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Rag Flock and Other Filling Materials Act 1951 (repealed 6.1.1997)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Premises where filling materials are used

    1. 1. Upholstering, etc., to be done on registered premises.

    2. 2. Registration of premises.

    3. 3. Offences as respects unclean filling materials.

  3. Rag flock

    1. 4. Rag flock for filling to be manufactured and kept at licensed premises.

    2. 5. Sale of rag flock not from source demanded.

    3. 6. Licensing of premises for manufacturing rag flock.

    4. 7. Licensing of premises for storing rag flock.

  4. Power to extend provisions as to rag flock to other materials

    1. 8. Power to extend provisions as to rag flock to other materials.

  5. Records to be kept on registered and licensed premises

    1. 9. Records to be kept on registered and licensed premises.

  6. Selling of articles containing unclean materials

    1. 10. Selling of articles containing unclean materials.

    2. 11. Saving for existing stocks.

  7. Enforcement

    1. 12. Duty of local authorities to enforce this Act.

    2. 13. Powers of entry and inspection.

    3. 14. Powers of sampling.

    4. 15. Right to have samples tested.

    5. 16. Exercise of powers outside local authority’s area.

    6. 17. Obstruction of execution of this Act.

  8. Legal Proceedings

    1. 18. Penalties.

    2. 19. Offences by corporations.

    3. 20. Power of forfeiture.

    4. 21. Prosecutions.

    5. 22. Defence available in certain circumstances where some other person is responsible.

    6. 23. Conditions under which warranty may be used in defence.

    7. 24. Evidence of certificates of testing.

    8. 25. Power of court to require testing by Government Chemist.

    9. 26. Misuse of warranty or certificate of testing.

  9. Miscellaneous

    1. 27. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 28. Protection for officers of local authority acting in the execution of their duty.

    3. 29. Registers and lists of licence holders to be open to inspection.

    4. 30. Regulations.

    5. 31. Service of notices.

    6. 32. Expenses of local authorities.

  10. Filling materials within this Act and meaning of “clean”

    1. 33. Filling materials to which this Act applies.

    2. 34. Meaning of “clean”.

  11. Interpretation, repeals, etc.

    1. 35. Interpretation.

    2. 36. Application to Scotland.

    3. 37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 38. Short title, commencement and extent.

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