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Railway Employment (Prevention of Accidents) Act 1900

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Power to make rules as to dangerous railway operations.

  3. 2.(1) When the Board of Trade propose to make any...

  4. 3.(1) If, after the consideration of any such objection (including...

  5. 4.Questions to be kept in view in considering objections.

  6. 5.Making of rules.

  7. 6.Power to refer objections to referee.

  8. 7.Application of rules.

  9. 8.Power to make an order or give a direction in place of a rule.

  10. 9.Power to extend time.

  11. 10.Application to rescind or vary rules

  12. 11.Penalties.

  13. 12.Procedure before Commissioners.

  14. 13.Inspection and notices of accidents.

  15. 14.Issuing debenture stock to meet expenses incurred under this Act.

  16. 15.Staff, inquiries, and experiments.

  17. 16.Definition of "railway" and "railway company".

  18. 17.Obligation of railway company under terms of lease or agreement.

  19. 18.Provision against double notices, double inspections, &c.

  20. 19.Application to Scotland and Ireland.

  21. 20.This Act may be cited as the Railway Employment (Prevention...

    1. Schedule

      1. 1.Brake levers on both sides of waggons.

      2. 2.Labelling waggons.

      3. 3.Movement of waggons by propping and tow roping.

      4. 4.Steam or other power brakes on engines.

      5. 5.Lighting of stations or sidings where shunting operations are frequently...

      6. 6.Protection of point rods and signal wires, and position of...

      7. 7.Position of offices and cabins near working lines.

      8. 8.Marking of fouling points.

      9. 9.Construction and protection of gauge glasses.

      10. 10.Arrangement of tool boxes and water gauges on engines.

      11. 11.Working of trains without brake vans upon running lines beyond...

      12. 12.Protection to permanent way men when relaying or repairing permanent...

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