Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Republic of Ireland Statute Law Revision Act, 2007

It is significant to note that the Republic of Ireland passed a law in 2007 revoking and repealing the entire set of laws enacted in the Constitutions of Clarendon of 1164, among others of ancient standing

See Republic of Ireland: Statute Law Revision Act 2007


List of Repeals

1154 (1 Hen. 2)
Charter on confirmation of liberties
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [1]
Observance of customs, liberties and privileges of the realm
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [2]
Prohibition on churches being granted in perpetuity
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [3]
Jurisdiction of King's courts and ecclesiastical courts
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [4]
Absence from the realm for clergy
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [5]
Excommunications and the chance of absolution
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [6]
Laymen not be accused save by accredited and lawful accusers and witnesses in the presence of the bishop
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [7]
Application to the lord King if any of his officials are to be excommunicated
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [8]
Excommunication appeals
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [9]
Disputes between clerks and laymen
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [10]
Applications to the chief officer of the lord King in that town before excommunication
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [11]
Archbishops, bishops and all beneficed clergy to observe and perform all royal rights like barons
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [12]
Vacancies in archbishoprics or bishoprics
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [13]
Bringing magnates of the realm to justice
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [14]
Chattels under forfeiture to the King may not be retained by any church
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [15]
Pleas of debt to lie in the justice of the King
1164 (10 Hen. 2) Constitutions of Clarendon [16]
Sons of villeins ought not to be ordaine

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