Legislation & Acts of Parliament
relating to Halifax



This Foldout collects the entries for some of the Acts of Parliament which have been passed relating specifically to Halifax and district, or which generally affected the district


Act for supplying Halifax with Water [1762]
Act of Uniformity
Alehouse Act [1552]

Beerhouse Act [1830]
Woollen Shrouds

Chesterfield Act [1750] calendar reform
Clean Air Acts

Decay of Towns & Houses, Act against the [1597]

Elland Gas Act

Factory Acts
Five Mile Act [1665]

Gas, Lighting & Sewage Act [1846]

Halifax Act [1555]
Halifax Corporation Tramways Act [1897]
Halifax Improvements Acts
Halifax Park & Improvement Act
Halifax Watching & Improvement Act
Halifax Waterworks Act [1762]

Licensing Act [1904]
Liquor Act [1923]
Local Government Act [1894]
Local Government Act [1972]

Maintenance of Husbandry & Tillage, Act for the [1597]
Million Pound Act

Parish Councils Act [1894]
Public House Closing Act [1864]

Rat Weeks

Seditious Societies Act [1799]
Settlement, Act of [1662]

Ten Hours Act [1847]
Toleration Act [1689]
Treasonable Practices Act [1795]
Truck Act [1831]
Turnpike Acts

Vagrant Acts

Warley Enclosure Act
Watch & Ward Act [1812]
Weavers' Act [1555]
Wine & Beerhouse Act [1869]
Workhouse Test Act [1722]
Worsted Act [1777]



© Malcolm Bull 2018
Revised 08:33 /5th March 2018 / mml1302 / 5833

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