Abolition of the Death Penalty Act 1989

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Reprint as at 1 September 1999

Abolition of the Death Penalty Act 1989

Public Act1989 No 119
Date of assent28 November 1989
Commencementsee section 1(2)


Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.

An Act to abolish the death penalty, and to amend the Crimes Act 1961, the Armed Forces Discipline Act 1971, the Extradition Act 1965, and the Fugitive Offenders Act 1881 (UK)