How do I establish the status of an Act?

  1. Open the Legislation search form.
  2. Select UK Legislation Status Snapshots from the Sources drop-down list.
  3. Enter the title or part of the title, giving the year if known.
  4. If you require a particular section of the Act, enter the section number in the Provision field.
  5. Click on Search to retrieve your results.
  6. From the results list, select required document.
  7. To view overview status information for an Act, click on the result entitled the Act name. For section/schedule information, click on the section or schedule document.
  8. The status documents will provide you with an at-a-glance view of the status, commencement and amendment information as well as links to annotations and related cases and commentary.

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