Report on the Measures Adopted for the Execution of the Nuisances Removal and Diseases Prevention Act, and the Public Health Act: Up to July 1849

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William Clowes & Sons, 1849 - Electronic books - 135 pages
 

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Page 73 - ... extend, and in like manner revoke or renew any such order ; and, subject to revocation and renewal as aforesaid, every such order shall be in force for six calendar months, or for such shorter period as in such order shall be expressed...
Page 105 - ... more prejudicial to the health of the inmates, from the still more defective ventilation of these dark and miserable abodes. At night the floor of these cellars — often the bare earth — is covered with straw, and there the lodgers — all who can afford to pay a penny for the accommodation — arrange themselves as best they may, until scarcely a single available inch of space is left unoccupied.
Page 93 - When, and so often as any dwelling-house in any part or place to which these directions and regulations extend, is in such a filthy and unwholesome condition as to be a nuisance to or injurious to the health of any person...
Page 92 - Health, are authorized to issue such directions and regulations as the said Board shall think fit for the prevention, as far as possible, or mitigation of epidemic, endemic, or contagious diseases...
Page 87 - And we hereby direct that in these directions and regulations the words " guardians of the poor " shall mean the guardians, directors, wardens, governors, or other like officers having the management of the poor for...
Page 75 - An Act to amend an Act of the Tenth Year of Her present Majesty, for rendering valid certain proceedings for the Relief of Distress in Ireland by Employment of the Labouring Poor, and to indemnify those who have acted in such Proceedings.
Page 73 - And whereas by an Act passed in the last session of Parliament, intituled An Act to further Amend the Church Building Acts...
Page 94 - Where upon any such premises (being a building used wholly or in part as a dwelling-house), or being premises underneath any such building, any animal is kept so as to be a nuisance or injurious to the health of any person; In each of the above-recited cases the owner or occupier, and persons having the care or ordering of such dwelling-house, or of the premises where the nuisance or matter injurious to health may be, shall cleanse, whitewash, or otherwise purify, as the case may require, such dwelling-house...
Page 79 - This looseness of the bowels may be accompanied with some degree of pain, which however is generally slight ; but in many cases pain is wholly absent ; and for some hours, and even days, this bowel complaint may be so slight as to appear trifling ; so that, without a previous knowledge of the importance of the warning, it might easily escape notice altogether. " It must be repeated, however, that whenever Asiatic cholera is epidemic, the slightest degree of looseness of the bowels ought to be regarded...
Page 87 - And we do further authorize and require the guardians to direct their clerk to make out from the register of deaths, or from the district medical relief books, and from any public books or other sources from which information may be obtained within the union or parish, a list of places where epidemic, endemic, and contagious diseases have of late been frequent. X. And we authorize and require such guardians to cause the medical officers employed by them, or specially appointed for the purpose, to...

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