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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

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34Access for removal, and storage before removal, of refuse etc from buildings

(1)In subsection (1) of section 55 of the Public Health Act 1936 (which among other things requires certain local authorities to reject plans for the erection or extension of a house which are deposited with them in accordance with building regulations unless it is shown that satisfactory means of access from the house to a street for the removal of refuse and faecal matter are to be provided), for the word " house " in both places there shall be substituted the word

building,

for the words " faecal matter" there shall be substituted the words

satisfactory means of storing refuse for removal

and after the words " any means of access " there shall be inserted the words

or of storing refuse.

(2)In subsection (2) of the said section 55 (which among other things provides that a person who obstructs the means of access by which refuse is removed from a house shall be liable to a fine not exceeding £5 and a further fine not exceeding £2 for each day on which the obstruction continues), for the word " house " there shall be substituted the word

building

and for the words from " five pounds " onwards there shall be substituted the word

£200.

(3)For the purposes of subsection (5) of section 62 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (which provides that building regulations may repeal or modify the enactments to which that subsection applies) the provisions of this section shall be included among those enactments.

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