord Chancellor (5,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
her behalf (for example, to formally declare in Parliament that the Royal Assent has been granted, or to prorogue or dissolve Parliament), the Lord Chancellor
Police Act 1996 (377 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1996 c 16 Territorial extent England and Wales Scotland Northern Ireland Dates Royal assent 22 May 1996 (1996-05-22) Other legislation Amends Police and Criminal
Women's suffrage in New Zealand (2,640 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
elections. The Electoral Bill granting women the franchise was given Royal Assent by Governor Lord Glasgow on 19 September 1893. Women voted for the first
Admiralty Powers, &c. Act 1865 (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
c. 124.) was a British act of parliament passed in 1865. It gained royal assent on 6 July 1865. It is notable for its Section 5, which made the admiral-superintendent
6th Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (925 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
battalions specified in The Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969, which received Royal Assent on 18 December 1969 and was brought into force on 1 January 1970. It
2nd Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (1,534 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
battalions specified in the Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969, which received Royal Assent on 18 December 1969 and was brought into force on 1 January 1970. It
Railtrack (Waverley Station) Order Confirmation Act 2000 (252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
same day. It was read a third time on the 13 June 2000 and achieved Royal Assent the next day. "SCHEDULE Railtrack (Waverley Station)". Legislation.gov
Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
whole United Kingdom but with exceptions for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Schedule 8 makes a number of amendments to other Acts but does not repeal
Same-sex marriage in New Zealand (3,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
House of Representatives on 17 April 2013 by 77 votes to 44 and received royal assent on 19 April. It entered into force on 19 August, to allow time for the
Criminal Justice Act 1948 (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1949 and the Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1953. The act was partially repealed in 1977; it was modernised and recast
Treason Act 1945 (868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hansard (House of Commons), 15 June 1945, vol. 411, col. 1887 - 1904 (royal assent) The Act is presumed to extend to the United Kingdom because the contrary
Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 (1,221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
protect men wearing kilts. The Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 received royal assent on 12 February 2019, taking effect two months later on 12 April. Ministry
History of Northern Ireland (8,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
uk. "Royal Assent". Hansard. "Northern Ireland (Executive Formation and Exercise of Functions) Act 2018". legislation.gov.uk. "Northern Ireland (Executive
John Dickson (railway contractor) (3,081 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(priv. print, c1890) 25 & 26 Vict c. cxciii. Royal Assent 29 July 1862 26 & 27 Vict c. cxxx. Royal Assent 13 July 1863 For a history of the company, see
Health Protection Agency Act 2004 (271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
22 July 2004) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. This means that the paragraph
Education Act 1695 (49 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Education Act 1695 (7 Will.3 c.4), was an Act of the Parliament of Ireland, one of a series of Penal Laws, prohibiting Catholics from sending their
Digital Economy Act 2010 (5,055 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Introduced to Parliament by Lord Mandelson on 20 November 2009, it received Royal Assent on 8 April 2010. It came into force two months later, with some exceptions:
Lloyds TSB Act 1998 (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
connected purposes. Citation 1998 cap. v Introduced by Private Act Dates Royal assent 31 July 1998 Commencement 28 June 1999 Status: Current legislation Text
Act of Accord (255 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Accord Parliament of England Citation 39 Hen.VI Territorial extent England Dates Royal assent 25 October 1460 Text of statute as originally enacted
Public Order Act 1963 (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Public Order Act 1963, section 2(2) The Act came into force on receiving royal assent because no other date was specified. The Public Order Act 1963, section
Levy en Masse Act 1803 (567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
18 July 1803 and it was passed quickly through Parliament, receiving Royal assent on the 27 July. The detail of the passing of the bill through Parliament
Transport Act 2000 (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
title An Act to make provision about transport. Citation 2000 c.38 Dates Royal assent 30 November 2000 Status: Amended Text of statute as originally enacted
Official Secrets Act 1911 (3,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
all of its stages in a single day, 18 August 1911, and receiving the Royal assent four days later on 22 August. The act, with its extremely wide ranging
Blasphemous libel (1,982 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Governor General formally granted "Royal Assent," making the repeal official. In the Republic of Ireland, §13 of the Defamation Act, 1961 prescribed
7th Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
battalions specified in The Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969, which received Royal Assent on 18 December 1969 and was brought into force on 1 January 1970. It
Education Act 2002 (327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provision about education, training and childcare. Citation 2002 c.32 Dates Royal assent 24 July 2002 Text of statute as originally enacted Revised text of statute
Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007 (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
2007, passed by the House of Commons on the 17 July 2007, and received royal assent on 26 July 2007. Unusually, although this was a private member's bill
1845 in the United Kingdom (1,165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Windermere. 21 July – an unprecedented number of railway acts receive Royal Assent from Queen Victoria as the railway mania approaches its peak, Parliament
