Various early 20th century restrictions

A short, eclectic selection of unnecessary, outdated oddities from the last century:

1.  Horticultural Produce (Sales on Commission) Act 1926

2.  Protection of Animals Act 1934

3.  Agricultural Wages Act 1948

4.  Private Places of Entertainment (Licensing) Act 1967

Why is this idea important?

A short, eclectic selection of unnecessary, outdated oddities from the last century:

1.  Horticultural Produce (Sales on Commission) Act 1926

2.  Protection of Animals Act 1934

3.  Agricultural Wages Act 1948

4.  Private Places of Entertainment (Licensing) Act 1967

Various Victorian regulations

An eclectic selection of various detailed provisions from the 19th century:

1.  Any provision of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 which is covered by legislation of general application.

2.  Sections 9, 19 and 20 of the Metropolitan Streets Act 1867 (against adverts on vehicles and shoe-shine stands)

3.  Newspapers, Printers and Reading Rooms Repeal Act 1869 (and thus the Printer's Imprint Act 1961) (requiring publications to bear the owner's details for the purpose of pursuing alleged criminal libel)

4.  Sections 37 & 40 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 (against assaulting a magistrate preserving a wreck and against hindering a seaman)

5.  Pedlars Act 1871 (requiring the licensing of travelling tradesmen)

6.  Newspaper, Libel and Registration Act 1881 (requiring the registration of all newspapers)

7.  Corn Returns Act 1882 (requiring that every seller of corn make a return to the Ministry)

Why is this idea important?

An eclectic selection of various detailed provisions from the 19th century:

1.  Any provision of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 which is covered by legislation of general application.

2.  Sections 9, 19 and 20 of the Metropolitan Streets Act 1867 (against adverts on vehicles and shoe-shine stands)

3.  Newspapers, Printers and Reading Rooms Repeal Act 1869 (and thus the Printer's Imprint Act 1961) (requiring publications to bear the owner's details for the purpose of pursuing alleged criminal libel)

4.  Sections 37 & 40 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861 (against assaulting a magistrate preserving a wreck and against hindering a seaman)

5.  Pedlars Act 1871 (requiring the licensing of travelling tradesmen)

6.  Newspaper, Libel and Registration Act 1881 (requiring the registration of all newspapers)

7.  Corn Returns Act 1882 (requiring that every seller of corn make a return to the Ministry)

Section 48 restrictions on non-English landlords

A residential landlord should be permitted to give an address for service anywhere in the United Kingdom, not just in England and Wales (Section 48 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, and various places in the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002)

Why is this idea important?

A residential landlord should be permitted to give an address for service anywhere in the United Kingdom, not just in England and Wales (Section 48 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, and various places in the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002)