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Encyclopedia > List of Acts of the Parliament of Ireland

This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of Ireland for the years up to its dissolution in 1800. In Westminster System parliaments, an Act of Parliament is a part of the law passed by the Parliament. ... This article is about the legislature abolished in 1801. ... 1800 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

Contents


13th century

  • 20 Hen. 3. Observance in Ireland of Statute of Merton (1236)
  • 21 Hen. 3. Concerning those born before wedlock (1237)
  • 22 Hen. 3. Inheritance of bastard (1238)
  • 12 Edw. 1. Observance in Ireland of Statute of Rutland (1284)
  • 13 Edw. 1. Observance in Ireland of Statute of Westminster the First and Statute of Gloucester (1285)
  • 13 Edw. 1. Observance in Ireland of Statute of Westminster the Second (1285)
  • 28 Edw. 1. Custom of Ireland as to goods of testator (1300)
  • 28 Edw. 1. Export of silver (1300).

14th century

  • 1 Edw. 2. Observance in Ireland of Statute of Winchester (1307)
  • 13 Edw. 2. Confirmation of observance in Ireland of Statutes of Merton, Marlborough, Westminster the First, Westminster the Second, Gloucester (1320)
  • 17 Edw. 2. Observance in Ireland of Statute of Lincoln (1324)
  • 17 Edw. 2. Observance in Ireland of Statute of York (1324)
  • 29 Edw. 3. Forestallers of Fish (1355)
  • 31 Edw. 3. State of the Land of Ireland (1357)
  • 40 Edw. 3. Statute of Kilkenny (1366)
  • 13 Ric. 2. Prohibition of sale of falcons, hawks, etc. (1389)
  • 15 Ric. 2. Observance in Ireland of Statutes of England (1391).

15th century

  • 3 Hen. 4. Forcible Entry (1402)
  • 11 Hen. 4. Election of sheriffs: confirmation of rights (1410)
  • 37 Hen. 6. c. 1. Warrants and Patents (1459)
  • 7 Edw. 4. c. 2. Clergy (1467)
  • 18 Edw. 4. Confirmation of rights: pestilence (1478)
  • 10 Hen. VII. c. 22. Poynings' Act, 1495

Poynings Law refers to Sir Edward Poynings declaration to the Irish Parliament at Drogheda in 1494. ...

16th century

  • 28 Hen. 8. c. 2. Marriage Act, 1537
  • 28 Hen. 8. c. 5. Church (1537)
  • 28 Hen. 8. c. 7. Slander (1537)
  • 28 Hen. 8. c. 18. Administration of Estates Act, 1537
  • 33 Hen. 8. c. 1. Kingship of Ireland (1542)
  • 33 Hen. 8. Mispleading and Jeoyfailes (1542)
  • 33 Hen. 8. c. 6. Marriage Act, 1542
  • 33 Hen. 8. c. 10. Joint Tenants (1542)
  • 3 & 4 Phil. & Mar. c. 2. Settlement of Laois and Offaly (1556)
  • 3 & 4 Phil. & Mar. c. 11. Treason (1556)
  • 3 & 4 Phil. & Mar. c. 14. Regal Power of Queen (1556)
  • 2 Eliz. c. 1. Supremacy of the Crown (1560)
  • 2 Eliz. c. 2. Uniformity of Common Prayer &c. (1560)
  • 2 Eliz. c. 6. Treason (1560)
  • 12 Eliz. c. 1. Free Schools (1570)
  • 12 Eliz. c. 2. Exemplification of Records (1570)
  • 28 Eliz. c. 1. Perjury Act, 1586.

