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Borough Freedom (Family Succession) Bill [H.L.]

This is the Borough Freedom (Family Succession) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 20th March 2001.

Borough Freedom (Family Succession) Bill [H.L.]
1.Borough freedom.
2.Short title and extent.





Make new provision relating to admission to borough freedom.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

Borough freedom.     1. In section 248 of the Local Government Act 1972, after subsection (1), there is inserted-
    "(1A) Where the son of a freeman of a city or town may claim to be admitted as a freeman of that place, the daughter of a freeman may likewise claim to be so admitted.
      (1B) The son or daughter of a freeman of a city or town shall be admitted as a freeman whether born before or after the admission, as a freeman, of his or her freeman parent and wherever he or she was born.
      (1C) In subsections (1A) and (1B) "freeman" excludes a freeman of the City of London."
Short title and extent.     2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Borough Freedom (Family Succession) Act 2001.
      (2) This act extends to England and Wales only.

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