The Law Relating to Factories and Workshops, with Introduction and Explanatory Notes: 2d Ed., Comprising the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, and the Orders of the Secretary of State Made Thereunder (Google eBook)

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Stevens and sons, 1879 - Factory laws and legislation - 161 pages
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Page 82 - Any exception, exemption, proviso, excuse, or qualification, whether it does or not accompany the description of the offence in this Act, may be proved by the defendant, but need not be specified or negatived...
Page 91 - mill-gearing" comprehends every shaft, whether upright, oblique, or horizontal, and every wheel, drum, or pulley by which the motion of the first moving power is communicated to any machine appertaining to a manufacturing
Page 117 - An Act for the Preservation of the Health and Morals of Apprentices and others employed in Cotton and other Mills and Cotton and other Factories...
Page 73 - ... and, if served by post, shall be deemed to have been served at the time when a letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course of post...
Page 99 - Ireland, within the police district of Dublin metropolis, the Acts regulating the powers and duties of justices of the peace for such district, or of the police of such district ; and elsewhere in Ireland, The Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act, 1851...
Page 71 - Every person shall, within one month after he begins to occupy a factory, serve on an inspector a written notice containing the name of the factory, the place where it is situate, the address to which he desires his letters to be addressed, the nature of the work, the nature and amount of the moving power therein, and the name of the firm under which the business of the factory is to be carried on, and in default shall be liable to a fine not exceeding five pounds.
Page 40 - ... that such inhalation could be to a great extent prevented by the use of a fan or other mechanical means...
Page 40 - Unless it is effectually separated from the bakehouse by a partition extending from the floor to the ceiling ; and...
Page 79 - ... under this act, shall be constituted either of two or more justices of the peace in petty sessions sitting at a place appointed for holding petty sessions, or of some magistrate or officer sitting alone or with others at some court or other place appointed for the administration of justice, and for the time being empowered by law to do alone any act authorised to be done by more than one justice of the peace.
Page 6 - All dangerous parts of the machinery, and every part of the mill gearing, must either be securely fenced, or be in such position or of such construction as to be equally safe to every person employed or working in the factory as it would be if it were securely fenced...

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