17th century

  • 11, 12 & 13 Jas. 1, c. 8. Outlawry in personal actions (1613-15)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 3. Confirmation of certain letters patents etc. (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 1. Statute of Uses, 1634
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 3. Conveyancing Act, 1634
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 4. Grantees of reversions to take advantage of breaches of conditions etc. (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 5. Recovery of rents by executors (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 14. Continuance of actions after the death of any King (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 17. Where plaintiff is nonsuited, defendant to recover costs (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 2. Explanation of Act for confirmation of certain letters patents etc. (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 3. A plantation statute (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 7. Contentation of debts upon execution (1634)
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 10. Administration of Estates Act, 1634
  • 10 Chas. 1. c. 15. Maintenance and Embracery Act, 1634
  • 10 & 11 Chas. 1. c. 8. Costs of nonsuit or verdict (1634-35)
  • 10 & 11 Chas. 1. c. 10. Process of Peace (1634-35)
  • 10 & 11 Chas. 1. c. 11. Common Informers Act, 1634
  • 10 & 11 Chas. 1. c. 12. Privilege of Parliament (1634-35)
  • 15 Chas. 1. c. 6. A Plantation statute (1639)
  • 14 & 15 Chas. 2. c. 2. A Plantation statute (1662)
  • 14 & 15 Chas. 2. c. 3. Hostlers and innkeepers (1662)
  • 14 & 15 Chas. 2. c. 10. Union of parishes; free schools (1662)
  • 14 & 15 Chas. 2. c. 19. Tenures Abolition Act, 1662
  • 14 & 15 Chas. 2. c. 21. Fee for the seal due to the Lord Chancellor of Ireland (1662)
  • 17 & 18 Chas. 2. c. 2. A Plantation statute (1665)
  • 17 & 18 Chas. 2. c. 6. Uniformity of public prayers (1665)
  • 17 & 18 Chas. 2. c. 11. An Act to prevent Delays in extending Statutes, Judgements and Recognizances (1665)
  • 17 & 18 Chas. 2. c. 20. Trials at nisi prius (1665)
  • 4 Will. & Mar. c. 1. Recognition of the Crown (1692)
  • 4 Will. & Mar. c. 4. Commissioners for taking affidavits (1692)
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 2. Taking away the writ de heretico comburendo (1695)
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 3. Attainders and all other Acts made in the late pretended Parliament, to be void (1695)
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 6. Statute of Distribution, 1695
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 8. Life Estates Act 1695
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 9. Profane Oaths Act, 1695
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 12. Statute of Frauds, 1695
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 13. Sheriffs (1695)
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 17. Sunday Observance Act, 1695
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 18. Bail in civil actions (1695)
  • 7 Will. 3. c. 22. Distress for Rent Act, 1695
  • 9 Will. 3. c. 2. Confirmation of Articles made at the Surrender of the City of Limerick (1697)
  • 9 Will. 3. c. 10. Costs and prevention of frivolous suits (1697)
  • 9 Will. 3. c. 13. Transferring suits from inferior Courts (1697)
  • 10 Will. 3. c. 7. Confirming estates under Acts of Settlement (1698)
  • 10 Will. 3. c. 8. Deer Protection Act, 1698
  • 10 Will. 3. c. 10. Traversing of Inquisitions (1698)
  • 10 Will. 3. c. 14. Arbitration (1698).

18th century

1701 - 1710

  • 2 Anne. c. 5. Treason (1703)
  • 2 Anne. c. 15. Sale of Livestock Act, 1703
  • 4 Anne. c. 8. Tolls Act, 1705
  • 4 Anne. c. 12 State Minerals Act 1705
  • 6 Anne. c. 2. Registration of Deeds Act, 1707
  • 6 Anne. c. 7. Sheriff's Act, 1707
  • 6 Anne. c. 8. Privileges of Parliament (1707)
  • 6 Anne. c. 10. Administration of Justice Act, 1707
  • 6 Anne. c. 14. Soldiers on the March; Billeting etc. (1707)
  • 6 Anne. c. 15. Outlawry (1707)
  • 6 Anne. c. 17. Lotteries and Gaming-Tables (1707)
  • 6 Anne. c. 19. Marsh's Library Dublin (1707)
  • 8 Anne. c. 5. Delays of Proceedings at the Assizes and Sessions (1709)
  • 8 Anne. c. 10. Registration of Deeds Act, 1709
  • 9 Anne. c. 6. Criminal Evidence Act, 1710
  • 9 Anne. c. 8. Landlord and Tenant (1710)

