List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom From 1970
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List of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom From 1970

This is a list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed in the year 1970.

Acts passed since 1963 are cited by calendar year,[1] as opposed to the convention used for earlier Acts of citing the regnal year(s) in which the relevant parliamentary session was held.[2] Each Act passed in a respective year is given a chapter number (abbreviated "c."), denoted by Arabic numerals in the case of Public General Acts, lowercase Roman numerals in the case of Local Acts, or italicised Arabic numerals in the case of Personal Acts. These run as separate series.[3]

143 Acts of Parliament were passed in 1970: 58 Public General Acts and 85 Local Acts.

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Public General Acts

Short titleCitationRoyal Assent
Long title
1970 c. 1
29 January 1970
An Act to apply certain sums out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the years ending on 31st March 1970 and 1971.
1970 c. 2
29 January 1970
An Act to restrict the power of the Minister of Technology to make grants under section 5(1) of the Industrial Development Act 1966 and enable the Parliament of Northern Ireland to restrict, by reference to certain matters, the power of the Ministry of Commerce for Northern Ireland to make grants under section 6(1) of the Industrial Investment (General Assistance) Act (Northern Ireland) 1966.
1970 c. 3
29 January 1970
An Act to authorise the treatment of milk by the application of steam.
1970 c. 4
26 February 1970
An Act to make provision with respect to the partial derating of buildings and associated land in Scotland used for the purpose of the keeping or breeding of livestock.
1970 c. 5
26 February 1970
An Act to amend section 25(1) of the Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968.
1970 c. 6
26 February 1970
An Act to increase the limit on the contributions payable to local authorities in Scotland under the Rural Water Supplies and Sewerage Act 1944.
1970 c. 7
26 February 1970
An Act to provide for the exercise, in relation to intermediate areas, of certain of the functions under the Local Employment Acts 1960 to 1966 of the Minister of Technology and other persons and, in relation to derelict land clearance areas, of the powers conferred by section 20 of the Industrial Development Act 1966; to provide for the making of grants out of moneys provided by Parliament towards costs incurred by councils in connection with the bringing into use, or the improvement of the appearance of, derelict, neglected or unsightly land; to withdraw the payments additional to refund of selective employment tax which are made under section 1(1)(a) to (d) of the Selective Employment Payments Act 1966, and to reduce correspondingly the amount of payments to public bodies under section 3 of that Act; to amend section 60 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.
1970 c. 8
26 February 1970
An Act to amend the law with respect to the Bankruptcy Estates Account and the Companies Liquidation Account and the investment of balances therein, and with respect to the fixing and disposal of fees in bankruptcy and winding-up proceedings; and for purposes connected with those matters.
1970 c. 9
12 March 1970
An Act to consolidate certain of the enactments relating to income tax, capital gains tax and corporation tax, including certain enactments relating also to other taxes.
1970 c. 10
12 March 1970
An Act to consolidate certain of the enactments relating to income tax and corporation tax, including certain enactments relating also to other taxes.
1970 c. 11
12 March 1970
An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to the sea fishing industry and to repeal certain obsolete enactments relating to herring.
1970 c. 12
24 March 1970
An Act to apply certain sums out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the years ending on 31st March 1969, 1970 and 1971.
1970 c. 13
26 March 1970
An Act to amend the Game Act 1831; and to repeal section 10 of the Revenue Act 1911.
1970 c. 14
26 March 1970
An Act to include among the children for whom school milk is to be provided junior pupils at schools designated as secondary schools under section 1 of the Education Act 1964.
1970 c. 15
16 April 1970
An Act to amend the Export Guarantees Act 1968, and to confer on the Board of Trade power to make grants for the purpose of reducing costs incurred or to be incurred, under export contracts or contracts related to export contracts, by persons carrying on business or other activities abroad.
1970 c. 16
15 May 1970
An Act to increase contributions payable by employers under the National Health Service Contributions Act 1965.
1970 c. 17
15 May 1970
