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Currently, Section 309 from the Statute Book says that whoever attempts to commit suicide and does any act towards the commission of such an offense, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine, or both.
It clarifies the scope and scale of the statute book and makes it more accessible by introducing an interactive browse and timeline facility.
THE EUROPEAN Union's (EU) fiercely contested revisions to its working time directive started their final journey to the statute book this month (April).
The most common social reasons, such as not being married, poverty, already having three children or overcrowded accommodation, are being removed from the statute book.
They say many Scots are getting a record for minor offences, particularly motoring- related ones, which should be decriminalised or taken off the statute book.
The new Food Safety Act reached our Statute Book back in the summer and the first parts of it come into force at the beginning of next year.
First, it removes from the statute book the key legislation passed by this Parliament in 1972 the European Communities Act.
This limited piece of legislation took a long time to get on the statute book and gave millions of Americans access to health care for the first time.
Reform Minister Brendan Howlin said: "The removal leads to a more accessible statute book and will pave the way for further simplification and modernisation measures.
MORE than 800 dead laws, some of which date back to the 14th century, should be swept away in a bid to clear up the statute book, a report said today.
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs want the rule taken off football's statute book.
Transport secretary Justine Greening said she was keen to put the guarantee on the statute book to answer critics who have claimed phase two of the 225mph line will be dumped in the next parliament.