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Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1907


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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

    1. 1.Division of Act into Parts

    2. 2.Short title, construction, and extent of Act

    3. 3.Applications of Parts or sections of Act

    4. 4.Expenses of local authority

    5. 5.Enquiries by Local Government Board

    6. 6.Legal proceedings, &c

    7. 7.Appeals to quarter sessions, &c

    8. 8.More than one sum in one summons

    9. 9.Byelaws

    10. 10.Compensation, how determined

    11. 11.Powers of Act cumulative

    12. 12.Crown rights

    13. 13.Interpretation

    14. 14.Application of Act to Ireland

  3. Part II Streets and Buildings

    1. 15.Deposit of plan to he of no effect after certain intervals

    2. 16.As to plans deposited with local authority

    3. 17.Power to vary position or direction and to fix beginning and end of new streets

    4. 18.Crossing for cattle, &c, over footways

    5. 19.As to urgent repairs to private streets

    6. 20..Recovery of damages caused to footways by excavations

    7. 21.Power to alter names of streets

    8. 22.Buildings at corner of streets

    9. 23.What to be deemed new buildings

    10. 24.Byelaws as to height of chimneys, &c

    11. 25.Yards to be paved, &c

    12. 26.Entrances to courts, &c. not to be closed

    13. 27.As to temporary buildings

    14. 28.Removal of materials in streets

    15. 29.Deposit of building materials or excavations not to be made without consent

    16. 30.Dangerous places to be repaired or enclosed

    17. 31.Fencing lands adjoining streets

    18. 32.Hoards to be securely erected

    19. 33.Exemption of buildings of railway companies and others

  4. Part III Sanitary Provisions

    1. 34.Extension of section 41 of 38 & 39 Vict. c.55

    2. 35.As to nuisances

    3. 36.Rain-water pipes not to be used as soil pipes

    4. 37.Water or stack pipes not to be used as ventilating shafts

    5. 38.Local authority may require old drains to be laid open for examination by surveyor before communicating with sewers

    6. 39.Provision and conversion of closet accommodation

    7. 40.Payment for works of common benefit. Expenses Private improvement expenses

    8. 41.Entry on premises

    9. 42.Appeals

    10. 43.Local authority may require removal or alteration- of urinals

    11. 44.Urinals to be attached to refreshment houses, &c

    12. 45.Testing of drains on report of defects

    13. 46.Provision for filling up cesspools, &c

    14. 47.Public conveniences and lavatories

    15. 48.Removal of trade refuse

    16. 49.Summary power to provide sinks and drains for buildings

    17. 50.Local authority may provide an ambulance

    18. 51.Power to declare a business to be an offensive business

  5. Part IV Infectious Diseases

    1. 52.Infected person not to carry on occupation

    2. 53.Power to require dairymen to furnish list of sources of supply

    3. 54.Dairymen to notify infectious, diseases resisting among their servants

    4. 55.Infected clothes not to be sent to laundry

    5. 56.Filthy and dangerous articles to be purified

    6. 57.Child suffering from infectious disease not to attend school

    7. 58.List of scholars to be furnished where scholar in a school is suffering, from an infectious disease

    8. 59.Provisions as to library books

    9. 60.Local authority may pay expenses of person in hospital

    10. 61.Removal of person from infected premises

    11. 62.Amendment of section 126 of 38 & 39 Vict. c.55

    12. 63.Prohibiting conveyance of infected persons in public vehicles

    13. 64.Driver, &c, of infected person to give notice

    14. 65.Section 124 of 38 & 39 Vict. c.55 to apply to persons who cannot be isolated

    15. 66.Cleansing and disinfecting of premises

    16. 67.Provision of nursing attendance by local authority

    17. 68.Wake not to be held over body of person dying of infectious disease

  6. Part V Common Lodging-Houses

    1. 69.Discretion as to registration, of lodging-house keeper

    2. 70.Obligation on common lodging-house keeper to provide for proper control of his house

    3. 71.Deputy lodging-house keepers

    4. 72.Power of court convicting common lodging-house keeper to cancel registration

    5. 73.Unregistered lodging-house keepers liable to penalties under section 86 of 38 & 39 Vict. c.55

    6. 74.Provision of proper sanitary conveniences in a common lodging-house

    7. 75.Notice of commencement of Part V and repeal

  7. Part VI Recreation Grounds

    1. 76.Powers as to parks and pleasure gardens

    2. 77.Power to appoint officers

  8. Part VII Police

    1. 78.Regulations as to street traffic

    2. 79.Dangerous riding and driving

    3. 80.As to leading or driving animals

    4. 81.Extending definition of public place and street for certain purposes

    5. 82.Byelaws as to sea-shore

    6. 83.Byelaws as to promenades

    7. 84.Licences to porters

    8. 85.Registries for servants

    9. 86.As to dealers in old metal and marine stores

  9. Part VIII Fire Brigade

    1. 87.Power to police constable to enter and break open premises in case of lire

    2. 88.Power to police officer to control street traffic at fires

    3. 89.Captain of fire brigade or other officer to have control of operations

    4. 90.Agreements with local authorities for common use of fire appliances

  10. Part IX Sky Signs

    1. 91.Sky signs

  11. Part X Miscellaneous

    1. 92.Bathing places

    2. 93.Provision of life-saving appliances

    3. 94.Power to license pleasure boats

    4. 95.Extension and amendment of section 175 and section 176 of 38 & 39 Vict. c.55

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