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Page 180 - Be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows : Preliminary. 1. This act may be cited as the factory and workshop act, 1878.
Page 194 - owner " shall mean the person for the time being receiving the rackrent of the lands or premises in connection with which the said word is used, whether on his own account or as agent or trustee for any other person, or who would so receive the same if such lands or premises were let at a rackrent...
Page 185 - Any damage occasioned by the fire brigade in the due execution of their duties shall be deemed to be damage by fire within the meaning of any policy of insurance against fire.
Page 194 - Pancras, and St. Luke at Chelsea, in the County of Middlesex, and for indemnifying, under certain Conditions, Builders and other Persons against the Penalties to which they are or may be liable for erecting Buildings within the limits aforesaid contrary to law...
Page 185 - YIELDING therefor, during the said term, the yearly rent of £ , clear of all deductions, by equal half-yearly payments on the day of and the day of in every year, the first of such payments to be made on the day of next.
Page 195 - January, one thousand eight hundred and sixty six, section forty four of an Act passed in the session holden in the third and fourth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter ninety, shall be repealed so far as respects any parish or place within the limits of the metropolis as defined by this Act : Provided that the repeal of the said section shall not affect the power of the churchwardens and overseers of any parish or place to contribute to the funds of any society that at the time...
Page 191 - Majesty Queen Victoria, chapter forty-three, intituled "An Act to facilitate the Performance of the Duties of Justices of the Peace out of Sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary Convictions and Orders...
Page 195 - ... of the Act of the session of the third and fourth years of the reign of King William the Fourth (chapter seventy-four) " for the abolition of fines and recoveries, " and for the substitution of more simple
Page 194 - Act for the further and better regulation of buildings and party walls, and for the more effectually preventing mischief by fire, within the Cities of London and Westminster and the liberties thereof, and other the parishes, precincts, and places within the weekly bills of mortality, the parishes of St.
Page 181 - ... think requisite for carrying into effect the purposes of this Act, and may from time to time sell any property acquired by or vested in them for the purposes of this Act : The Board may also contract with any company or persons authorized to establish the same for the estalishment of telegraphic communication between the several stations in which their fire engines or firemen are placed, and between any of such stations and other parts of the metropolis.