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An Act to amend the Indian Railways 1. This Act may be cited as the Indian Short title.
[20th July 1906.) Railways Act Amendment Act, 1906.
5 Edw. 7.
Education of Defective Children (Scotland) Act, 1906.
ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.
An Act to provide for the Education and district, and to defray the cost thereof out of
the school fund.
expressions have the meanings herein-after
The expression “ epileptic children” means
children who, not being idiots or imbeciles,
are unfit, by reason of severe epilepsy, to of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Com
attend the ordinary schools : mons, in this present Parliament assembled,
The expression “ defective children" means and by the authority of the same, as follows:
children who, not being imbecile, and not School 1. From and after the commencement of this
being merely dull or backward, are, by boards to Act, it shall be lawful for a school board in
reason of mental or physical defect, inha ve hower Scotland, if they think fit, either alone or in
capable of receiving proper benefit from special pro- combination with one or more school boards,
the instruction in the ordinary schools. visions for education
to make special provision for the education, 3.—1) This Act may be cited as the Educa. Short title, of defective medical inspection, and, where required, for
tion of Defective Children (Scotland) Act, cion and children. the conveyance to and from school of epileptic 1906, and shall be construed as one with the appliancion.
or crippled or defective children between five Education (Scotland) Acts, 1872 to 1906.
Reserve Forces Act, 1906.
ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS,
1. Extension of Reserve Forces Acts to men when outside the United Kingdom. 2. Amendment of 45 & 40 Vict, c. 48, 8. 14. 3. Short title.
An Act to amen dthe Law relating to
the Reserve Forces. [20th July 1906)
Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Com. mons, in this present Parliament assembled,
and by the authority of the same, as follows:Extension 1.-(1) Notwithstanding anything in the Forces Acts Reserve Forces Acts, a man belongiug to the to men when Army Reserve may, if so authorised by or outside the under the directions of the Secretary of State, Kingdom. reside in any British protectorate or in any
part of His Majesty's dominions outside the United Kingdom, and men may be enlisted into the Army Reserve in any British protectorate or in any part of His Majesty's doo minions outside the United Kingdom except in a colony possessing responsible government, and those Acts shall, subject to such adaptations as may be made under this section, apply to such men whilst so residing, and to such enlistment.
(2) Regulations made under section twenty 45 & 46 Vict. of the Reserve Forces Act, 1882, may prescribe
the conditions under which men belonging to the Army Reserve may, if so authorised, reside outside the United Kingdom, and the conditions under which men may be enlisted into the Army Reserve outside the United King. dom, and may make such adaptations in the Reserve Forces Acts as may be necessary for the purpose of adapting those Acts to the circumstances of the several parts of His
Majesty's dominions outside the United
(3) In this section the expression “ Reserve Forces Acts” means the Reserve Forces Act, 1882, as amended by any subsequent enactment, and includes any enactment applied by that Act as so amended ; and the expression "colony possessing responsible government" means any colony which is specified in the Schedule to this Act, or which may hereafter on the grant to the colony of responsible government be added to that Schedule by Order in Council.
2. In subsection (2) of section fourteen of amendment the Reserve Forces Act, 1882 (which relates 04:45 & 46
Vict. c. . to the appointment and transfer to corps of s. 14. men belonging to the reserve forces when called out on permanent service), the words
so, however, that he shall not without his consent be appointed or transferred to a corps which is not in the arm or branch in
which he previously served shall be repealed, but this repeal shall not, without his consent, obtained at or after the time of mobilisation, affect any man enlisted before the passing of this Act.
3. This Act may be cited as the Reserve Short title. Forces Act, 1906, and the Reserve Forces 45 & 46 Vict. Acts, 1882 and 1890, and so much of tho 01 & 62 Vict. Reserve Forces and Militia Act, 1898, as ap- c. 9. plies to the reserve forces, and the Reserve 53 & 54 Vict. Forces Act, 1899, and the Reserve Forces Act, 62 & 63 Vict. 1900, and this Act, may be cited together as the Reserve Forces Acts, 1882 to 1906.
LIST OF COLONIES.
An Act to amend the Municipal Corpora- be read as one with the Municipal Corpora-
tions Act, 1882.
2. At the end of subsection (e) of section Amendment Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent twelve of the Municipal Corporations Act. Vict
. c. 50. Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of 1882, there shall, by virtue of this Act, be s. 12. the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Com.
added the words 56
or any society registered mons, in this present Parliament assembled, “ under the Industrial and Provident Societies and by the authority of the same, as follows:- Acts, 1893 and 1895," and all other enact.
ments having reference in any manner to the 1. This Act may be cited as the Municipal section aforesaid shall be read and have effect Corporations Amendment Act, 1906, and shall accordingly.
Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1906.
ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.
1. Continuance of the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1904.
An Act to continue the Wireless Tele- sembled, and by the authority of the same, as
follows: graphy Act, 1904.
1. The Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1904, Continu: [20th July 1906.] shall continue in force until the thirty-first Wireless
day of December one thousand nine hundred Telegraphy
and nine, and section six of that Act is hereby
Act, 1904. 4 Edw.7. c. 24.
Alkali, &c. Works Regulation Act, 1906.
ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.
ALKALI WORKS AND ALKALI WASTE.
(i) Registration of Works.
(iii) Special Rules.
A.D. 1906. An Act to consolidate and amend the
A.D. 1906. any other substance capable of liberating Alkali, &c. Works Regulation Acts, sulphuretted hydrogen from alkali waste or other sub1881 and 1892. [4th August 1906.] be carried on in such manner that the liquid and
drainage therefrom is produced or used shall stances srom
shall not come in contact with alkali waste, or drainage Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent
with drainage therefrom, so as to cause
(2) The owner of any work which is carried
on in contravention of this section shall be bled, and by the authority of the same, as
liable to a fine not exceeding in the case of follows:
the first offence fifty pounds, and in the case PART I.
of every subsequent offence one hundred ALKALI WORKS AND ALKALI WASTE. pounds, with a further sum not exceeding five Condensa- 1.-(1) Every alkali work shall be carried
pounds for every day during which any such tion of muriatic
on in such manner as to secure the condens. subsequent offence has continued. acid gas in ation, to the satisfaction of the chief inspector,
(3) On the request of the owner of any such alkali works. of the muriatic acid gas evolved in such work,
work as is mentioned in this section the to the extent of ninety-five per centum, and to
sanitary authority of the district in which such an extent that in each cubic foot of air,
such work is situate shall, at the expense of smoke, or chimney gases, escaping from the
sach owner, provide and maintain a drain or works into the atmosphere, there is not con
channel for carrying off such liquid as afore. tained more than one-fifth part of a grain of
said produced in such work into the sea or muriatic acid.
into any river or watercourse into which the (2) The owner of any alkali work which is
liquid can be carried without contravention of carried on in contravention of this section
the Rivers Pollution Prevention Act, 1876, as 39 & 40 Vict. shall be liable to a fine not exceeding in the
amended by any subsequent enactment; and C. 75. case of the first offence fifty pounds, and in
the sanitary authority shall for the purpose of the case of every subsequent offence one
providing any such drain or channel have the hundred pounds.
like powers as they have for providing sewers,
whether within or without their district, under Prevention 2.-(1) In addition to the condensation of the Public Health Act. of discharge muriatic acid gas as aforesaid, the owner of (4) Compensation shall be made to any and offen- every alkali work shall use the best practicable sive gas in
person for any damage sustained by him by alkali
means for preventing the escape of noxious or reason of the exercise by a sanitary authority works. offensive gases by the exit flue of any apparatus of the powers conferred by this section, and used in any process carried on in the work,
such compensation shall be deemed part of
the expenses to be paid by the owner making
4.-(1) Alkali waste shall not be deposited Deposit or of the amount of acid gas per cubic foot, no or discharged without the best practicable discharge of objection sball be taken under this section by
means being used for effectually preventing
any nuisance arising therefrom.
discharged in contravention of this section
case of the first offence twenty pounds, and in last preceding section.
the case of every subsequent offence fifty (2) If the owner of any alkali work fails, in pounds, with a further sum not exceeding five the opinion of the court having cognisance of
pounds for every day during which any such the matter, to use such means, he shall be
subsequent offence bas continued. liable to a fine not exceeding in the case of 5. Where alkali waste has been deposited or Prevention the first offence twenty pounds, and in the
discharged, either before or after the com- of nuisance case of every subsequent offence fifty pounds,
mencement of this Act, and complaint is made with a further sum not exceeding five pounds for every day during which any such subsequent sioned thereby, the chief inspector, if satisfied position ved
to the chief inspector that a nuisance is occa- already deoffence has continued.
of the existence of the nuisance, and that it is Separation 3.—(1) Every work of whatever description within the power of the owner or occupier of of acids and in which any liquid containing either acid or the land to abate it, shall serve a notice on
from alkali waste