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subject of regulation by any statute in force within the district, the landlord shall construct such water-closet in accordance with the following rules :
(i.) If the water-closet is intended to be within the house, he shall construct such water-closet in such a position that one of its sides at the least shall be an external wall :
(ii.) He shall construct in one of the walls of the water-closet, whether the situation of such water-closet is or is not within the house, a window of not less dimensions than two feet by one foot, exclusive of the frame, and opening directly into the external air :
He shall, in addition to such window, cause the water-closet to be provided with adequate means of constant ventilation by at least three air-bricks built in an external wall of such water-closet, or by an air-shaft, or by some other effectual method or appliance :
(iii.) He shall furnish the water-closet with a separate cistern or flushing box of adequate capacity, which shall be so constructed, fitted, and placed as to admit of the supply of water for use in such water-closet without any direct connection between any service pipe upon the premises and any part of the apparatus of such water-closet, other than such cistern or flushing-box:
He shall furnish the water-closet with a suitable apparatus for the effectual application of water to any pan, basin, or other receptacle with which such apparatus may be connected and used, and for the effectual flushing and cleansing of such pan, basin, or other receptacle, and for the prompt and effectual removal therefrom of any solid or liquid filth which may from time to time be deposited therein :
He shall furnish the water-closet with a pan, basin, or other suitable receptacle of non-absorbent material, and of such shape, of such capacity, and of such mode of construction as to receive and contain a sufficient quantity of water, and to allow all filth which may from time to time be deposited in such pan, basin, or receptacle to fall free of the sides thereof, and directly into the water received and contained in such pan, basin or receptacle :
He shall not construct or fix under his pan, basin, or receptacle any "container" or other similar fitting :
He shall not construct or fix in or in connection with the water-closet apparatus any trap of the kind known as a “ D trap.”
30. The landlord of a lodging-house shall cause every common passage or staircase in such house to be thoroughly cleansed from time to time as often as may be requisite.
31. The landlord of a lodging-house shall provide adequate means of ventilation in or in connection with every common passage or staircase in such house, and shall cause such means of ventilation to be maintained at all times in good order.
32. The landlord of a lodging-house shall, in the first week of the month of
in every year, cause every part of the premises to be cleansed,
He shall, at the same time, except in such cases as are hereinafter specified, cause every area, the interior surface of every ceiling and wall of every water-closet belonging to the premises, and the interior surface of every ceiling and wall of every room, staircase, and passage in the house to be thoroughly lime-whited.
Provided that the foregoing requirement with respect to the lime-whiting of the internal surface of the walls of rooms, staircases, and passages shall not apply in any case where the internal surface of any such wall is painted, or where the material of or with which such surface is constructed or covered is such as to render the lime-whiting thereof unsuitable or inexpedient, and where such surface is thoroughly cleansed, and the paint or other covering is renewed, if the renewal thereof be necessary for the purpose of keeping the premises in a cleanly and wholesome condition.
33. The landlord of a lodging-house shall cause all such means of ventilation as may be provided in or in connection with any room in such house to be main. tained at all times in good order.
34. Every lodger in a lodging-house shall, except in such cases
are hereinafter specified, cause every window of every room which has been let to him, and which is used as a sleeping apartment, to be opened, and to be kept fully open for one hour at least in the forenoon, and for one hour at least in the afternoon of every day:
Provided that such lodger shall not be required, in pursuance of this regulation, to cause any such window to be opened, or to be kept open at any time when the state of the weather, or any other sufficient cause, renders it necessary that the window should be closed.
35. The landlord of a lodging-house shall cause every court and courtyard thereof to be properly paved with a hard, durable, and impervious pavement, evenly and closely laid upon a sufficient bed of good concrete, and sloped to a properly constructed channel leading to
a trapped gully grating, which shall be so constructed and placed as effectually to carry off all rain or waste water from such court or courtyard.
He shall cause such pavement, channel, and grating to be kept at all times in good order and in proper repair.
36. The landlord of a lodging-house, immediately after he shall bave been informed, or shall have ascertained that any person in such house is ill of a dangerously infectious or contagious disease, shall give written notice thereof to the medical officer of health of the nuisance authority.
37. In every case where a lodger in a lodging-house has been informed, or has ascertained, or has reasonable grounds for believing that an occupant of any room which has been let to such lodger is ill of a dangerously infectious or contagious disease, such lodger shall forthwith give written notice thereof to the landlord and to the medical officer of health of the nuisance authority, and verbal or written notice thereof to every other lodger'in such house.
38. In every case where, in pursuance of the statutory provision in that behalf, an order of a justice has been obtained for the removal from a lodging-house to a hospital, or other place for the reception of the sick, of a person who is suffering from any dangerous, contagious, or infectious disorder and is without proper lodging or accommodation, the landlord of such house, and the lodger to whom any room whereof such person may be an occupant has been let shall, on being informed of such order, forth with take all such steps as may be requisite on the part of such landlord and of such lodger, respectively, to secure the safe and prompt removal of such person, in compliance with such order, and shall, in and about such removal, adopt all such precautions as, in accordance with any instructions which such landlord and such lodger, respectively, may receive from the medical officer of health of the nuisance authority, may be most suitable for the circumstances of the case.