§ Lord Brightman
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many Consolidation Acts have been passed in the Sessions: (a) 1984–89; (b) 1989–1994; (c) 1994–99; and (d) 1999 to date. [HL2200]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (Lord Filkin)
The number of Consolidation Acts that have been passed are as follows—
(a) 1984–85 to 1988–89 22 (b) 1989–90 to 1993–94 29 (c) 1994–95 to 1998–99 14 (d) 1999–2000 to 2003–04 2
These figures do not include Acts which extend only to Scotland or to Northern Ireland. In some instances, more than one Act was necessary to cover a subject, and in some of those cases, a further Act containing consequential provisions was necessary. Such Acts have been included in the figures.