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Test Act

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(Historical Terms) a law passed in 1673 in England to exclude Catholics from public life by requiring all persons holding offices under the Crown, such as army officers, to take the Anglican Communion and perform other acts forbidden to a Catholic: repealed in 1828
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He was appointed treasurer to the College of Surgeons in Edinburgh but when James VII introduced the Test Act, making him head of the church, John Hutton refused to accept.
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A senior official at the Ministry of Interior told Gulf News on Tuesday that currently, driving licence applicants in the country are not separately tested for their mental and physical fitness because the diligent preparation for theory test on traffic rules and the rigorous training to pass the practical driving test act as determinants of their mental and physical condition.
She says she got to know about the offence only in 2008 and immediately approached authorities, seeking justice under The Pre- conception and Pre- Natal Diagnostics and Test Act passed in 1994.
"Repealers" were the loose coalition of individuals who supported the king's grant of "toleration" in 1687 and 1688 and were willing to repeal the Test Act of 1672.
Interestingly, CMS has not yet finalized a separate but related rule that it proposed shortly after the TEST Act was enacted.
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However, the praise soon turned into concerns over the resurgence of a once-mocked Australia side, with another Times columnist writing that England has wasted an opportunity to crush the spirits of their opponents by letting the final Ashes Test act as more of a training session for the tourists.
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The second important statute was the Test Act 1672 ('First Test Act').
In general Jews experienced "no radical break with the past." (31) The repeal of the Test Act for Dissenters (1828) and the Test Act for Catholics (1829) left Jews the only group without political rights.