Short title.

Repeal and savings.


(Assented to 19th February 1891.) BARBADOS.

An Act for further promoting the revision of the Statute Law by repealing certain enactments which have ceased to be in force or become unnecessary.


"HEREAS with a view to the revision of the Statute Law, it is expedient that certain enactments (mentioned in the schedule to this Act) which may be regarded as spent, or have ceased to be in force otherwise than by express and specific repeal by the Legislature, or have, by lapse of time or otherwise, become unneccessary. should be expressly and specifically repealed; Be it enacted by the Governor, Council, and Assembly of this Island and, by the authority of the same as follows;

1. This Act may be cited as 'The Statute Law Revision Act, (No. I.) 1891."

2. The enactments described in the schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent in such schedule mentioned, and subject to the exceptions and qualifications in the schedule mentioned; Provided that where any enactment not comprised in the schedule has been repealed, confirmed, revived, or perpetuated by any enactment hereby repealed, such repeal, confirmation, revivor or perpetuation shall not be affected by the repeal effected by this Act; and the repeal by this Act of any enactment or schedule shall not affect any enactment in which such enactment or schedule has been applied, incorporated or referred to; nor shall such repeal of any enactment affect any right to

any hereditary revenues of the Crown, or affect any charges thereupon, or prevent any such enactment from being put in force for the collection of any such revenues, or otherwise in relation thereto; and this Act shall not affect the validity, invalidity, effect, or consequences of anything already done or suffered, or any existing status or capacity, or any right, title, obligation, or liability already acquired, accrued, or incurred, or any remedy or proceeding in respect thereof, or any release or discharge of or from any debt, penalty, obligation, liability, claim, or demand, or any indemnity, or the proof of any past act or thing; nor shall this Act affect any principle or rule of law or equity, or established jurisdiction, form or course of pleading, practice or procedure, or existing usage, franchise, liberty, custom, privilege, restriction, exemption, office, appointment, payment, allowance, emolument or benefit, notwithstanding that the same respectively may have been in any manner affirmed, recognized, or derived by, in, or from any enactment hereby repealed;nor shall this Act revive or restore any jurisdiction, office, duty, drawback, fee, payment, franchise, liberty, custom, right, title, privilege, restriction, exemption, usage, practice, procedure or other matter or thing not now existing or in force.

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A description or citation of a portion of an Act is inclusive of the words, section, or
other part first or last mentioned, or otherwise referred to as forming the beginning or as
forming the end of the portion comprised in the description or citation.

Title of Act.

Date of Act.
22nd March 1666..

An Act for the better ascertaining the laws of
this Island.

13th March 1648.....

13th March 1648.....

An Act for officers putting in security.

An Act appointing security to be given by the
Clerks &c., of the several Courts within this

10th January 1652.. An Act to prevent frequenting of taverns and alehouses by seamen...

26th April 1708..... An Act appointing
An Act appointing a Committee for settling
the public accounts of this Island; and ap-
pointing the officers' salaries of the Trea-
sury, and excise on strong liquors

Extent of Repeal

The whole Act.

The whole Act.

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SCHEDULE -continued

8th May 1811..

Title of Act.

An Act for the encouragement of such as shall
entertain the Gentlemen of the Committee
of the public accounts of this Isiand..

An Act to ascertain and fix the bounds of the
several parishes in this Island..

19th September 1745 An Act to quiet the inhabitants of this Island
in the peaceable possession of their estates,
and for removing the causes of expensive
and vexatious suits in relation thereto..

20th December 1798. An Act for establishing the proof of rum.

8th March 1808.

Extent of Redeal.

An Act to reduce and render more effective the fortifications of this Island.

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An Act for constituting a Corporation for bet

ter ordering and managing the Literary So

ciety established in the Island of Barbados.. The whole Act.

The whole Act.

Date of Act.

Title of Act.

4th November 1817. An Act to authorize the Committee hereinafter appointed to exchange certain land attached to Pilgrim House, for the same quantity of land belonging to the Plantation called

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4th January 1826..

the Pine, the property of Joseph Waith, Esq. The whole Act.

An Act to authorize the purchase of a certain piece or parcel of land for the use of the public of this Island....

An Act for establishing the assize of household bread made for sale, and for regulating the conduct of bakers in making and vending such bread.

Extent of Repeal.

An Act for vesting the Glebe land at present belonging to the Rectory of the parish of St. James in this Island in trustees, to be sold for the uses and purposes hereinafter mentioned..

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