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The Pottery (Health and Welfare) Special Regulations 1950

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1950 No. 65


The Pottery (Health and Welfare) Special Regulations, 1950


16th January 1950

Laid before Parliament

16th January 1950

Coming into Operation

2nd April 1950

Whereas the Minister of Labour and National Service (hereinafter referred to as “the Minister”) is satisfied that the manufacture and decoration of pottery, as hereinafter defined, and the following manufactures or processes, namely:—


the calcining, crushing, grinding or sieving of flint or quartz,


the mixing of flint or quartz with clay or other material in the preparation of a pottery body, and


the manufacture of lithographic transfers, frits or glazes for use in the manufacture or decoration of pottery,

are manufactures or processes of such a nature as to cause risk of bodily injury to the persons employed:

And Whereas it appears to the Minister that, owing to the conditions and circumstances of employment or the nature of the processes carried on in factories to which these Regulations apply, provision requires to be made for securing the welfare of persons employed in such factories:

Now, therefore, the Minister by virtue of the powers conferred by Sections 46 and 60 of the Factories Act, 1937, (hereinafter referred to as “the principal Act”), the Factories Act, 1948, and the Transfer of Functions (Factories, &c., Acts) Order, 1946(1), and of all other powers in that behalf hereby makes the following Special Regulations:—



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