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the expiration of the term for which it was made, and the Local Government Board sanction such resolution.

“ Art. 8. If any officer be at any time prevented by sickness or accident, or other sufficient reason, from performing his duties, the sanitary authority may appoint a person qualified as aforesaid to act as his temporary substitute, and may pay him a reasonable compensation for his services; and it shall not be necessary


any such case that Arts. 1, 2, and 3 of this Order should be complied with, but Arts. 4 and 5 of this Order shall apply in every such case.

Tenure of Office.

Art. 9. Every officer shall continue to hold office for such period as the sanitary authority may, with the approval of the Local Government Board, determine, or until he die, or resign, or be removed by such authority with the assent of the Local Government Board, or by the Local Government Board, or be proved to be insane by evidence which that Board shall deem sufficient.

“Art. 10. The sanitary authority may at their discretion suspend any officer from the discharge of his duties, and shall in case of every such suspension, forthwith report the same, together with the cause thereof, to the Local Government Board; and if the Local Government Board remove the suspension of such officer by the sanitary authority, he shall forthwith resume the performance of his duties.

Art. 11. Where any change in the duties or salary of any officer may be deemed necessary, and he shall decline to acquiesce therein, the sanitary authority may, with the consent of the Local Government Board, but not otherwise, and after six months' notice in writing, signed by their clerk, given to such officer, determine his office.

“Art. 12. A person shall not be appointed who does not agree to give one month’s notice previous to resigning the office, or to forfeit such sum as may be agreed upon as liquidated damages.


“Art. 13. The sanitary authority shall pay to every officer such salary as may be approved by the Local Government Board.

“Provided always, that the sanitary authority, with the approval of the Local Government Board, may pay to any officer a reasonable compensation on account of extraordinary services, or other unforeseen or special circumstances connected with his duties or the necessities of the district.

“Art. 14. The salary of every officer shall be payable up to the day on which he ceases to hold the office, and no longer, subject to any deduction which the sanitary authority may be entitled to make in respect of Art. 12 of this Order; and in case he shall die whilst holding such office, the proportion of salary (if any) remaining unpaid at his death shall be paid to his personal representatives.

“ Provided that an officer who may be suspended, and who may, without the previous removal of such suspension, resign or be removed under Art. 9 of this Order, shall not be entitled to any salary from the date of such suspension.

“Art. 15. The salary assigned to every officer shall be payable quarterly, according to the usual feast days in the year, namely, Lady Day, Midsummer Day, Michaelmas Day, and Christmas Day; but the sanitary authority may pay to him at the expiration of every calendar month such proportion as they may think fit, on account of the salary to which he may become entitled at the termination of the quarter.

« Art. 16. All salaries shall be considered as accruing from day to day, and be apportionable in respect of time accordingly, in pursuance of the provisions of " the Apportionment Act, 1870.'


“Art. 17. The following shall be the duties of an inspector of nuisances in respect of the district for which he is appointed :“(1.) He shall perform, either under the special

directions of the sanitary authority, or (so far as authorized by the sanitary authority) under the directions of the medical officer of health, or in cases where no such directions are required, without such directions, all the duties specially imposed upon an inspector of nuisances by the Public Health Act, 1875, or by the Orders of the Local Government

Board, so far as the same apply to his office. “ (2.) He shall attend all meetings of the sanitary

authority when so required.

" (3.) He shall, by inspection of the district, both

systematically at certain periods, and at intervals as occasion may require, keep himself informed in respect of the nuisances existing therein that require abatement

under the Public Health Act, 1875. * (4.) On receiving notice of the existence of any

nuisance within the district, or of the breach of any bye-laws or regulations made by the sanitary authority for the suppression of nuisances, he shall, as early as practicable, visit the spot, and inquire into such alleged

nuisance or breach of bye-laws or regulations. “(5.) He shall report to the sanitary authority any

noxious or offensive businesses, trades, or manufactories established within the district, and the breach or non-observance of any bye-laws or regulations made in respect of

the same. (6.) He shall report to the sanitary authority any

damage done to any works of water supply, or other works belonging to them, and also any case of wilful or negligent waste of water supplied by them, or any fouling by gas, filth, or otherwise, of water used for domestic

purposes. (7.) He shall from time to time, and forthwith

upon complaint, visit and inspect the shops and places kept or used for the sale of butchers' meat, poultry, fish, fruit, vegetables, corn, bread, flour, or milk, or as a slaughter-house, and examine any animal,

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carcase, meat, poultry, game, flesh, fish, fruit, vegetables, corn, bread, flour, or milk which may be therein; and in case any such article appear to him to be intended for the food of man, and to be unfit for such food, he shall cause the same to be seized, and take such other proceedings as may be necessary in order to have the same dealt with by a justice: provided, that in any case of doubt arising under this clause, he shall report the matter to the medical officer of health, with the view of obtaining his advice

thereon. " (8.) He shall, when and as directed by the sanitary

authority, procure and submit samples of food, drink, or drugs suspected to be adulterated, to be analyzed by the analyst appointed under “the Sale of Food and Drugs Act, 1875," and upon receiving a certificate stating that the articles of food, drink, or drugs are adulterated, cause a complaint to be made, and take the other pro

ceedings prescribed by that Act. (9.) He shall give immediate notice to the medical

officer of health of the occurrence within the district of any contagious, infectious, or epidemic disease; and whenever it appears to him that the intervention of such officer is necessary in consequence of the existence of any nuisance injurious to health, or of any overcrowding in a house, he shall forthwith inform the medical officer thereof.

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