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1 Construction.E+W

(1)Part II of this Act [F1except so much of it as relates to building regulations] shall be construed as one with Part II of the M1Public Health Act 1936.

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

[F3(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

(4)Subject to the provisions of this Act, the provisions of the M2Public Health Act 1936, set out in the following table shall apply in relation to Part IV and Part VI of this Act as if the said Part IV and the said Part VI were contained in that Act.

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SectionSubject Matter
275Power of local authority to execute certain work on behalf of owners or occupiers.
283Form of notices.
284Authentication of documents.
285Service of notices.
288Penalty for obstructing execution of Act.
304Judges’ and justices’ liability to rates.
305Protection of members and officers of local authorities.
341Power to apply provisions of Act to Crown property.
343Interpretation.
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F1Words inserted by Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (c. 37), s. 76(2)

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2 Interpretation.E+W

(1)In this Act “the Minister” means [F4the Secretary of State].

(2)Any reference in this Act to a parish council shall include a reference to the council of a borough included in a rural district.

(3)In this Act the expression “local authority”, except where the context otherwise requires, means the council of a borough or urban . . . F5 district, [F6the Common Council, the Sub-Treasurer of the Inner Temple or the Under-Treasurer of the Middle Temple] and includes the Council of the Isles of Scilly.

(4)Any reference in this Act to the medical officer of health, or to a public health inspector, or to the surveyor, shall, in relation to premises in the district of a local authority, mean the medical officer of health, or a public health inspector, or the surveyor, of that local authority.

(5)Any reference in this Act to any enactment shall be taken as a reference to that enactment as amended by or under any other Act, including this Act.

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F4Words substituted by virtue of (W.) S.I. 1965/319, arts. 2(1), 10(1), Sch. 1 Pt. 1, (E.) 1970/1681, arts. 2(1), 6(3)

F5Words repealed by Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70) Sch. 30

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C1Definition of local authority in s. 2(3) excluded by Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (c. 37), s. 76(2)(b)

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This Act shall not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland . . . F7

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