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Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Scope of Act

    1. 1. Premises to which this Act applies.

    2. 2. Exception for premises in which only employer’s relatives or outworkers work.

    3. 3. Exception for premises where only 21 manhours weekly normally worked.

  3. Health, Safety and Welfare of Employees (General Provisions)

    1. 4. Cleanliness.

    2. 5. Overcrowding.

    3. 6. Temperature.

    4. 7. Ventilation.

    5. 8. Lighting.

    6. 9. Sanitary conveniences.

    7. 10. Washing facilities.

    8. 11. Supply of drinking water.

    9. 12. Accommodation for clothing.

    10. 13. Sitting facilities.

    11. 14. Seats for sedentary work.

    12. 15. Eating facilities.

    13. 16. Floors, passages and stairs.

    14. 17. Fencing of exposed parts of machinery.

    15. 18. Avoidance of exposure of young persons to danger in cleaning machinery.

    16. 19. Training and supervision of persons working at dangerous machines.

    17. 20—22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    18. 23. Prohibition of heavy work.

    19. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    20. 25, 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    21. 27.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    22. 28—41.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Special Provisions with respect to Buildings whereof Parts are Office, &c., Premises and with respect to certain contiguous Fuel Storage Premises

    1. 42. Provisions with respect to buildings in single ownership.

    2. 43. Provisions with respect to buildings plurally owned.

    3. 44. Provisions with respect to contiguous fuel storage premises in single ownership.

  5. Exemptions

    1. 45.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 46. Power of authorities who enforce Act to grant exemptions from certain requirements thereof.

    3. 47.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 48.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Information

    1. 49. Notification of fact of employment of persons.

    2. 50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Enforcement

    1. 52. Authorities who are to enforce Act.

    2. 53.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 54.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 55.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 56—58.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 59. Restriction of disclosure of information.

    7. 59A.Exception to restriction: public authorities

    8. 60.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    9. 61, 62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  8. Offences, Penalties and legal Proceedings

    1. 63. Offences.

    2. 64.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 65, 66.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 67. Defence available to persons charged with offences.

    5. 68.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 69. Removal or defacement of documents posted in pursuance of Act or regulations under it.

    7. 70.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    8. 71.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    9. 72. Appeal from orders made on complaint.

    10. 73. Power of county court and sheriff to modify agreements and apportion expenses.

  9. Amendments of other Acts

    1. 74. Amendment of sections 123(1) and 124(1) of Factories Act 1961, and provisions consequential thereon.

    2. 75. Amendment of section 125(1) of Factories Act 1961, and provisions consequential thereon.

    3. 76. Amendment of Public Health Act 1936.

    4. 77.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 78. Provision for securing exercise of local Act powers in conformity with this Act.

  10. General Provisions

    1. 79.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 80. Regulations and orders.

    3. 81.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 82. Expenses and receipts.

    5. 83. Application to the Crown.

    6. 84. Exclusion of application to visiting forces.

    7. 85. Exclusion of application to factories, to certain fish sale-rooms and to parts below ground of mines.

    8. 86. Exclusion of application to premises occupied for transitory purposes.

  11. Provisions with respect to Northern Ireland, Isles of Scilly and Inner and Middle Temples

    1. 87.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 88. Application to Isles of Scilly.

    3. 89.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  12. Interpretaion

    1. 90. Interpretation

  13. Short Title, Commencement, Extent and Repeal

    1. 91. Short title, commencement, extent and repeal.

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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