Bonfire of ‘dead wood statutes’ to claim 800 obsolete laws – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 3rd, 2012 in bills, legislation, news, repeals by sally

“A law passed in 1696 to raise funds for the rebuilding of St Paul’s Cathedral after the Great Fire of London is one of 800 obsolete Acts due to be wiped from the statute book this summer.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd April 2012