Colonial Laws Validity Act 1865 (UK) | 29 June 1865

ON 29 JUNE 1865, the UK Colonial Laws Validity Act 1865 was enacted.

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The Act was introduced to remove doubts as to the validity of laws made in the British colonies. The Act provided that colonial legislatures were deemed to have full power to make laws in respect of their colonies, provided they are made in the correct manner and form and not repugnant to any laws of the United Kingdom that extended to the colony.


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