Fire Services Act 1947 (272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scheme) still in force in Scotland. The Act does not extend to Northern Ireland. Fire services in Scotland Fire service in the UK History of fire safety
Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (3,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the House of Lords took place on 26 October 2006, and it received royal assent on 8 November 2006. The first Part of the Bill, entitled "Power to reform
Parliamentary Boundaries Act 1832 (416 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Members to serve in Parliament. Citation 2 & 3 Will. 4 c. 64 Dates Royal assent 11 July 1832 Other legislation Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950
Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (c 18) (NI) is an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland. It makes similar provision to the Criminal Law
Northern Ireland Act 1998 (406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Ireland Assembly, after decades of direct rule from Westminster. It repealed parts of the Government of Ireland Act 1920 and Northern Ireland Constitution
European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019 (5,469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
not to amend exit day in response to an extension. The Act was given Royal Assent on 9 September 2019 and commenced the same day. The bill was proposed
Parliament House, Dublin (3,493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Green. In 1914, the Government of Ireland Act 1914 completed all parliamentary stages and receive the Royal Assent. The First World War injected what
Interpretation Act 1978 (980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to Northern Ireland. The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 in the same way applies to Acts of the Parliament of Northern Ireland or an Act of
Honorary Freedom of Boroughs Act 1885 (864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the rights and interests of existing freemen. The Act received the royal assent on 22 July 1885, and Kingston-upon-Hull Town Council moved quickly to
Slander of Women Act 1891 (572 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
royal assent because the contrary was not specified "Defamation Act 1961, section 3(1)". electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB). Government of Ireland.
Waverley Railway (Scotland) Act 2006 (396 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Tweedbank, just south of the burgh of Galashiels. The bill was given the Royal Assent in July 2006. List of Acts of the Scottish Parliament from 1999 Waverley
Data Protection Act 2018 (657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 2018 achieved Royal Assent on 23 May 2018. It applies the EU's GDPR standards. Whereas the GDPR
Finance Act 2001 (123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Revenue, and to make further provision in connection with Finance. Citation 2001 c.9 Dates Royal assent 11 May 2001 Text of statute as originally enacted
Ratification of the Treaty of Lisbon (6,061 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
states ratified the treaty in parliamentary processes. The Republic of Ireland was the only member state to hold a referendum on the subject. In a first
Dublin and Drogheda Railway (1,501 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
railway line between Dublin and Drogheda and it successfully received royal assent on 13 August 1836. Despite support of eminent engineers for the coastal
Regency Act 1830 (1,144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
powers of the monarchy, except that the regent was prohibited from giving royal assent to a bill to change the line of succession to the throne, or a bill to
Department of Education (Northern Ireland) (1,002 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the granting of royal assent to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 on 19 November 1998, a Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Executive were established
Arson in royal dockyards (1,250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
made of flammable materials. The resulting Criminal Damage Act received royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II in 1971 and the offence of arson in royal dockyards
Landlord and Tenant Act 1988 (202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
29 July 1988) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. This means that the Act came
Mental Health (Public Safety and Appeals) (Scotland) Act 1999 (692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
August and some amendments made. passed on 8 September 1999 then gained Royal Assent on 13 September 1999, becoming the first legislation to be passed by
Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (497 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
health services; and for connected purposes. Citation 2007 c 28 Dates Royal assent 30 October 2007 History of passage through Parliament Text of statute
Declaratory Act (953 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Declaratory Act was copied almost word for word from the Irish Declaratory Act, an Act which had placed Ireland in a position of bondage to the crown, implying
Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876 (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Citation 39 & 40 Vict. c.59 Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 11 August 1876 Other legislation Repealed by Constitutional Reform Act
Companies (Consolidation) Act 1908 (35 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Companies (Consolidation) Act 1908 Parliament of the United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 1908
Monarchy of the United Kingdom (10,980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Before a bill passed by the legislative Houses can become law, the royal assent (the monarch's approval) is required. In theory, assent can either be
Department for Communities (950 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the granting of royal assent to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 on 19 November 1998, a Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Executive were established
Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 (694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
22 July 2004) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. This means that section 32(1)
Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995 (828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
formed the basis of the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995, which received royal assent on 9 May 1995. The RICS predicted that it would lead to 1 million extra
