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Factories Act 1961

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138Posting of abstract of Act and notices

(1)Subject to subsection (2) of this section, there shall be kept posted at the principal entrances of a factory at which employed persons enter—

(a)the prescribed abstract of this Act; and

(b)a notice of the address of the inspector for the district and the superintending inspector for the division; and

(c)a notice of the name and address of the appointed factory doctor for the factory; and

(d)a notice specifying the clock (if any) by which the period of employment and intervals for meals and rest in the factory are regulated; and

(e)every notice and document required by this Act to be posted in the factory.

(2)An inspector may direct that all or any of the documents mentioned in subsection (1) of this section shall be posted in such parts of the factory, either in addition to or in substitution for the principal entrances, as he may direct.

(3)All such documents shall be posted in such characters and in such positions as to be conveniently read -by the persons employed in the factory and, if a form has been prescribed for any document, it shall be posted in that form.

(4)If any person pulls down, injures or defaces any abstract, notice, regulations or other document posted in pursuance of this Act, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.

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