1711 - 1720

  • 11 Anne. c. 2. Distress for Rent Act, 1712.
  • 11 Anne. c. 5. Gaming (1712)
  • 11 Anne. c. 6. Lotteries (1712)
  • 11 Anne. c. 8. Sheriffs Act, 1712
  • 2 Geo. 1. c. 5. Accidental Fires (1715)
  • 2 Geo. 1. c. 11. Recovery of small debts in certain actions (1715)
  • 2 Geo. 1. c. 16. Packing of Tallow Act, 1715
  • 2 Geo. 1. c. 17. Servants Act 1715
  • 2 Geo. 1. c. 20. Slander (1715)
  • 4 Geo. 1. c. 5. Distress for Rent Act, 1717
  • 4 Geo. 1. c. 7. Acquisition of land (1717)
  • 4 Geo. 1. c. 8. Public officers' fees (1717)
  • 4 Geo. 1. c. 13. Costs in certain actions (1717)
  • 6 Geo. 1. c. 5. Exemption of Protestant Dissenters from certain penalties (1719)

1721 - 1730

  • 8 Geo. 1. c. 5. Boundaries Act, 1721
  • 8 Geo. 1. c. 6. Further amendment of the law, and continuing and amending several acts near expirting (1721)
  • 10 Geo. 1. c. 5. Mining Leases Act, 1723
  • 10 Geo. 1. c. 10. Sale of Livestock Act, 1723
  • 12 Geo. 1. c. 3. Marriage Act, 1725
  • 12 Geo. 1. c. 4. Sheriffs Act, 1725
  • 1 Geo. 2. c. 8. Privilege of Parliament (1727)
  • 3 Geo. 2. c. 9. Sheriffs Act, 1729
  • 3 Geo. 2. c. 15. Trial of criminals (1729)
  • 3 Geo. 2. c. 23. Stephens' Hospital (1729)

1731 - 1740

  • 5 Geo. 2. c. 4. Security of Trade Act, 1731
  • 5 Geo. 2. c. 9. Land improvement (1731)
  • 7 Geo. 2. c. 5. Solicitors (1733)
  • 7 Geo. 2. c. 9 Spinners Act 1733
  • 7 Geo. 2. c. 14. Relief of mortgages (1733)
  • 9 Geo. 2. c. 8. Tippling Act, 1735
  • 9 Geo. 2. c. 9. Gauge and measure of beer barrels (1735)
  • 11 Geo. 2. c. 5. Privilege of Parliament (1737)
  • 11 Geo. 2. c. 6. Proceedings in Court to be in the English Language (1737)
  • 13 Geo. 2. c. 8. Gaming (1739)
  • 13 Geo. 2. c. 9. Perpetuation of testimony (1739)
  • 13 Geo. 2. c. 12. Butter and tallow (1739)

1741 - 1750

  • 15 Geo. 2. c. 7. Partnerships (1741)
  • 15 Geo. 2. c. 8. Distress for Rent Act, 1741
  • 15 Geo. 2. c. 10 Mining Leases Act 1741
  • 17 Geo. 2. c. 4. Transportation (1743)
  • 17 Geo. 2. c. 5. Slaughter of Cattle Act, 1743
  • 17 Geo. 2. c. 8. Truck Act, 1743
  • 17 Geo. 2. c. 10. Burning of land (1743)
  • 19 Geo. 2. c. 12. Municipal Corporations Act, 1745
  • 23 Geo. 2. c. 13. Sheriffs (1749)
  • 23 Geo. 2. c. 15. Buying and selling cattle and sheep in markets (1749)
  • 23 Geo. 2. c. 18. Mercer's Hospital (1750)

1751 - 1760

  • 25 Geo. 2. c. 13. Distress for Rent Act, 1751
  • 25 Geo. 2. c. 15. Weights and Measures Act, 1751
  • 29 Geo. 2. c. 12. Unlawful combinations (1755)
  • 29 Geo. 2. c. 14. Presentments in the King's Bench (1755)
  • 29 Geo. 2. c. 15. Sheriffs Act, 1755
  • 33 Geo. 2. c. 14. Business of bankers (1759)
  • 33 Geo. 2. c. 16. Corporation and magistrates of City of Dublin (1759)