Wantage Borough Police (235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
improving the town of Wantage in the County of Berks". This act received Royal Assent on 19 June 1828. The act provided for night watchmen and a day patrol
Punishment of Offences Act (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
section 5 The repealing Act came into force on the day that it received royal assent because no other date wasspecified: the Interpretation Act 1978, section
Britannia Bridge (3,905 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliamentary Bill covering the construction of the Britannia Bridge received royal assent. At the Admiralty's insistence, the bridge elements were required to
Transport Act 1947 (785 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Attlee's Labour government, and took effect from 1 January 1948. In Northern Ireland, the Ulster Transport Authority acted in a similar manner. The government
Forfeiture Act 1982 (256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
property law Section 6 makes provision for passing similar legislation in Northern Ireland. Section 7 Forfeiture Act 1982 Commencement Order 1982 Section 5
Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907 (8,257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reading in June, passing with a comfortable majority, and received the Royal Assent in August; the Act became effective immediately, though the bulk of its
Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889 (699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Scotland. Citation 52 & 53 Vict. c. 50 Territorial extent Scotland Dates Royal assent 26 August 1889 Commencement 15 May 1890 Other legislation Repealed by
Official Development Assistance Accountability Act (712 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
House of Commons with unanimous support from all parties. It received Royal Assent on May 29, 2008. The Act represents a trend among other nations that
Treasure Act 1996 (455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
designed to deal with finds of treasure in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It legally obliges finders of objects which constitute treasure (as defined
Scotland Act 2016 (736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Introduced by David Mundell Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 23 March 2016 Other legislation Amends Scotland Act 1998, Scotland Act
Prison Security Act 1992 (614 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
16 March 1992) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. This means that the Act came
Governor-General of Australia (8,369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
governor-general include appointing ministers, judges, and ambassadors; giving royal assent to legislation passed by parliament; issuing writs for election; and
Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985 (240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005 in
Wales Act 1978 (370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
52 Introduced by Michael Foot Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 31 July 1978 Other legislation Repealed by Wales Act 1978 (Repeal) Order
Local Government Finance Act 1992 (39 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Introduced by Norman Lamont Territorial extent UK, except Northern Ireland Dates Royal assent 6 March 1992 Commencement 1 January 1993 Status: Current legislation
External relations of the Isle of Man (2,928 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act 1948, the Interpretation Act 1978, the Isle of Man Act 1979, the Royal Assent to Legislation (Isle of Man) Order 1981 and the Statute Law Revision
Regulation of Railways Act 1889 (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Hicks Beach (Commons) Territorial extent United Kingdom Dates Royal assent 30 August 1889 Other legislation Amended by Transport Act 1962, British
1st Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (958 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
battalions specified in The Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969, which received Royal Assent on 18 December 1969 and was brought into force on 1 January 1970. It
Ragwort Control Act 2003 (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
November 2003) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of three months. This means that the Act came
Same-sex marriage in Prince Edward Island (487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
line with the law, which passed through the Senate in July and received royal assent the next day on July 20, 2005. However, Ms. Dover announced that same-sex
Parliament of Great Britain (1,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to exert direct power: for instance, the last occasion on which the Royal Assent was withheld was in 1708 by Queen Anne. At general elections the vote
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Commencement No. 1) (Northern Ireland) Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/930 (C.45)) The citation of this Act by this short
Further and Higher Education Act 1992 (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Commons) Lord Belstead (Lords) Territorial extent England and Wales Dates Royal assent 6 March 1992 Commencement 6 May 1992 to 1 August 1996 (see list) Status:
History of Canada (1982–1992) (1,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
granted Royal Assent by Queen Elizabeth II on March 29. The corresponding Constitution Act was passed by the Canadian parliament and granted Royal Assent by
Theft Act 1978 (3,051 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
20 July 1978) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of three months. This means that the Act came
Act for the Settlement of Ireland 1652 (1,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
considered void after the English Restoration as they had not received Royal assent. In 1662, an Act of Settlement 1662 (after the Restoration) aimed to
Channel Tunnel Rail Link (Supplementary Provisions) Act 2008 (465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
22 May 2008) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. This means that the Act came
Education Reform Act 1988 (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
217(1) Northern Ireland; amendments of legislation which extends to Northern Ireland and Scotland also extend there Dates Royal assent 29 July 1988 Commencement
Statute Law Revision Act 1888 (160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Act by this short title is authorised by section 2 of this Act. List of amendments and repeals in the Republic of Ireland from the Irish Statute Book
