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United Kingdom Legislation

The following is a list of the principal items of legislation made in the United Kingdom (statutes and Orders in Council) relating to the Judicial Committee and its proceedings. Appeals from outside the United Kingdom are in many cases also governed by laws made in the countries and territories concerned.

1. General legislation

Judicial Committee Act 1833
Judicial Committee Act 1843
Judicial Committee Act 1844
Court of Chancery Act 1851, section 16
Privy Council Registrar Act 1853
Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1876, sections 6 and 25
Judicial Committee Act 1881
Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1887, sections 3 and 5
Judicial Committee Amendment Act 1895
Appellate Jurisdiction Act 1908
Judicial Committee Act 1915
References of appeals to Judicial Committee Order in Council 1909
 (S.R. & O. 1909 No. 1228)

2. United Kingdom Appeals

(i) Appeals and references in devolution cases.

Scotland Act 1998, sections 33 and 103 and Schedule 6.
Northern Ireland Act 1998, sections 11 and 82 and Schedule 10.
Government of Wales Act 1998, Schedule 8.
Judicial Committee (Devolution Issues) Rules 1999 (S.I. 1999 No. 665) as amended 

(ii) Appeals from the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, section 17. Judicial Committee (Veterinary Surgeons Rules) Order 1967 (S.I. 1967 No. 1150). 

(iii) Appeals against Pastoral Schemes.

Pastoral Measure 1983, section 9 and Schedule 2.
 

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