An Act to repeal section 1(3) of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934 and to make provision for facilitating proceedings against the estates of deceased persons.
1970 c. 18
15 May 1970
An Act to make provision as to the operation of the law in relation to Guyana as a republic within the Commonwealth.
1970 c. 19
15 May 1970
An Act to make provision as to the assessment of dwelling-houses for the purposes of valuation lists under the General Rate Act 1967 by reference to evidence as to the rents at which other dwelling-houses have been let or as to the relationship between those rents and the gross values of those other dwelling-houses in the current valuation lists.
1970 c. 20
15 May 1970
An Act to make certain amendments to the law relating to roads and streets in Scotland, and to provide for the use of appliances or vehicles on footways and footpaths for certain purposes.
1970 c. 21
15 May 1970
An Act to make further provision for the New Forest.
1970 c. 22
15 May 1970
An Act to make provision in connection with the attainment by Tonga of fully responsible status within the Commonwealth.
1970 c. 23
15 May 1970
An Act to amend the law relating to disqualification for the offence of driving while disqualified.
1970 c. 24
29 May 1970
An Act to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the National Debt and the Public Revenue, and to make further provision in connection with Finance.
1970 c. 25
29 May 1970
An Act to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on 31st March 1971, and to appropriate the supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.
1970 c. 26
29 May 1970
An Act to amend the enactments relating to the financing and exhibition of films.
1970 c. 27
29 May 1970
An Act to make further provision for the safety of fishing vessels.
1970 c. 28
29 May 1970
An Act to confer on local authorities in Scotland power to take over the control and maintenance of certain footpaths, and to construct and maintain certain footpaths; to authorise local authorities in Scotland to acquire or maintain certain open spaces; and for connected purposes.
1970 c. 29
29 May 1970
An Act to amend the law relating to the provision by parish councils of signs and the administration of burial grounds by burial authorities, and for matters connected therewith.
1970 c. 30
29 May 1970
An Act to provide for the protection and conservation of seals in England and Wales and Scotland and in the adjacent territorial waters.
1970 c. 31
29 May 1970
An Act to make further provision about the courts (including assizes), their business, jurisdiction and procedure; to enable a High Court judge to accept appointment as arbitrator or umpire under an arbitration agreement; to amend the law respecting the enforcement of debt and other liabilities; to amend section 106 of the Rent Act 1968; and for miscellaneous purposes connected with the administration of justice.
1970 c. 32
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on local authorities with respect to the licensing of riding establishments and to amend the Riding Establishments Act 1964.
1970 c. 33
29 May 1970
An Act to abolish actions for breach of promise of marriage and make provision with respect to the property of, and gifts between, persons who have been engaged to marry; to abolish the right of a husband to claim damages for adultery with his wife; to abolish actions for the enticement or harbouring of a spouse, or for the enticement, seduction or harbouring of a child; to make provision with respect to the maintenance of survivors of void marriages; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.
1970 c. 34
29 May 1970
An Act to permit marriages on unregistered premises; and for purposes connected therewith.
1970 c. 35
29 May 1970
An Act to provide as respects Scotland for the variation and discharge of certain obligations relating to land; to facilitate the allocation of feuduties and ground annuals; to reduce the period of positive prescription of 20 years to 10 years; to provide for a new form of heritable security; to make certain amendments to the existing law relating to heritable securities; to make certain other amendments to the law relating to conveyancing; to abolish the rights of pre-emption of heritors in respect of glebes; to amend the Lands Tribunal Act 1949; and for connected purposes.
1970 c. 36
29 May 1970
An Act to make fresh provision in place of certain enactments relating to merchant ships and seamen and to repeal some of those enactments without replacement; to make further provision relating to merchant ships and seamen; and for purposes connected therewith.
1970 c. 37
29 May 1970
An Act to make provision in connection with The Gambia becoming a republic within the Commonwealth.
1970 c. 38
29 May 1970
An Act to Amend the Building (Scotland) Act 1959, and for purposes connected therewith.
1970 c. 39
29 May 1970