1761 - 1770

  • 1 Geo. 3. c. 9. Gold and Silver Thread Act, 1761
  • 1 Geo. 3. c. 17. Municipal Corporations Act, 1761
  • 3 Geo. 3. c. 16. Charities (1763)
  • 3 Geo. 3. c. 28. Criminal Justice (1763)
  • 3 Geo. 3. c. 29. Burning of land (1763)
  • 5 Geo. 3. c. 10. Burning of land (1765)
  • 5 Geo. 3. c. 17. Timber Act, 1765
  • 5 Geo. 3. c. 21. Practice in trials for high treason (1765)
  • 11 Geo. 3. c. 6 Burning of Bricks (Dublin) Act 1770
  • 11 Geo. 3. c. 7. Obstruction of Trade Act, 1770

1771 - 1780

  • 11 & 12 Geo. 3. c. 11. Foundling Hospital and Workhouse, Dublin (1771-72)
  • 11 & 12 Geo. 3. c. 21. Reclaiming of unprofitable bogs (1771-72)
  • 11 & 12 Geo. 3. c. 25. Partnerships (1771-72)
  • 11 & 12 Geo. 3. c. 28 Lime Kilns (Dublin) Act 1771
  • 11 & 12 Geo. 3. c. 31. Grand Canal (1771-2)
  • 11 & 12 Geo. 3. c. 34. Criminal justice (1771-72)
  • 11 & 12 Geo. 3. c. 46. An Act for amending an Act made the last Session of Parliament, intitled, An Act for badging such Poor as shall be found unable to support themselves by Labour, and otherwise providing for them, and for restraining such as shall be found able to support themselves by Labour and Industry, from begging (1774)
  • 14 & 15 Geo. 3. c. 48. Life Assurance Act, 1774
  • 15 & 16 Geo. 3. c. 21. Tumultuous Risings Act, 1775
  • 15 & 16 Geo. 3. c. 31. Meath Hospital (1775-76)
  • 17 & 18 Geo. 3. c. 44. Swearing into office of Lord Mayor of Dublin (1777-78)
  • 17 & 18 Geo. 3. c. 45. Outlawries (1777-78)
  • 17 & 18 Geo. 3. c. 49. The Leases for Lives Act (Ireland) 1777
  • 19 & 20 Geo. 3. c. . Simpson's Hospital Estate Act, 1779
  • 19 & 20 Geo. 3. c. 5. Lottery (1779-80)
  • 19 & 20 Geo. 3. c. 19. Obstruction of Trade Act, 1779
  • 19 & 20 Geo. 3. c. 30. The Tenantry Act (Ireland) 1779
  • 19 & 20 Geo. 3. c. 38. Vexatious and frivolous arrests (1779-80)

1781 - 1790

  • 21 & 22 Geo. 3. c. 11. Habeas Corpus Act, 1781
  • 21 & 22 Geo. 3. c. 16. Bank of Ireland (1781-82)
  • 21 & 22 Geo. 3. c. 48. Calendar Act, 1781
  • 21 & 22 Geo. 3. c. 50. Courts (1781-82)
  • 21 & 22 Geo. 3. c. 51. Criminal Justice (1781-82)
  • 23 & 24 Geo. 3. c. 22. Funds in Chancery (1783-84)
  • 23 & 24 Geo. 3. c. 23. Plate Assay Act, 1783
  • 26 Geo. 3. c. 19. Dublin Port (1786)
  • 26 Geo. 3. c. 31. Writ of scire facias (1786)
  • 26 Geo. 3. c. 43. Pawnbrokers Act, 1786
  • 26 Geo. 3. c. 57. Dublin Theatres Act, 1786
  • 26 Geo. 3. c. 60. Naas Canal (1786)
  • 27 Geo. 3. c. 15. Riot Act, 1787
  • 27 Geo. 3. c. 35. Game Act, 1787
  • 28 Geo. 3. c. 24. Election of Lord Justice and Governor of Ireland (1788)
  • 28 Geo. 3. c. 49. Pawnbrokers (1788)
  • 29 Geo. 3. c. 33. Inland Navigation Act, 1789
  • 29 Geo. 3. c. 42. Water Supply (1789)
  • 30 Geo. 3. c. 20. Royal Canal (1790)
  • 30 Geo. 3. c. 25. Improvement of ports and harbours (1790)
  • 30 Geo. 3. c. 37. Inland navigation (1790)
  • 30 Geo. 3. c. 41. Funds in Chancery (1790)