Statute Law Revision Act 1863 (190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Succession to the Crown Act 2013 (4,651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
December 2012, and after passing both Houses of Parliament it received royal assent on 25 April 2013, immediately before the prorogation of Parliament that
Race Relations Act 1976 (206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Citation 1976 c. 74 Territorial extent England and Wales; Scotland Dates Royal assent 22 November 1976 Commencement 1 September 1977 Repealed Equality Act
Police Reform Act 2002 (362 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kingdom, but most of the Act only extends to England and Wales Dates Royal assent 24 July 2002 Status: Current legislation Text of statute as originally
1800 in Great Britain (1,066 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opponents by the award of peerages and honours. The British act was given royal assent by King George III in August. 4 September – the French garrison in Valletta
Monarchy of Grenada (1,400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
informed of the Prime Minister's decision before the Governor General gives Royal Assent. The power to appoint the Prime Minister and other constitutional powers
Department for Infrastructure (Northern Ireland) (840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
the granting of royal assent to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 on 19 November 1998, a Northern Ireland Assembly and Northern Ireland Executive were established
Life Peerages Act 1958 (739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sit and vote in the House of Lords. Citation 6 & 7 Eliz. 2 c. 21 Dates Royal assent 30 April 1958 Other legislation Amended by Constitutional Reform Act
Christmas Day (Trading) Act 2004 (308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Christmas Day. Citation 2004 c 26 Territorial extent England and Wales Dates Royal assent 28 October 2004 Commencement 9 December 2004 Text of statute as originally
Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 (397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
8 of Schedule 5 has the same extent as the provision repealed. Dates Royal assent 7 April 2005 Text of statute as originally enacted Revised text of statute
Disability Discrimination Act 2005 (159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Discrimination Act 1995; and for connected purposes. Citation 2005 c 13 Dates Royal assent 7 April 2005 Text of statute as originally enacted Revised text of statute
Visiting Forces Act 1952 (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
matters aforesaid. Citation 15 and 16 Geo 6 and 1 Eliz 2 c 67 Dates Royal assent 30 October 1952 Commencement See S.I. 1954/633 Status: Amended Text of
Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Citation 8 & 9 Eliz. 2 c. 67 Introduced by Margaret Thatcher Dates Royal assent 27 October 1960 Commencement 1 June 1961 Status: Amended Text of statute
Criminal Justice Act 1988 (820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provision in relation to the taking of body samples by the police in Northern Ireland; to amend the Bail Act 1976; to give a justice of the peace power to authorise
Computer Misuse Act 1990 (2,372 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
other crimes facilitated by denial-of-service. The Bill did not receive Royal Assent because Parliament was prorogued. Sections 35 to 38 of the Police and
Senior Courts Act 1981 (295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to county courts; and for connected purposes Citation 1981 c.54 Dates Royal assent 28 July 1981 Commencement 1 January 1982 Other legislation Amended by
Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006 (514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006 (c 53) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It implemented the St Andrews Agreement
Accessories and Abettors Act 1861 (960 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it then was). It consolidated provisions in English criminal law related
3rd Battalion, Ulster Defence Regiment (1,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
battalions specified in The Ulster Defence Regiment Act 1969, which received Royal Assent on 18 December 1969 and was brought into force on 1 January 1970. It
Legal Services Act 2007 (1,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Transitory Provisions) Order 2008 SI 2008/222 "Legal Services Act given royal assent". Ministry of Justice. 2007. Retrieved 4 March 2008. "Explanatory Notes
Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act 1883 (398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It was a continuation of policy to make voters free from the intimidation
Papists Act 1778 (409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enacted by the Parliament of Ireland. Before the Act, a number of "Penal laws" had been enacted in Britain and Ireland, which varied between the jurisdictions
Piracy Act 1837 (679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This offence still exists in the United Kingdom and in the Republic of Ireland, but is no longer punishable by death in either country. Section 2 of the
Companies Act 2006 (3,135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
companies.[citation needed] A small portion of the Act came into effect on Royal Assent in November 2006. The first and second Commencement Orders then brought
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mutual societies; and for connected purposes. Citation 2000 c.8ff Dates Royal assent 14 June 2000 Text of statute as originally enacted Text of the Financial
Armed Forces Act 2011 (3,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the Government.' This amendment was agreed to. The Bill was given Royal Assent (and thus became an Act) on 3 November 2011. House of Commons Hansard
Race Relations Act 1965 (639 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
national origins" in public places in Great Britain (although not in Northern Ireland, which had its own parliament at the time). It also prompted the creation
Monarchy of Australia (6,340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
federal parliament, but the Governor-General, Sir Paul Hasluck, reserved Royal Assent "for Her Majesty's pleasure" (similarly to Governor-General Sir William
Representation of the People Act 1884 (601 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
three adult males had the vote; in Scotland, three in five did; but in Ireland, the figure was only one in two. Section 2: This extended a uniform household
Ballot Act 1872 (710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
