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Test Act.

Passed 1673 in Eng.; required one to renounce the doctrine of transubstantiation and to take the oaths of supremacy and allegiance to the king in order to be eligible for pub. office; practically nullified after 1689; repealed 1828. The Corporation* Act of 1661 was also a test act.

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