1791 - 1800

  • 31 Geo. 3. c. 22. Bank of Ireland (1791)
  • 31 Geo. 3. c. 42. Inland Navigation: Grand Canal (1791)
  • 32 Geo. 3. c. 15. Inland navigation (1792)
  • 32 Geo. 3. c. 26. Royal Canal Docks (1792)
  • 32 Geo. 3. c. 29. Tolls Act, 1792
  • 32 Geo. 3. c. 31. Mortmain (1792)
  • 33 Geo. 3. c. 18. Lotteries (1793)
  • 33 Geo. 3. c. 21. Roman Catholic Relief (1793)
  • 33 Geo. 3. c. 34. The Civil List (1793)
  • 33 Geo. 3. c. 41. House of Commons disqualification (1793)
  • 33 Geo. 3. c. 43. Libel (1793)
  • 33 Geo. 3. c. 45. Treason (1793)
  • 34 Geo. 3. c. 18. Imprisonment of debtors (1794)
  • 35 Geo. 3. c. 28. Collection of Revenue Act, 1795
  • 35 Geo. 3. c. 29. Representation of the People (1795)
  • 36 Geo. 3. c. 1. National debt (1796)
  • 36 Geo. 3. c. 12. County Treasurers (1796)
  • 36 Geo. 3. c. 26. Salaries of judges (1796)
  • 36 Geo. 3. c. 31. Treason by women (1796)
  • 36 Geo. 3. c. 32. Tumultuous risings (1796)
  • 36 Geo. 3. c. 38. Distress Act, 1796
  • 36 Geo. 3. c. 57. Canal Bridges Act, 1796
  • 37 Geo. 3. c. 21. Game: Close season (1797)
  • 37 Geo. 3. c. 40. Incitement to disaffection (1797)
  • 37 Geo. 3. c. 47. Election to Parliament (1797)
  • 37 Geo. 3. c. 50. Bank of Ireland Act, 1797
  • 38 Geo. 3. c. 26. Commissions of Oyer and Terminer; attendance of witnesses (1798)
  • 38 Geo. 3. c. 36. House of commons disqualification (1798)
  • 38 Geo. 3. c. 39. Proctors' bills of costs (1798)
  • 38 Geo. 3. c. 54. Royal Canal Company (1798)
  • 39 Geo. 3. c. 19. Cathedrals used as parish churches (1799)
  • 39 Geo. 3. c. 55. Building of New Gaols (1799)
  • 39 Geo. 3. c. 59. Forces (tolls), (1799)
  • 39 Geo. 3. c. 60. Stock Exchange (Dublin) Act, 1799
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 22. Bankers (1800)
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 24. Burning of land (1800)
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 29. Parliamentary representation (1800)
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 38. Union of Great Britain and Ireland (1800)
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 51. Inland Navigation Act, 1800
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 69. Salaries and pensions of judges (1800)
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 72. Juries, Remuneration of Special Jurors (1800)
  • 40 Geo. 3. c. 84. Royal College of Physicians, Ireland, Act, 1800

The 1800 Act of Union merged the Kingdom of Ireland and the Kingdom of Great Britain (itself a merger of England and Scotland under the Act of Union 1707) to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on 1 January 1801. ...

See also

This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Oireachtas for the years 1922 to present. ... This is an list of links to lists of of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom grouped by period. ...

External links

  • Irish statute book

 
 

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