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GUIDE TO SCOTTISH LOCAL GOVERNMENT
SEVENTH EDITION, REVISED
ABIJAH MURRAY, I.S.O.
CHIEF CLERK, LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD FOR SCOTLAND
WILLIAM GREEN & SONS
NORTH BRITISH & MERCANTILE
Incorporated by Royal Charter and Special Acts of Parliament.
Total Funds exceed
David B. Wauchope, Esq.
Manager-Philip R. D. Maclagan,
EDINBURGH BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
George Younger, Esq.
The Right Hon. The Earl of Elgin, K.G.
Medical Officer-J. Playfair, M.D.,
Secretary-H. J. Stevenson, W.S.
FAMILY POLICIES in various forms.
LIMITED PREMIUM POLICIES.-
ALL BONUSES VEST ON DECLARATION.
Ninety per cent. of Life Profits divided amongst the Assured
on the Participating Scale.
NET FIRE PREMIUMS, 1903,
5 PER CENT. INVESTMENT POLICIES.-Sum assured may be left in Company's hands at 5 per Cent. INSTALMENT POLICIES.-A maximum insurance at a minimum cost. PROVIDENT INSURANCES
ANNUITIES on one or more lives.
Solicitors-Dundas & Wilson, C.S.
Losses Promptly and Liberally Settled.
Prospectuses and every Information may be had at the Chief Offices,
or Local Agencies
Applications for Agencies invited.
64 Princes Street. 61 Threadneedle Street, E.C.
The titles of all Acts of Parliament, and other important headings, are
H BURGH POLICE.
I PUBLIC HEALTH.
J WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
K VALUATION OF LANDS.
Aberdeen, application of Local Govern- | Advertising Stations (Rating) Act, 1889,
Abettors, punishment of, in offences
A 27; Police Act, B 12; police pen-
Sederunt anent cognition of insane
as to procedure in election
Adjournment of meetings, H 168.
Adoptive provisions of Burgh Police Act,
Advertising sites in burghs, H 208; bye-
Alkali, etc., Works Regulation Act,
Allotments Act, 1892: duty of local
- 1892, parish councils and, E 14-16.
Analysis, under Food and Drugs Act,
I 111-113, 115, 116; of margarine,
I 118; of milk, cream, etc., I 120;
certificate of, to be prima facie evi-
dence, I 123; of fertiliser or feeding
stuff, I 128; regulations of Board of
Agriculture as to samples and analysis,
Analysts, appointment and duties, under
Sale of Food, etc., Act, I 111; form of
certificate, I 115; certificate of, to be
evidence, I 123; proof of competency
of, I 126; appointment of, under Fer-
tiliser and Feeding Stuffs Act, I 128;
Ancient Monuments Protection Act,
1882 owner may ask Commissioners
of Works to become guardians, A 154;
power to purchase, or bequeath, in-
Owners " for purposes of Act, power
to make Orders in Council, A 156;
Schedule-list of Scottish monuments,
1900: powers to Commissioners of
Works and county councils, voluntary
contributions, transfer between county
council and Commissioners of Works,
access of public, A 158; definitions,
Anstruther Wester town council, H 173;
Appeal against orders to execute works,
against removal of paupers, rules of
Local Government Board as to, F 43;
to Lord Ordinary in petitions for
extension of burgh boundaries, H 152.
Application of Burgh Police Act, H 4.
Appointed day" under Local Govern-
Appoint officials, power to, in burghs,
H 18, 169; clerk, treasurer, and col-
lector, H 20, 169, 170; surveyor and
health officers, H 23; police force,
Arbitration as to cost of water supply,
under Housing of Working Classes
Army Act, 1881: disposal of lunatic
soldiers and dependants, F 55; liability
Army Pay Warrant, 1900: Chelsea pen-
sioner requiring poor relief, F 56;
Art societies, exemption from local rates,
Ashpits, H 64; byelaws as to, H 213.
Assessments: county council, A 13;
police. B 9; road, D 31; poor, F 33;
burial grounds, F 76; burgh general,
Assessor, county or burgh, appointment
and duties of, K 3; may ask case for
of railways, canals, etc., appoint-
ment and duties of, K 8; salary and
duties further defined, K 11, 19;
water-works, etc., K 26; date of
railway, superannuation of, K 35.
inland revenue, to assist counties
Asylums, district, G 17, et seq.
ask case for judges, K 17, 23.
Audit of accounts. See Accounts and
Ayr, local Acts, H 135.
BAGATELLE rooms, licensing of, H 209,
Baiting animals, keeping places for, H
Bakehouses, regulation of, I 191.
Balconies in burghs, byelaws as to, H 213.
Banff, application of Local Government
Bankrupt, disqualification of, for public
Act to, A 19; Licensing Act, M 6.
office, L 68, 69; limited to period of
five years, preferential payment of
Barbed Wire Act, 1893: local authority
Bathing regulations: seashore, H 75;
public baths in burghs, H 78; public
Baths, public, provision of, by parish
baths under parish councils, E 21.