An Act to make further provision with respect to the supply of goods and services by local authorities to certain public bodies, and for purposes connected therewith.
1970 c. 40
29 May 1970
An Act to make provision with respect to agriculture and related matters and with respect to flood warning systems; and to amend the Diseases of Animals Act 1950.
1970 c. 41
29 May 1970
An Act to prevent discrimination, as regards terms and conditions of employment, between men and women.
1970 c. 42
29 May 1970
An Act to make further provision with respect to the organisation, management and administration of local authority social services; to amend the Health Visiting and Social Work (Training) Act 1962; and for connected purposes.
1970 c. 43
29 May 1970
An Act to amend the law relating to the making of tree preservation orders and the grant of felling licences.
1970 c. 44
29 May 1970
An Act to make further provision with respect to the welfare of chronically sick and disabled persons; and for connected purposes.
1970 c. 45
29 May 1970
An Act to make fresh provision for empowering the court in matrimonial proceedings to make orders ordering either spouse to make financial provision for, or transfer property to, the other spouse or a child of the family, orders for the variation of ante-nuptial and post-nuptial settlements, orders for the custody and education of children and orders varying, discharging or suspending orders made in such proceedings; to make other amendments of the law relating to matrimonial proceedings; to abolish the right to claim restitution of conjugal rights; to declare what interest in property is acquired by a spouse who contributes to its improvement; to make provision as to a spouse's rights of occupation under section 1 of the Matrimonial Homes Act 1967 in certain cases; to extend section 17 of the Married Women's Property Act 1882 and section 7 of the Matrimonial Causes (Property and Maintenance) Act 1958; to amend the law about the property of a person whose marriage is the subject of a decree of judicial separation dying intestate; to abolish the agency of necessity of a wife; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.
1970 c. 46
29 May 1970
An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Radiological Protection Board and an Advisory Committee, with functions concerning the protection of people from radiation hazards; and for connected purposes.
1970 c. 47
29 May 1970
An Act to amend the Indecent Advertisements Act 1889.
1970 c. 48
23 July 1970
An Act to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on 31st March 1971, and to appropriate the supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.
1970 c. 49
23 July 1970
An Act to enable effect to be given to a proposed increase in the United Kingdom's quota of the International Monetary Fund and to provide for certain loans to that Fund to be made out of the National Loans Fund instead of the Consolidated Fund.
1970 c. 50
23 July 1970
An Act to make provision for, and in connection with, the attainment by Fiji of fully responsible status within the Commonwealth.
1970 c. 51
23 July 1970
An Act to provide for retirement pension and widow's benefit under the National Insurance Act 1965 for or in respect of persons over pensionable age on 5th July 1948; to reduce from fifty to forty the qualifying age for widow's pension under section 28 of that Act and to relax further the conditions for such a pension and for a wife's retirement pension by virtue of her husband's insurance; to make provision for attendance allowance and the establishment and functions of an Attendance Allowance Board; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.
1970 c. 52
23 July 1970
An Act to make provision, as respects England and Wales, for discontinuing the classification of handicapped children as unsuitable for education at school, and for purposes connected therewith.
1970 c. 53
23 July 1970
An Act to repeal section 13(1) of the Harbours Act 1964 and impose a limit on future loans under section 11 of that Act.
1970 c. 54
17 December 1970
An Act to fix the standard rate of income tax for the year 1971-72 and make an alteration in the marginal relief for persons with small incomes; and to reduce the rate of corporation tax for the financial year 1969.
1970 c. 55
17 December 1970
An Act to provide for the payment of a new benefit for certain families with small incomes; and for purposes connected therewith.
1970 c. 56
17 December 1970
An Act to make further provision with respect to the Civil Contingencies Fund.
1970 c. 57
17 December 1970
An Act to grant an indemnity in respect of the delay in laying before Parliament certain regulations made under section 24 of the London Government Act 1963, and to continue in force the provision whereby regulations under that section are subject to annulment in accordance with the Statutory Instruments Act 1946.
1970 c. 58
17 December 1970
An Act to continue certain expiring laws.

