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Trials for Felony Act 1836

The Trials for Felony Act 1836
Long title An Act for enabling Persons indicted of Felony to make their Defence by Counsel or Attorney.
Chapter 6 & 7 Will 4 c 114
Territorial extent England (including Wales and Berwick) and Ireland[1]
Dates
Royal Assent 20 August 1836
Status: Repealed
Text of statute as originally enacted

The Trials for Felony Act 1836 (6 & 7 Will 4 c 114) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

This Act was repealed in part by the Summary Jurisdiction Act 1848.

In a report dated 27 September 1985, the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission said that section 4 was the only provision that had not been repealed. They said that it was redundant. They recommended that the Act be repealed.[2] This Act was repealed by section 1(1) of, and Group 1 of Part I of Schedule 1 to, the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1986.

This Act was repealed for Northern Ireland by section 15(2) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967.

This Act was repealed for the Republic of Ireland by section 16 of, and the Third Schedule to, the Criminal Law Act 1997.

Contents

  • Section 1 - All persons tried for felony after 1 October next may make their defence by counsel or attorney 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Section 1 - All persons tried for felony after 1 October next may make their defence by counsel or attorney

This section was repealed for England and Wales[3] by section 10(2) of, and Part III of Schedule 3 to, the Criminal Law Act 1967.

See also

References

  1. ^ The Trials for Felony Act 1836, section 5
  2. ^ The Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission. Statute Law Revision: Twelfth Report. Law Com 150. SLC 99. Cmnd 9648. Pages 6 and 34 and 35.
  3. ^ The Criminal Law Act 1967, section 11(1)

External links

  • The Trials for Felony Act 1836, from Google Books.
  • List of repeals and amendments in the Republic of Ireland from the Irish Statute Book


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