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Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

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Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland

The Irish Church Act 1869
Long title An Act to put an end to the Establishment of the Church of Ireland, and to make provision in respect of the Temporalities thereof, and in respect of the Royal College of Maynooth
Chapter 32 & 33 Vict. c. 42
Territorial extent Ireland
Royal Assent 26 July 1869
Commencement 1 January 1871
Other legislation
Related legislation Revised text of statute as amended

The Irish Church Act 1869 (32 & 33 Vict. c. 42) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed during William Ewart Gladstone's administration.

The Act disestablished the (Anglican) Church of Ireland, disassociating it from the state and repealing the law that required tithes to be paid to it, a body that commanded the adherence of a small minority of the population of Ireland. It also ceased to send representatives to the House of Lords.

The passage of the Bill through Parliament caused acrimony between the House of Commons and the House of Lords, with Queen Victoria intervening personally to mediate.

The Act came into force on 1 January 1871 when the now disestablished church in Ireland became known as the Church of Ireland.

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  • A Brief History of Disestablishment, United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough

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