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Clean Air Act 1956

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Dark Smoke

    1. 1.Prohibition of dark smoke from chimneys

    2. 2.Temporary exemptions from section one

  3. Smoke from furnaces

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

    2. 4.Density meters, &c

  4. Grit and Dust from furnaces

    1. 5.Requirement that grit and dust from furnaces shall be minimised

    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

  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.Clean Air Council

  9. Miscellaneous provisions

    1. 24.Building byelaws

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

    3. 26.Unjustified disclosures of information

    4. 27.Penalties

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

    6. 29.Enforcement

    7. 30.Duty to notify occupiers of offences

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

    9. 32.Application of Act to London

    10. 33.Regulations, orders and administrative expenses

    11. 34.Interpretation

    12. 35.Repeals and transitional provisions

    13. 36.Provisions as to Northern Ireland

    14. 37.Short title and commencement

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Confirmation and coming into operation of orders of local authorities under section eleven

      1. 1.In this Schedule "order" means an order made by a...

      2. 2.After making an order, the local authority shall publish in...

      3. 3.Besides publishing such a notice as aforesaid, the local authority...

      4. 4.If no objection is duly made to the Minister within...

      5. 5.Subsections (2) to (5) of section two hundred and ninety...

      6. 6.An order when confirmed shall come into operation on such...

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

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Amendments of Alkali, &c. Works Regulation Act, 1906

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

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

      1. Part I 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 Public Health (London) Act, 1936

        1. 1.The local authorities for the purposes of the provisions of...

        2. 2.Section three (which confers jurisdiction on sanitary authorities over ships...

        3. 3.The sanitary authority, the county council and the port health...

        4. 4.Paragraph 3 of this Part of this Schedule shall apply...

      3. Part III Scottish Enactments

        1. Public Health (Scotland) Act, 1897

        2. Housing (Scotland) Act, 1950

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Enactments Repealed

      1. Table of Statutes referred to in this Act

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