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Clean Air Act 1956 (repealed 27.8.1993)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Dark Smoke

    1. 1. Prohibition of dark smoke from chimneys.

    2. 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Smoke from furnaces

    1. 3. Requirement that new furnaces shall be so far as practicable smokeless.

    2. 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Grit and Dust from furnaces

    1. 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 6. Requirement that new furnaces shall be fitted with plant to arrest grit and dust.

    3. 7. Measurement of grit and dust emitted from furnaces.

    4. 8. Information about furnaces and fuel consumed.

    5. 9. Grit and dust from outdoor furnaces, &c.

    6. 10. Height of chimneys.

  5. Smoke control areas

    1. 11. Smoke control areas.

    2. 12. Adaptation of fireplaces in private dwellings.

    3. 13. Exchequer contributions.

    4. 14. Interpretation of two last preceding sections.

    5. 15. Power of local authority to make grants towards adaptations to fireplaces in churches, chapels, buildings used by charities, &c.

  6. Smoke nuisances

    1. 16. Abatement of smoke nuisances.

    2. 16A. Relation to Environmental Protection Act 1990, Part I.

  7. Special cases

    1. 17. Relation to, and amendment of, Alkali Act.

    2. 18. Colliery spoilbanks.

    3. 19. Railway engines.

    4. 20. Vessels.

    5. 21. Exemption for purposes of investigations and research.

    6. 22. Crown premises, &c.

  8. Clean Air Council

    1. 23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  9. Miscellaneous provisions

    1. 24. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 25. Powers of local authorities as to research and publicity.

    3. 25. Powers of local authorities as to research and publicity.

    4. 26. Unjustified disclosures of information.

    5. 27. Penalties.

    6. 28. Power of county court to authorise works and order payments.

    7. 29. Enforcement.

    8. 30. Duty to notify occupiers of offences.

    9. 31. Application of Public Health Act 1936, &c.

    10. 32. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    11. 33. Regulations, orders and administrative expenses.

    12. 34. Interpretation.

    13. 35. Repeals and transitional provisions.

    14. 36. Provisions as to Northern Ireland.

    15. 37. Short title and commencement.

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Coming Into Operation of Orders of Local Authorities Under Section Eleven

      1. 1.Before making an order under section 11 of this Act...

      2. 2.Besides publishing such a notice, the local authority shall post,...

      3. 3.If an objection is duly made to the local authority...

      4. 4.Subject to paragraphs 5 and 6 below, an order shall...

      5. 5.An order varying a previous order so as to exempt...

      6. 6.If, before the date on which the order is to...

      7. 7.In the application of this Schedule to Scotland, for any...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      AMENDMENTS OF ALKALI &C. WORKS REGULATION ACT, 1906

      1. For subsection (2) of section one, there shall be substituted...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Modifications of, and Provisions Supplementary to, Public Health Acts, &c.

      1. Part I

        1. Public Health Act 1936

          1. 1.Section two hundred and eighty-seven (which confers a power of...

          2. 2.Section two hundred and ninety-seven shall have effect as if...

          3. 3.Sections three hundred and seventeen, three hundred and nineteen, three...

      2. Part II

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

      3. Part III

        1. Scottish Enactments

        2. Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897

          1. Section eighteen (which confers a power of entry on premises)...

        3. Housing (Scotland) Act 1987

          1. Section 109 shall have effect as if the reference to...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

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

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