Oaths Act

Oaths Act is a stock short title used in the United Kingdom for legislation relating to oaths and affirmation.

Oaths Acts is a term of art.


  • The Oaths of Minors Act 1681
  • The Oaths Act 1775
  • The Oaths Act 1838 (1 & 2 Vict c 105)
  • The Oaths Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict c 46)
  • The Oaths Act 1909 (9 Edw 7 c 39)
  • The Oaths Act 1961 (9 & 10 Eliz 2 C 21)
  • The Oaths And Evidence (Overseas Authorities And Countries) Act 1963 (c 27)
  • Secion 8 of the Administration of Justice Act 1977 (c 38)
  • The Oaths Act 1978

The Oaths Acts

The Oaths Acts 1888 to 1977 means the Oaths Acts 1888 to 1961 and section 8 of the Administration of Justice Act 1977.[1]

  • The Coronation Oath Act 1567
  • The Coronation Oath Act 1688
  • The Promissory Oaths Act 1868
  • The Promissory Oaths Act 1871
  • The Parliamentary Oaths Act 1866
  • The Parliamentary Witnesses Oaths Act 1871
  • The Commissioners for Oaths Act 1891
  • The Commissioners for Oaths Act 1889
  • The False Oaths (Scotland) Act 1933

See also

  • List of short titles


  1. ^ This collective title was authorised by section 32(2) of the Administration of Justice Act 1977.

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