Entail Act 1685
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Entail Act 1685

The Entail Act 1685[1]
Long titleAn Act concerning tailzies[2]
Citation1685 c 26
Status: Repealed
Revised text of statute as amended

The Entail Act 1685 (c 26) [12mo ed: c 22] was an Act of the Parliament of Scotland. It was one of the Entail Acts.[3]

This Act was disapplied by section 2 of the Entail (Scotland) Act 1914.

The whole Act was repealed by sections 76(2) of, and Part I of Schedule 13 to, the Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 on 28 November 2004.[4] See also sections 58, 62 and 75.


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 1 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Short Titles Act 1896. Due to the repeal of those provisions, it is now authorised by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
  2. ^ These words are printed against this Act in the second column of Schedule 1 to the Short Titles Act 1896, which is headed "Title".
  3. ^ The Short Titles Act 1896, section 2(1) and Schedule 2
  4. ^ The Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000, sections 77(2)(a) and (d). The Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (Commencement No. 2) (Appointed Day) Order 2003 (SI 2003/456) (C 25), article 2

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