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Acts of the Parliament of England
Acts of the Parliament of England during the reign of Charles II
These are the Acts of the Parliament of England, which remained in existence until the Act of Union 1707, during the reign of Charles II. Preceded by the Second Commonwealth and followed by the reign of James II.


Year Short name Long name
12 Chas. 2. c. 1. Parliament Act 1660 An Act for removing and preventing all Questions and Disputes concerning the Assembling and Sitting of this present Parliament
12 Chas. 2. c. 11. An act of free and general pardon, indemnity and oblivion
12 Chas. 2. c. 18. An act for the encouraging and increasing of shipping and navigation
Year Short name Long name
14 Chas. 2. c. 12. Poor Relief Act 1662 An Acte for the better Releife of the Poore of this Kingdom.
Year Short name Long name
19 & 20 Chas. 2. c. 8. The Dean Forest Act 1667 An Acte for the increase and preservation of timber within the Forest of Dean
Year Short name Long name
22 & 23 Chas. 2. c. 10. The Statute of Distribution 1670 An Act for the better settling of intestates' estates.
Year Short name Long name
29 Chas. 2. c. 3. The Statute of Frauds 1677 An Act for prevention of Frauds and Perjuryes.
29 Chas. 2. c. 7. The Sunday Observance Act 1677 An Act for the better Observation of the Lords Day commonly called Sunday.
Year Short name Long name
31 Chas. 2. c. 2. The Habeas Corpus Act 1679 An Act for the better secureing the Liberty of the Subject and for the Prevention of Imprisonments beyond the Seas.