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Factories Act 1937

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Part XIIIApplication op Act

149General application of Act

Save as in this Act otherwise expressly provided, the provisions of this Act shall apply only to factories, as denned by this Act, but shall, except where the contrary intention appears, apply to all such factories.

150Application to factories belonging to the Crown

(1)This Act applies to factories belonging to or in the occupation of the Crown and to building operations and works of engineering construction undertaken by or on behalf of the Crown; but in case of any public emergency the Secretary of State may, by order, to the extent and during the period named in the order exempt from this Act any factory belonging to the Crown or any building operations or works of engineering construction undertaken by or on behalf of the Crown, or any factory in respect of work which is being done on behalf of the Crown.

(2)The powers conferred by this Act on a district council or other local authority shall, in the case of a factory belonging to or in the occupation of the Crown, or building operations or works of engineering construction undertaken by or on behalf of the Crown, be exercised by an inspector under this Act; and any notice required by this Act to be sent to a district council shall in any such case be sent to the inspector for the district.

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