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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I GENERAL

    1. 1. Construction.

    2. 2. Interpretation.

    3. 3. Extent.

  3. Part II SANITATION AND BUILDINGS

    1. Building regulations

      1. 4—11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Sewers, drains and sanitary conveniences

      1. 12—14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 17. Powers to repair drains etc. and to remedy stopped-up drains etc.

      5. 19—21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 22. Power to cleanse or repair drains.

      7. 23—33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Accumulations of rubbish

      1. 34. Accumulations of rubbish.

    4. Filthy or verminous premises or articles

      1. 35. Filthy or verminous premises.

      2. 36. Power to require vacation of premises during fumigation.

      3. 37. Prohibition of sale of verminous articles.

  4. Part III PREVENTION AND NOTIFICATION OF DISEASE

    1. 38—42.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV STREETS AND PUBLIC PLACES

    1. Streets

      1. 43, 44.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 45. Attachment of street lamps to buildings.

      3. 46—50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Parks and open spaces

      1. 52. Management of parks and pleasure-grounds.

      2. 53. Closing of parks and pleasure-grounds.

      3. 54. Boating pools and lakes.

  6. Part V TRADE EFFLUENTS

    1. 55—57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 58.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Conditions attached to consents

      1. 59. Conditions which may be attached to consents under Act of 1937.

      2. 60. Power to vary conditions.

      3. 61. Appeals under s. 3 of Act of 1937.

      4. 62. Postponement of right to discharge trade effluents in special cases.

    4. Farming, scientific research and other special cases

      1. 63. Effluents from farms and premises used for scientific research.

      2. 64. Power to extend Act of 1937 to other effluents.

      3. 65.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Supplemental

      1. 66. Appeals to the Minister.

      2. 67. Recording and testing of trade effluents.

      3. 68. Restriction of disclosure of information.

      4. 69. Explanation of Act of 1937.

      5. 70.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 71.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 72.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 73. Derelict petrol tanks.

    3. 74. Power to reduce numbers of pigeons and other birds in built-up areas.

    4. 75. Byelaws as to pleasure fairs and roller skating rinks.

    5. 76. Byelaws as to seaside pleasure boats.

    6. 77. Byelaws as to hairdressers and barbers.

    7. 78.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 79.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    9. 80.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    10. 81. Summary recovery of damages for negligence.

  8. Part VII SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 82. Power to amend local Acts.

    2. 83. Saving for law relating to ancient monuments and for planning law.

    3. 84. Extension of certain references to Public Health Acts.

    4. 85. Expenses.

    5. 86. Short title, commencement and repeals.

  9. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      . . .

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      . . .

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      CONSENTS REQUIRED FOR EXECUTION OF CERTAIN WORKS IN STREETS

      1. 1.In this Schedule “the authority” means the county council, local...

      2. 2.The authority shall not carry out any works to which...

      3. 3.Any consent required by this Schedule in respect of any...

      4. 4.Where the consent of the Secretary of State or the...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      ATTACHMENT OF STREET LIGHTING EQUIPMENT TO CERTAIN BUILDINGS

      1. As regards buildings of the descriptions in the first column...

    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

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

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