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COMMON LAW PROCEDURE ACT 1854

UK Public General Acts

Version 01/02/1991

1854 CHAPTER 125 17 and 18 Vict

Default Geographical Extent: E+W


  • Version 01/02/1991

Introductory Text

Common Law Procedure Act 1854

1854 CHAPTER 125 17 and 18 Vict

An Act for the further Amendment of the Process, Practice, and Mode of Pleading in and enlarging the Jurisdiction of the Superior Courts of Common Law at Westminster, . . .F1

[12th August 1854]

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Amendments (Textual)

F1 Words omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c. 19)


1, 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

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F2 Ss. 1, 2, 18, 19, 31–58, 60–86, 88, 90–102, 104, 105 repealed by Statute Law Revision and Civil Procedure Act 1883 (c. 49) subject to the saving now contained in Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 (c. 49), s. 209


3–17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3

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F3 Ss. 3–17 repealed by Arbitration Act 1889 (c. 49), Sch. 2


18, 19. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4

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F4 Ss. 1, 2, 18, 19, 31-58, 60-86, 88, 90-102, 104, 105 repealed by Statute Law Revision and Civil Procedure Act 1883 (c. 49) subject to the saving now contained in Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 (c. 49), s. 209


20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F5

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F5 S. 20 repealed by Oaths Act 1888 (c. 46), Sch.


21–27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6

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F6 Ss. 21-27 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c. 19)


28, 29. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F7

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F7 Ss. 28, 29 repealed by Inland Revenue Repeal Act 1870 (c. 99)


30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8

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F8 Ss. 21–27, 30, 89, 103 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c. 19)


31–58 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9

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F9 Ss. 1, 2, 18, 19, 31–58, 60–86, 88, 90–102, 104, 105 repealed by Statute Law Revision and Civil Procedure Act 1883 (c. 49) subject to the saving now contained in Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 (c. 49), s. 209


59 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10

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F10 S. 59 repealed by Courts Act 1971 (c. 23), Sch. 11 Pt. I


60–86 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11

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F11 Ss. 1, 2, 18, 19, 31–58, 60–86, 88, 90–102, 104, 105 repealed by Statute Law Revision and Civil Procedure Act 1883 (c. 49) subject to the saving now contained in Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 (c. 49), s. 209


87 Actions on lost negotiable instruments.

In case of any action founded upon a . . . F12 negotiable instrument, it shall be lawful for the court or a judge to order that the loss of such instrument shall not be set up, provided an indemnity is given, to the satisfaction of the court or judge, or a master, against the claims of any other person upon such negotiable instrument.

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F12 Words repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c. 19)


88 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F13

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F13 Ss. 1, 2, 18, 19, 31–58, 60–86, 88, 90–102, 104, 105 repealed by Statute Law Revision and Civil Procedure Act 1883 (c. 49) subject to the saving now contained in Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 (c. 49), s. 209


89 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F14

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F14 Ss. 21–27, 30, 89, 103 repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c. 19)


90‐102 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F15

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F15 Ss. 1, 2, 18, 19, 31–58, 60–86, 88, 90–102, 104, 105 repealed by Statute Law Revision and Civil Procedure Act 1883 (c. 49) subject to the saving now contained in Supreme Court of Judicature (Consolidation) Act 1925 (c. 49), s. 209