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Scrapping Laws

Consigned to history – 2d duty on beer and 15-day wait for execution - News - Scotsman.com

HUNDREDS of obscure laws which date back as far as the 14th century should be swept away in a bid to clear up the statute book, it has been claimed.

A joint report by the Law Commission for England and Wales and Scottish Law Commission said there are as many as 817 entire acts and sections of a further 50 that need repealed.

It's a start I suppose - can you think of any law passed in the last fifteen years that shouldn't be repealed as well? Anything?


Or 90% of anything passed in the last 50?

I seem to remember this was an election promise fromour wonderful leader. Scrapping of the many useless laws. Yet...

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