Local Acts

Short titleCitationRoyal Assent
Long title
1970 c. i
26 February 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Glasgow Corporation.
 
Glasgow Corporation Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer on the Corporation of the city of Glasgow powers to acquire lands and to construct works; to remove restrictions on the provision by the Corporation of parking places in buildings used for other purposes; to make further provision with respect to the local government of the city; and for other purposes.
1970 c. ii
15 May 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Regent, Royal and Carlton Terrace Gardens, Edinburgh.
 
Regent, Royal and Carlton Terrace Gardens, Edinburgh Order 1970
Provisional Order to amend the provisions of a contract of feu relating to the Regent, Royal and Carlton Terrace Gardens, Edinburgh, with respect to annual assessments and admissions to the gardens; and for other purposes.
1970 c. iii
15 May 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to the Royal Bank of Scotland.
 
Royal Bank of Scotland Order 1970
Provisional Order to repeal certain provisions of the Royal Charters granted to The Royal Bank of Scotland; to repeal the Royal Bank of Scotland Acts 1873 to 1968; to confer powers on The Royal Bank of Scotland Limited with respect to the carrying on of its business and the regulation of its affairs; and to confirm certain parts of an Interlocutor of the Court of Session dated 21st March, 1969; and for other purposes.
1970 c. iv
15 May 1970
An Act to confer powers upon the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Basingstoke with regard to the raising of money; and for other purposes.
1970 c. v
15 May 1970
An Act to provide for the transfer to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited of the undertakings of Australia and New Zealand Bank Limited and The English, Scottish and Australian Bank, Limited and for other purposes incidental thereto and consequential thereon and to provide for the incorporation of Australia and New Zealand Savings Bank Limited in the State of Victoria in the Commonwealth of Australia, for the cesser of application to that company of provisions of the Companies Acts 1948 to 1967 consequent upon such incorporation; and for other purposes incidental thereto.
1970 c. vi
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Warwickshire County Council in relation to the finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. vii
15 May 1970
An Act to provide for the conservation of the water resources of the area of the Welland and Nene River Authority by the construction of a reservoir and other waterworks by the Authority; to authorise the Mid-Northamptonshire Water Board to construct waterworks; to authorise the Welland and Nene River Authority and the Mid-Northamptonshire Water Board to acquire lands and rights; to confer further powers on the Mid-Northamptonshire Water Board with regard to their water undertaking, including increased charging powers; and for other purposes.
1970 c. viii
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Doncaster in relation to the finances of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. ix
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Newport in relation to the finances of the county borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. x
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Huddersfield in relation to the superannuation fund maintained by the said mayor, aldermen and burgesses and in relation to the finances of that borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xi
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Bolton in relation to the finances of the borough; to make further provision for the local government and improvement of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xii
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Hampshire County Council in relation to the finances of the administrative county of Hampshire; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xiii
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the London borough of Havering in relation to the development of land; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xiv
15 May 1970
An Act to make further provision for the finances and local government of the administrative county of Leicestershire; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xv
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city of Swansea in relation to the finances of the city; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xvi
15 May 1970
An Act to increase the maximum permitted capital of Barclays Bank D.C.O.; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xvii
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Wallasey in relation to the superannuation fund maintained by the said mayor, aldermen and burgesses and in relation to the finances of that borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xviii
15 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Flintshire County Council in relation to lands and finance; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xix
29 May 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to British Transport Docks.
 
British Transport Docks Order 1970
Provisional Order to transfer certain statutory obligations and liabilities of the British Transport Docks Board in relation to Tayport harbour to James Donaldson and Sons Limited.
1970 c. xx
29 May 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Coatbridge Burgh.
 
Coatbridge Burgh Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer further powers on the Town Council of the burgh of Coatbridge with respect to the borrowing of money and the finances of the said burgh.
1970 c. xxi
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Somerset County Council in relation to finance and land; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxii
29 May 1970
An Act to confer powers upon the lord mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city of Birmingham with regard to finance and local government; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxiii
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Gosport; to make further provision for the improvement, local government and finance of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxiv
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Huntingdon and Peterborough County Council and on local authorities in the administrative county of Huntingdon and Peterborough in relation to lands and highways and the local government, improvement, health and finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxv
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the West Riding County Council in relation to lands and finances of the administrative county of the West Riding of Yorkshire; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxvi
29 May 1970
An Act to provide for the transfer to Hambros Limited of the banking business of Hambros Bank, Limited; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxvii
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the lord mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city of Norwich; to empower them to establish an undertaking for the supply of heat; to make further provision for the improvement, health, local government and finances of the city; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxviii
29 May 1970
An Act to make provision for the transfer to the State of New South Wales in the Commonwealth of Australia of the registered office of Hooker Estates Limited; for the cesser of application to that company of provisions of the Companies Acts 1948 to 1967; and for other purposes incidental thereto.
1970 c. xxix
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the lord mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city of Stoke-on-Trent in relation to the finances of the city; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxx
29 May 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city and county of the city of Southampton with regard to finance; to make further provision for the investment of moneys forming part of the superannuation fund maintained by them; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxi
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Aberdeen Extension.
 
Aberdeen Extension Order 1970
Provisional Order to extend the boundaries of the city and royal burgh of Aberdeen and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxii
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to the Forth Ports Authority.
 
Forth Ports Authority Order 1970
Provisional Order to authorise the Forth Ports Authority to construct additional works; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxiii
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Mallaig Harbour.
 
