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Departmental Legislation

Volume 76: debated on Wednesday 3 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many Acts of Parliament have been promoted and how many statutory instruments made by his Department, or predecessor Departments covering his areas of responsibility, in each of the last 20 years.

The information, not all of which relates to current areas of responsibility, is as follows:

Acts of Parliament*Statutory Instruments
SessionNumberCalendar yearNumber
1983–8451984154
1982–8321983183
1981–8231982136
1980–8141981186
1979–8051980230
1978–7921979233
1977–7861978275
1976–7721977260
1975–7641976306
1974–7551975298
197451974197
1973–7421973159
1972–7321972121
1971–7241971159
1970–7181970150
1969–7031969132
1968–6971968172
1967–6861967174
1966–6761966116
1965–6621965150
1964–656
* Does not include Acts sponsored by private Members.