previously open oral votes. The Ballot Act 1872 was of particular importance in Ireland, as it enabled tenants to vote against the landlord class in parliamentary
Race Relations Act 1968 (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ethnic or national origins in Great Britain (although not in Northern Ireland, which had its own parliament at the time). It also created the Community
History of reform of the House of Lords (2,318 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(passed in 1642). As this legislation had passed both Houses and received royal assent, the Royalists accepted it was a valid law. After the restoration of
Summary Jurisdiction Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Summary Jurisdiction Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 (1953 c. 3) is an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland that restricted the freedom of the press
Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007 (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lords. These amendments were agreed to on 5 July, and the Bill received Royal Assent on 19 July. Under the commencement order, the Bill entered into force
Agriculture Act 1947 (295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
further provision for agriculture. Citation 10 & 11 Geo. 6 c. 48 Dates Royal assent 6 August 1947 Status: Amended Text of statute as originally enacted Revised
International Organisations Act 2005 (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
7 April 2005) on which the Act was passed (that is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. This means that, except for
Public Health Act 1875 (527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Acts relating to Public Health in England. Citation 38 & 39 c 55 Dates Royal assent 11 August 1875 Status: Amended Text of statute as originally enacted
Electricity Act 1947 (1,329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
forward in the Electricity Act 1947. The Electricity Act 1947 received Royal Assent on 13th August 1947. Its long title is: 'An Act to provide for the establishment
1994 in Scotland (599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reorganise local government by creating 32 unitary authorities, receives royal assent. Highland Theological Institute established in Dingwall. 1 January –
National Health Service Act 2006 (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sections 261 to 266, which also extend to Scotland and Northern Ireland. Dates Royal assent 8 November 2006 Commencement 1 March 2007, subject to section
Devolution in the United Kingdom (6,381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Ireland Catholics. The Northern Ireland Parliament was abolished by the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973, which received royal assent on 19
Police Act 1964 (1,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Britain, 97 had an establishment of less than 350. The Act received royal assent on 10 June 1964. Among its provisions were: England and Wales, outside
Representation of the People Act 1981 (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
person who is detained anywhere in the British Islands or the Republic of Ireland (or who is unlawfully at large at any time when he would otherwise be detained)
Statute Law Revision Act 1887 (247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Isle of Man on 25 July 1991. 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
Council of Ireland (790 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
respective Parliaments of Southern and Northern Ireland. The Council's Orders required royal assent in the same way Bills of either of the Parliaments
Government of India Act 1858 (591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for the better Government of India Citation 21 & 22 Vict. c. 106 Dates Royal assent 2 August 1858 Commencement 1 November 1858 Other legislation Relates
Witness protection (1,784 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in specific cases. Canada's Witness Protection Program Act received Royal Assent on June 20, 1996. The program is run by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
European Assembly Elections Act 1978 (185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
electoral system in 78 one member constituencies and 3 members from Northern Ireland using the Single transferable vote in a single constituency. The act also
Boston Port Act (661 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Geo. III. c. 19 Territorial extent Province of Massachusetts Bay Dates Royal assent March 20, 1774 Commencement June 1, 1774 Other legislation Relates to
Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"permissible source". Political parties on the separate register for Northern Ireland are exempt from the controls on accepting and reporting donations. The
Representation of the People Act 1985 (253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
repeal section 21(3) of the Representation of the People Act 1918. Dates Royal assent 16 July 1985 Text of the Representation of the People Act 1985 as in
Banking Act 2009 (327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scotland and Northern Ireland to issue their own private banknotes, repealing the Bank Notes (Scotland) Act 1845, the Bankers (Ireland) Act 1845 and the Bankers
Railways Act 1993 (462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Citation 1993 Chapter 43 Territorial extent UK, except Northern Ireland Dates Royal assent 5 November 1993 Commencement 1 January 1994 Status: Current legislation
Local Government Act 2000 (419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Children Act 1989; and for connected purposes. Citation 2000 c.22 Dates Royal assent 28 July 2000 Text of statute as originally enacted Text of the Local
National Health Service Act 1946 (609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
services in Northern Ireland were created by the Northern Ireland Parliament through the Health Services Act (Northern Ireland) 1948. The whole Act was
Parliamentary Papers Act 1840 (242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is protected by absolute privilege under common law. The Act received Royal Assent on 14 April 1840. The Act is notable by being ex post facto – it changes
1708 in Great Britain (1,126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert Walpole becomes Secretary at War. 11 March – Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes
Railway Regulation (Gauge) Act 1846 (115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) for Great Britain, and 5 ft 3 in (1,600 mm) for Ireland. The 7 ft (2,134 mm) gauge, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel when engineering