Mallaig Harbour Order 1970
Provisional Order to authorise the Mallaig Harbour Authority to carry out works for the improvement of the harbour of Mallaig and to borrow money; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxiv
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to the Bank of Scotland.
 
Bank of Scotland Order 1970
Provisional Order to provide for the transfer to the Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland of the business and undertaking of The British Linen Bank and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxv
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Fife County Council.
 
Fife County Council Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer on the County Council of the county of Fife further powers with respect to the finances of the county; to make further provision for the investment of the superannuation fund maintained by the County Council; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxvi
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Midlothian County Council.
 
Midlothian County Council Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer further powers on the county council of the county of Midlothian in relation to the finances of the said county; to make further provision for the investment of moneys forming part of the superannuation fund maintained by the said county council; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxvii
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to West Lothian County Council.
 
West Lothian County Council Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer on the county council of the county of West Lothian further powers with respect to the finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxviii
23 July 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to the Lake of Menteith Fisheries.
 
Lake of Menteith Fisheries Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer on the Lake of Menteith Fisheries Limited powers with respect to fishings in the Lake of Menteith; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xxxix
23 July 1970
An Act to transfer to Barclays Bank Trust Company Limited the executor and trustee business of Barclays Bank Limited; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xl
23 July 1970
An Act to authorise the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Brighton to construct street works and other works and to acquire lands for those purposes; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xli
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the county council of the North Riding of the county of York in relation to the finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xlii
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Blackburn in relation to the finances of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xliii
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Kent County Council in relation to lands and the local government and finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xliv
23 July 1970
An Act to provide for the transfer to Williams & Glyn's Bank Limited of the undertakings of Glyn, Mills & Co., The National Bank Limited and Williams Deacon's Bank Limited; and for other purposes incidental thereto and consequential thereupon.
1970 c. xlv
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Cumberland County Council and on local authorities in the administrative county of Cumberland in relation to lands, development and the local government, improvement and finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xlvi
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Gloucestershire County Council in relation to the finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xlvii
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Salop County Council with regard to finance and local government; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xlviii
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the West Sussex County Council in relation to the finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. xlix
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Staffordshire County Council in relation to the finances of the county; to confer further powers on the county council and on local authorities and other public authorities with regard to the superannuation of employees and to the investment of superannuation funds; and for other purposes.
1970 c. l
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Northumberland County Council in relation to industry, lands and highways and the local government, improvement, health and finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. li
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the lord mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city of Manchester and to make further provision with regard to the local government, lands and finances of the city and with regard to pensions; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lii
23 July 1970
An Act to authorise the Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners to construct further works; and for other purposes.
1970 c. liii
23 July 1970
An Act to re-enact with amendments certain enactments relating to the Brixham, Paignton and Torquay harbours; to extend the limits of the harbours and to provide for one harbour for Tor Bay; to confer further powers for the administration, management and control of the harbour upon the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Torbay; and for other purposes.
1970 c. liv
23 July 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the West Hertfordshire Main Drainage Authority; to extend the sewerage district of that Authority; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lv
23 July 1970
An Act to regulate the expenditure on capital account and on lending to other persons by the Greater London Council during the financial period from 1st April 1970 to 30th September 1971; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lvi
17 December 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Aberdeen Corporation.
 
Aberdeen Corporation Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer further powers on the Corporation of the city of Aberdeen in relation to the finances of the said city; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lvii
17 December 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Glasgow Corporation (Works &c.).
 
Glasgow Corporation (Works &c.) Order 1970
Provisional Order to authorise the Corporation of the city of Glasgow to acquire lands and to construct works; to confer powers on the Corporation to require fire precautions in certain buildings used as places of public assembly; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lviii
17 December 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Stirling County Council.
 
Stirling County Council Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer on the County Council of the county of Stirling further powers with respect to the finances of the county; to make further provision for the investment of the superannuation fund maintained by the County Council; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lix
17 December 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Dundee Corporation.
 
Dundee Corporation Order 1970
Provisional Order to confer further powers on the Corporation of the city and royal burgh of Dundee in relation to the finances of the said city; to make further provision for the borrowing of moneys; to make further provision for the investment of moneys forming part of the superannuation fund maintained by the said Corporation; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lx
17 December 1970
An Act to confirm a Provisional Order under the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Edinburgh Corporation.
 
