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An Act to amend the Indian Railways 1. This Act may be cited as the Indian Short title.
Act, 1894.

[20th July 1906.) Railways Act Amendment Act, 1906.
Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent 2. Section nine of the Indian Railways Act, Repeal.
Majesty, by and with the advice and consent 1894, and Part II. of the schedule to the 57 & 58 Vict.
of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Com- Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1905, and a
mons, in this present Parliament assembled, that part of the preamble of that Act which c. 21.
and by the authority of the same, as follows:- refers thereto, are hereby repealed.

5 Edw. 7.

CHAP. 10.

Education of Defective Children (Scotland) Act, 1906.

ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.
1. School boards to have power to make special provisions for education of defective children.
2. Definitions.
3. Short title, construction, and application.

An Act to provide for the Education and district, and to defray the cost thereof out of
Conveyance to School of Epileptic and

the school fund.
Crippled and Defective Children. 2. In this Act the following words and Definitions.
[20th July 1906.] assigned to them (that is to say) :-

expressions have the meanings herein-after

The expression “ epileptic children” means
Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent

children who, not being idiots or imbeciles,
Majesty, by and with the advice and consent

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.
and sixteen years of age within their education (2) This Act shall apply to Scotland only.

A.D. 1906.

A.D. 1906.

CHAP. 11.

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)

of Reserve

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
Kingdom or of British protectorates.

(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

C. 48.

SCHEDULE.

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.

c. 48.

c. 40.
63 & 64 Vict.
C. 42.

Section 1.

LIST OF COLONIES.
The Dominion of Canada.
The Commonwealth of Australia.
New Zealand.
Cape Colony.
Natal.
Newfoundland.

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An Act to amend the Municipal Corpora- be read as one with the Municipal Corpora-
tions Act, 1882.

tions Act, 1882.
[20th July 1906.]

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.

Short title.

CHAP. 13.

Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1906.

ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.

1. Continuance of the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1904.
2. Short title.

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
Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent repealed.
Majesty, by and with the advice and con- 2. This Act may be cited as the Wireless
sent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, Telegraphy Act, 1906, and may be cited with
and Commons, in this present Parliament as. the Telegraph Acts, 1863 to 1904.

Act, 1904. 4 Edw.7. c. 24.

Short title.

A.D. 1906.

CHAP. 14.

A.D. 1906.

Alkali, &c. Works Regulation Act, 1906.

ABSTRACT OF THE ENACTMENTS.

PART I.

ALKALI WORKS AND ALKALI WASTE.
1. Condensation of muriatic acid gas in alkali works.
2. Prevention of discharge of noxious and offensive gas in alkali works.
3. Separation of acids and other substances from alkali waste and drainage therefrom.
4. Deposit or discharge of alkali waste.
5. Prevention of nuisance from alkali waste already deposited or discharged.

PART II.
SULPHURIC ACID, MURIATIC ACID, AND OTHER SPECIFIED WORKS.
6. Condensation of acid gases in sulphuric acid and muriatic acid works.
7. Prevention of discharge of noxious or offensive gas in scheduled works.
8. Provisional Order to prevent discharge of noxious or offensive gas in cement and
smelting works.

PART III.

(i) Registration of Works.
9. Registration of works, and stamp duty.

(ii) Inspection.
10. Appointment of inspectors.
11. Disqualification of certain persons for inspectors.
12. Inspection of works.
13. Annual report to Local Government Board.
14. Additional inspector on application of sanitary authorities.

(iii) Special Rules.
15. Power of owners of works to make special rules.

(iv) Procedure.
16. Provision as to calculation of acid.
17. Recovery of fines for offences against Act in county court.
18. Further provisions as to recovery of fines in county court.
19. Application of fines.
20. Discharge of owner on conviction of actual offender.
21. Service of notices.
22. Complaint by sanitary authority in cases of nuisance.
23. Actions in case of contributory nuisance.

(v) Miscellaneous.
24. Expenses of sanitary authorities.
25. Determination of questions by chief inspector.
26. Temporary provision as to the over-heat pan process.
27. Interpretation of terms.
28. Application to Scotland.
29. Saving as to general lavo.
30. Repeals.
31. Short title and commencement.

SCHEDULES.
S 311.
VOL. LXXXVI.-LAW JOUR. STAT.

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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

nuisance.
of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and
Commons, in this present Parliament assem-

(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
and for preventing the discharge, whether

the expenses to be paid by the owner making
directly or indirectly, of such gases into the the request to the sanitary authority under
atmosphere, and for rendering such gases this section.
where discharged harmless and inoffensive,
subject to the qualification that, on the basis

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
an inspector to any muriatic acid gas in the

any nuisance arising therefrom.
air, smoke, or gases discharged into the atmo- (2) Any person who causes or knowingly
sphere by a chimney or other final outlet permits any alkali waste to be deposited or
where the amount of such acid gas in each

discharged in contravention of this section
cubic foot of air, smoke, or gases so discharged shall be liable to a fine not exceeding in the
does not exceed the amount limited by the

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

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