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ANNO OCTAVO EDWARDI VII REGIS.

A.D. 1908.

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No. 948

An Act to apply, out of the General Revenue, the sum of

Four Hundred Thousand Pounds to the Service
of the Year ending the Thirtieth day of June,
one thousand nine hundred and nine.

[Assented to, October 7th, 1908.]
D E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,

D with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as follows:

1. Out of the General Revenue of South Australia there shall Issue and application be issued and applied, from time to time, for the service of the of £400,000. year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and nine, any sums of money not exceeding in the whole the sum of Four Hundred Thousand Pounds.

Estimates.

2. No payments for any establishment or service shall be made Payments not to out of the said sum in excess of the rates voted for similar exceed last year's establishments or services on the Estimates for the year ended the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred and eight, except so far as such rates are affected by the “Civil Service Act, Exception. 1874,” or by departmental regulations.

In the name and on behalf of His Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill.

GEORGE R. LE HUNTE, Governor.

Adelaide: By authority, C. E. BRISTOW, Government Printer, North Terrace.

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EDWARDI VII REGIS.

A.D. 1908.

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No. 949.
An Act to regulate the use of Passenger and other Lifts...

[Assented to, November 11th, 1908.]
E it Enacted by the Governor of the State of South Australia,
D with the advice and consent of the Parliament thereof, as
follows:

1. This Act may be cited as the “ Lifts Regulation Act, 1908," and short title and shall come into operation on the first day of January, one thousand commencement.

Vic., Act 2048, 1906, nine hundred and nine.

8. 2.

2. In this Act, except where the subject-matter or context Interpretation. requires a different construction

Ibid., s. 2. “ Chief Inspector” means the Chief Inspector appointed under

“ The Factories Act, 1907": “ Inspector” means any inspector appointed under the last

mentioned Act, including the Chief Inspector:
“Lift” means any apparatus or contrivance within or attached to .

any building and driven or worked by the aid of gas, steam,
hydraulic, electrical, or other power, or by hand, and con-
structed for and used in raising or lowering persons and goods
or persons or goods only, and includes the doors or entrances
of or to a lift and any machinery used for driving or working

a lift:
“Owner, lessee, or occupier," where used in reference to a lift, means

any owner, lessee, or occupier of the building in which such

lift is in operation: “ This Act” includes the regulations made under this Act. A-949

3. (1) Within

Lifts Regulation Act.—1908.

Notice of lifts to be
given.
Ibid, s. 3.

3. (1) Within sixty days from the commencement of this Act the owner, lessee, or sole occupier of a building in which there is a lift (except any lift worked by hand and exempted in writing by the Chief Inspector) shall lodge in the office of the Chief Inspector a notice in the form in the First Schedule to this Act or to the like effect.

(2) If after the expiration of such sixty days such a notice has not been filed in respect of any building within or attached to which there is a lift, every owner, lessee, or sole occupier of such building shall be deemed guilty of an offence against this Act, and no lift shall be used or worked in such building by any owner, lessee, or occupier or other person whatever.

Notification of new
lifts.
Ibid., 8. 4.

4. No person shall work or use any lift constructed or completed after the commencement of this Act until at least one week after the owner, lessee, or occupier or some person on his behalf has lodged in the office of the Chief Inspector a notice in the form in the Second Schedule to this Act or to the like effect.

Entry by inspector.
Ibid., s. 5.

5. An inspector shall from time to time inspect all lifts constructed or used or in course of construction, and for that purpose may during working hours enter any building or premises, and shall, if required by the owner, lessee or occupier, sign and deliver to him a certificate certifying the result of such inspection.

Inspector may give
directions, &c.
Ibid., 8. 6.

May order work to cease.

6. (1) Where on inspecting a lift it appears to an inspector that the use of such lift would be dangerous to human life or limb, or

of auch lift wing me donne humon life in limba that the regulations under this Act are not being complied with, he may give such directions in writing to the owner, lessee, or sole occupier as he thinks necessary in order to prevent accidents, or to insure a compliance with such regulations; and such owner, lessee, or occupier shall, unless notice of appeal is given as hereinafter provided, forthwith carry out such directions.

(2) Where any inspector gives any directions he may at the same or at any other time order any persons forthwith to cease using the lift until such directions or any order on appeal therefrom has been complied with.

(3) Any order of an inspector may at any time be rescinded by him.

(4) The owner, lessee, or sole occupier may, on giving notice to the inspector within twenty-four hours (Sundays and public holidays not included) after such directions have been given, appeal in person to the Engineer-in-Chief or any person deputed by the Engineer-inChief to hear such appeal. The said Engineer-in-Chief or person shall hear and determine such appeal with all reasonable dispatch, and for such purpose shall have all the powers of a board or commission appointed or issued by the Governor, and shall by order in writing affirm, vary, or rescind such directions.

(5) Any

Rescission of orders.

Appeal from inspector.

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