Edinburgh Corporation Order 1970
Provisional Order to authorise the Corporation of the city of Edinburgh to acquire lands; to construct a new sewer within the city; to abstract water from the Water of Leith in connection with refuse disposal within the city; to borrow money for the purposes of the Order; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxi
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Nottinghamshire County Council in relation to the finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Preston with regard to the finances of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxiii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the county council of Lincoln, Parts of Lindsey, in relation to the finances of the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxiv
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Northampton; to establish and undertaking for the supply of heat; to make further provision for the finances, improvement and local government of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxv
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Pembrokeshire Water Board in relation to the finances of the Board; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxvi
17 December 1970
An Act to empower the Port of Tyne Authority to transfer the Market Place Ferry undertaking at North Shields and South Shields; to make certain provision for enabling the service of that undertaking to be reduced or abandoned; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxvii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Barry; to make better provision with respect to the improvement, local government and finances of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxviii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Gateshead in relation to the finances of the county borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxix
17 December 1970
An Act to make further provision with respect to superannuation, administration and the borrowing of money by the Corporation of London; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxx
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city of Gloucester in relation to the finances of the city; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxi
17 December 1970
An Act to authorise the sale of the burial ground attached to or comprised in the West End Baptist Church, Hammersmith and premises appurtenant thereto; to authorise the use of the said burial ground for building or otherwise; and for purposes incidental thereto.
1970 c. lxxii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the East Suffolk County Council in relation to lands and the local government, improvement and finances of the administrative county of East Suffolk; to make further provision for the superannuation of employees; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxiii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the lord mayor, aldermen and citizens of the city of Liverpool in relation to the finances of the city; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxiv
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Southend-on-Sea; to make further provision with regard to highways and finance; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxv
17 December 1970
An Act to empower the British Railways Board to construct a work; to extend the time for the compulsory purchase of certain lands and the completion of a certain work; to confer further powers on the Board; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxvi
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the Greater London Council and other authorities; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxvii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Monmouthshire County Council and on local, highway and other authorities in the administrative county of Monmouth in relation to lands, amenities, highways and the local government, improvement, health and finances of the county and of the boroughs and districts therein; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxviii
17 December 1970
An Act to make further provision in relation to the discontinuance of operation by the Port of London Authority of certain works; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxix
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the Western Valleys (Monmouthshire) Sewerage Board; to amend certain local enactments relating to the Board's undertaking; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxx
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Bootle; to empower them to establish an undertaking for the supply of heat; to make further provision for the improvement, health, local government and finances of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxxi
17 December 1970
An Act to authorise the sale of the Baptist Church at Bridge Street in the borough of Banbury and of the burial ground, land and premises appurtenant thereto; to authorise the demolition of the said church and other premises and the use for other purposes of the site thereof and the said burial ground and land; and for purposes incidental thereto.
1970 c. lxxxii
17 December 1970
An Act to empower the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Grimsby to make provision with regard to the use for recreational purposes of parts of Grimsby Haven, West Haven and the river Freshney, and to make further provision with regard to streets and the local government, health, improvement and finances of the borough; to make further provision for the superannuation of employees; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxxiii
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Oxfordshire County Council in relation to lands and highways and the local government, improvement and finance of the county; to make further provision for the superannuation of employees of the Council and local authorities in the county; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxxiv
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers upon the mayor, aldermen and burgesses of the county borough of Reading; to make further provision with regard to the health, local government, welfare, improvement and finances of the borough; and for other purposes.
1970 c. lxxxv
17 December 1970
An Act to confer further powers on the Wiltshire County Council and local authorities in the administrative county of Wilts in relation to lands and highways and the local government, improvement and finances of the county; to make further provision for the superannuation of employees; and for other purposes.

References

  1. ^ Acts of Parliament Numbering and Citation Act 1962, 10 & 11 Eliz. 2. c. 34, s. 1.
  2. ^ Law Commission; Scottish Law Commission, Report on the Interpretation Act 1889 and certain other enactments relating to the construction and operation of Acts of Parliament and other instruments (PDF), (Cmnd. 7235; Law Com. No. 90; Scot Law Com. No. 53, 1978) para. 7A; cf. An Act for shortening the Language used in Acts of Parliament, 13 & 14 Vict. c. 21, s. 3 (now rep.) and the Interpretation Act 1889, 52 & 53 Vict. c. 63, s. 35(1) (now rep.).
  3. ^ Erskine May, para. 30.75, archived from the original on 9 September 2021, retrieved 2021.

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