Acts and Statutory Instruments

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Consists of:

An act for consolidating in One Act certain Provisions usually contained in acts for regulating the police of Towns' Ch 89, London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1847

An act for the better prevention of Contagious Diseases at certain naval and military stations [11 Jul 1866], Ch 35, London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1870

An Act to amend the contagious Diseases Act 1866, [32 & 33 Vict. Ch 96], London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1875

Summary Jurisdiction Act 1879 [42 & 43 Vict Ch 49], London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1880

Manuscript 'An Act to amend the law relating to Actions for Seduction' 1886 for 1887

Public Health Scotland. Prevention of Epidemic, Endemic or Infectious diseases. The Public Health (Venereal Diseases) Regulations (Scotland) 1916 no 762 Statutory Rules and Orders

Alien. The Aliens Order 1920 no 448 as amended by 1920, no 2262 1923, no 326 and 1925, no 760

By-Laws Establishments for massage or special treatment, London County Council, 1915 and 1920

British Nationality and Status of Aliens Act 1914 [4 & 5 Geo. 5 Ch 17] as amended up to 8 Aug 1918

Mental Deficiency Act 1927 [17 & 18 Geo. 5 Ch 33]

Children And Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1932 [22 & 23 Geo. 5, Ch 47]

Children and Young Persons Act 1932 (printed letter dated 19 Jan 1933 from Home Office)

Vagrancy Act 1935 [25 & 26 Geo. 5, Ch 20]

Public Health Act 1936 [26 Geo 5 and 1 Edw 8, Ch 49]

Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Act 1920 [10 & 11 Geo. 5, Ch 33]

Mental Deficiency Act 1938 [1 & 2 Geo 6, Ch 43]

Children and Young Persons Act 1938 [1 & 2 Geo 6. Ch 40]

Criminal Justice Act 1948 [11 & 12 Geo 6. Ch 58]

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1951 [14 & 15 Geo 6. Ch 36]

Magistrates' Courts Act 1952 [15 & 16 Geo. 6 and 1 Eliz. 2 Ch 55]

Visiting Forces Act 1952 [15 & 16 Geo. 6 and 1 Eliz. 2 Ch 67]

Matrimonial Proceedings (Children) Act 1958 [6 & 7 Eliz. 2 Ch 40]

Children Act 1958 [6 & 7 Eliz. 2 Ch 65]

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

An Act to consolidate and amend the statute law of England and Ireland relating to offences against the person, [6th August 1861] : Victoriae Reginae : Cap.100, London : H.M.S.O., 1871, ref 348.022 GRE

Town Police Clauses Act 1889 : 52 & 53 Vict. : Chapter 14 : An Act to amend the provisions relating to hackney carriages of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847, London : Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for T. Digby Piggott, the Queen's Printer of Acts of Parliament, 1889, ref 348.022 GRE

Summary Jurisdiction (Married Women) Act 1895 : 58 & 59 Vict. : Chapter 39 : An Act to amend the law relating to the summary jurisdiction of magistrates in reference to married women, London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for Rowland Bailey, the King's Printer of Acts of Parliament, 1895, ref 348.022 GRE

Children Act 1908 : 8 Edw.7 : Chapter 67 : An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the protection of children and young persons, reformatory and industrial schools, and juvenile offenders, and otherwise amend the law with respect of children and young persons, London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for Rowland Bailey, the King's Printer of Acts of Parliament, 1908, ref 348.022 GRE

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1912 : 2 & 3 Geo.5 : Chapter 20 : an Act to amend the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885, the Vagrancy Act 1898, and the Immoral Traffic (Scotland) Act 1902 London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for Rowland Bailey, the King's Printer of Acts of Parliament, 1912 ref 348.022 GRE

Children (Employment Abroad) Act 1913 : 3 & 4 Geo.5 : Chapter 7 : An Act to prohibit and restrict children and young persons being taken out of the United Kingdom with a view to singing, playing, performing or being exhibited for profit, London : HMSO, 1913 ref 348.022 GRE

Mental Deficiency Act 1913 : 3 & 4 Geo.5. [Chapter 28] : An Act to Make further and better provision for the care of the feeble-minded and other mentally defective persons and to amend the Lunacy Acts, London : HMSO, 1913, ref 348.022 GRE

Criminal Justice Administration Act 1914 : 4 & 5 Geo. 5 : Chapter 58 : An Act to diminish the number of cases committed to prison, to amend the law with respect to the treatment and punishment of young offenders, and otherwise to improve the administration of criminal justice, London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for Frederick Atterbury, the King's Printer of Acts of Parliament, 1914, ref 348.022 CRI

Venereal Diseases Act 1917 : 7 & 8 Geo.5 : Chapter 21 : An Act to prevent the treatment of venereal disease otherwise than by duly qualified medical practitioners, and to control the supply of remedies therefore, and for other matters connected therewith, London : printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode for Frederick Atterbury, the King's Printer of acts of Parliament, 1917, ref 348.022 GRE

Criminal Law Amendment Act 1922 : 12 & 13 Geo.5 : Chapter 56 : An Act to amend the law with respect of offences against persons under the age of sixteen, and with respect to penalties under section thirteen of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 and to repeal section five of the Punishment of Incest Act 1908, London : HMSO, 1922, ref 348.022 GRE

Merchant Shipping Acts (Amendment) Act 1923 : 13 & 14 Geo.5 : Chapter 40 : an Act to amend the Merchant Shipping Acts, 1984 to 1921, with respect to the expenses of the medical attendance of masters and seamen suffering from venereal disease, London : HMSO, 1923, ref 348.022 GRE

Bastardy Act 1923 : 13 & 14 Geo.5 : Chapter 23 : An Act to amend the Bastardy Laws, and to make further and better provision with regard to children of unmarried parents, and for other purposes connected therewith, London : HMSO, 1923, ref 348.022 GRE

Criminal Justice Act 1925 : 15 & 16 Geo.5 : Chapter 86 : An Act to amend the law with respect to the administration of criminal justice in England, and otherwise to amend the criminal law, London : HMSO, 1925, ref 348.022 GRE

Summary Jurisdiction (Separation and Maintenance) Act 1925 : 15 & 16 Geo.5 : Chapter 51 : An Act to amend the law relating to separation and maintenance orders, London : HMSO, 1925, ref 348.022 GRE

Legitimacy Act 1926 : 16 & 17 Geo.5 : Chapter 60 : An Act to amend the law relating to children born out of wedlock, London : HMSO, 1926, ref 348.022 GRE

Adoption of Children (Scotland) Act 1930 : 20 & 21 Geo.5 : Chapter 37 : An Act to make provision for the adoption of children in Scotland, London : HMSO, 1930, ref 348.022 GRE

Illegitimate Children (Scotland) Act 1930 : 20 and 21 Geo.5 : Chapter 33 : An Act to amend the law as to the duration and recovery of aliment for, and the custody of, illegitimate children in Scotland, and for other purposes connected therewith, London : HMSO, 1930, ref 348.022 GRE

Children and Young Persons Act 1933 : 23 Geo.5 : Chapter 12 : An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to persons under the age of eighteen years, London : HMSO, 1933, ref 348.022 GRE

Street Offences Act 1959 : Chapter 57, [London] : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1959, ref 345.02534 STR