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working only in repairing either the machinery in or any part of a factory, or any part of a factory or workshop; or

(2). To the process of gutting, salting, and packing fish immediately upon its arrival in the fishing boats.

101. The provisions of Section 91, of the Public Health Act, 1875, with respect to a factory, workshop, or workplace, not kept in a cleanly state or not ventilated, or overcrowded, shall not apply to a factory or workshop which is subject to the provisions of this act relating to cleanliness, ventilation, and overcrowding, but shall apply to every other factory, workshop and workplace.

It is hereby declared that the Public Health Act, 1875, shall apply to buildings in which persons are employed, whatever their number may be, in like manner as it applies to buildings where more than twenty are exployed.

102. Any enactment or document referring to the acts repealed by this act, or any of them, or to any enactment thereof, shall be construed to refer to this act and to the corresponding enactment thereof.

(3—“ Application of Act to Scotland and Ireland," and "4Repeal" are not reproduced here).

FIRST SCHEDULE.

SPECIAL PROVISIONS FOR HEALTH.

Factories and Workshops in which the Employment of Young

Persons and Children is Restricted.

1. In a part of a factory or workshop in which there is carried on the process of silvering of mirrors by the mercurial process, or the process of making white lead, a young person or child shall not be employed.

2. In the part of a factory in which the process of melting or annealing glass is carried on, a child or female young person shall not be employed. 3. In a factory or workshop in which there is carried on

(a). the making or finishing of bricks or tiles not being ornamental tiles; or

(6) the making or finishing of salt, a girl under the age of sixteen years shall not be employed. 4. In a part of a factory or workshop in which there is carried on

(a). any dry grinding in the metal trade, or

(6). the dipping of lucifer matches, a child shall not be employed.

5. In any grinding in the metal trades other than dry grinding, or in fustian cutting, a child under the age of eleven years shall not be employed.

SECOND SCHEDULE.

SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS.

Places Forbidden for Meals.

The prohibition on a child, young person or woman taking a meal or remaining during the times allowed for meals in certain parts of factories or workshops, applies to the parts of factories and workshops following; that is to say,

(1). In the case of glass works, to any part in which the materials are mixed; and

(2). In the case of glass works where flint glass is made, to any part in which the work of grinding, cutting or polishing is carried

on; and

(3). In the case of lucifer match works, to any part in which any manufacturing process or handicraft (except that of cutting the wood) is usually carried on; and

(4). In the case of earthenware works, to any part known or used as dippers' house, dippers' drying room or china scouring

room.

THIRD SCHEDUDE.

SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS.

Part 1-Period of Employment. The exception respecting the employment of children, young persons and women between the hours of eight in the morning and eight in the evening, and on Saturday between the hours of eight in the morning aud four in the afternoon, or between the hours of seven in the morning and three in the afternoon, applies to any factory or workshop, or part thereof, in which any of the following manufacturing processes or handicrafts are carried on; that is to say,

(a). Lithographic printing;
(6). Turkey red dyeing ;
(c). The making of any article of wearing apparel;
(d). The making of furniture hangings;
(e). Artificial flower making ;
(f). Bon-bon and Christmas present making;
(8). Valentine making;
(h). Fancy box making;
(i). Envelope making;
(k). Almanac making ;
(1). Playing card making;
(m). Machine making;
(n). Biscuit making;
(“). Firewood cutting ;
(P). Job dyeing; or
(9). Aërated water making; and also to
(r). Bookbinding works;
(s). Letter press printing works; and

(t). A part of a factory or workshop which is a warehouse not used for any manufacturing process or handicraft, and in which persons are solely employed in polishing, cleaning, wrapping or packing up goods.

Part 11-Meal Hours. The cases in which the provisions of this act as to meal times being allowed at the same hour of the day are not to apply, are

(1). The case of children, young persons and women employed in the following factories; that is to say,

Blast furnaces;
Iron mills;
Paper mills;
Glass works; and

Letter press printing works; and (2). The case of male young persons employed in that part of any print works or bleaching and dyeing works in which the process of dyeing or open air bleaching is carried on.

The cases in which and the extent to which the provisions of this act as to a child, young person or woman during the times allowed for meals being employed or being allowed to remain in a room in which a manufacturing process or handicraft is being carried on, are not to apply, are

(1). The case of children, young persons and women employed in the following factories; that is to say,

Iron mills;
Paper mills;
Glass works (same as otherwise provided by this act); and

Letter press printing works; and (2). The case of a male young person employed in that part of any print works, or bleaching and dyeing works, in which the process of dyeing or open air bleaching is carried on, to this extent, that the said provision shall not prevent him, during the times allowed for meals to any other young person or to any child or woman, from being employed or being allowed to remain in any room in which any manufacturing process is carried on, and shall not prevent, during the times allowed for meals to such male young person, any other young person or any child or woman from being employed in the factory or allowed to remain in any room in which any manufacturing process is carried on.

Part III-Overtime,

The exception with respect to the employment of young persons and women for forty-eight days in any twelve months (during a period of employment, beginning at six or seven o'clock in the morning, and ending at eight or nine o'clock in the evening, or beginning at eight o'clock in the morning and ending at ten o'clock in the evening, applies to each of the factories and workshops, and parts thereof, following; that is to say,

(1). Where the material which is the subject of the manufacturing process or handicraft is liable to be spoiled by weather; namely,

(a). Flax scutch mills; and

(6). A factory or workshop or part thereof in which is carried on the making or finishing of bricks or tiles not being ornamental tiles; and

(c). The part of rope works in which is carried on the open air process;

and (d). The part of bleaching and dyeing works in which is carried on open air bleaching or Turkey red dyeing; and

(e). A factory or workshop or part thereof in which is carried on glue making; and

(2). Where. press of work arises at certain recurring seasons of the year; namely,

(f). Letter press printing works ;

(8). Bookbinding works; and a factory, workshop, or part thereof in which is carried on the manufacturing process or handicraft of

(h). Lithograph printing ; or
(i.) Machine ruling; or
(k). Firewood cutting; or
(1). Bon-bon and Christmas present making; or
(m). Almanac making; or
(n). Valentine making; or
(o). Envelope making; or

0) Aerated water making; or (9). Playing card making; and w). Where the business is liable to sudden press of orders arising from unforseen events; namely a factory or workshop, or part thereof, in which is carried on the manufacturing process or handicraft of

(r). The making up of any article of wearing apparel ; or
(s). The making up of furniture hangings; or
(1). Artificial flower making; or

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