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AN ACT to amend the Municipal Institutions
Act, 1900,

[Assented to, 19th February, 1902.]

E it enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with

the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

1. THIS Act may be cited for all purposes as the Municipal Institutions Act Amendment Act, 1902.

Short title.

2. NOTWITHSTANDING any provision to the contrary in the Municipal Institutions Act, 1900, the Council of the Munici- &#Viet., No. 4, ser. pality of North Fremantle shall be entitled, on the application of 222. the owner, or (if there be more than one owner) of the owners of so many

of the houses and lands abutting upon the streets or ways in the said municipality, known as Jewell Parade and Willis Avenue, as in ratable value are the greater part of all the houses and lands so abutting, by writing under the common seal of the municipality declare the same to be public streets; and the said streets shall become public streets, and shall thereafter be under the management of the Council.

3.

Municipal Institutions- Amendment.

F'urther amendment of said section.

3. NOTWITHSTANDING any provisions to the contrary in the Municipal Institutions Act, 1900, the Council of the Municipality of East Fremantle shall be entitled, by writing under the common seal of the municipality, to declare the street or way known as Reserve Street to be a public street; and such street shall, therefore, become a public street, and thereafter be under the management of the said Council.

In the name and on behalf of the King I hereby assent to this Act.

ARTHUR LAWLEY, Governor.

By Authority: Wm. ALFRED Watson, Government Printer, Perth.

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AN ACT to amend the Health Act, 1898.

[Assented to, 19th February, 1902.]

E it enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and

Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Short title.

1. THIS Act may be cited as the Health Act Amendment Act, 1902, and shall be incorporated with the Health Act, 1898 (hereinafter called the principal Act), and all amendments thereof.

Vacancy in board of a combined district.

2. (1.) THE seat of a member of a District Board of Health shall become vacant if such member shall

(a.) Cease to be a member of the municipal council or

road board by which he was elected a member of

such District Board ; or shall
(6.) Die or resign or be ousted of such office by any

Court of competent jurisdiction.

(2.)

Health Amendment.

(2.) Every such vacancy shall be filled by the municipal council or road board which elected the member whose seat has become vacant electing another of their number to be a member of the District Board. The result of such election shall be reported to the Minister, and the Governor shall, by notice in the Government Gazette, appoint the person so elected to be a member of the District Board.

3.

District Board may
adopt road board
or municipal
valuation.

WHERE the district of a Local or District Board comprises any land or tenement within the district of a road board or municipality, the Local or District Board, as the case may be, may adopt the valuation of such land or tenement as made by the road board or municipal council respectively, and such valuation shall, for all purposes, be as valid and binding as if made by the Local or District Board respectively.

4. UPON the proclamation of any combined district, all moneys Rates dne before

due or payable for any public health rate theretofore struck in any proclamation of a combined district

district or part of a district (including any municipal or road board may be collected by district) included within such combined district shall be payable and

paid to the District Board of such combined district, and may be sued or otherwise recovered and enforced as if such rate had been struck by such District Board.

the District Board.

This section shall be read as if it formed part of the Health Act Amendment Act, 1900, and had come into operation on the 5th December, 1900.

Where rate struck

5. (1.) NOTWITHSTANDING the making and levying of a

rate in accordance with section one hundred and seventy-eight for removal of refuse of the principal Act, for the purpose of providing for the proper mises to pay charge. removal of nightsoil and other refuse within the district or any

part thereof, the Local or District Board making or levying such rate may provide for the removal and disposal of nightsoil and other refuse from any premises exempted from such rate, and may make an annual charge, payable in advance, for the removal of such nightsoil or refuse from such premises, and may levy and make such annual charge upon and against the owner or occupier of such exempted premises as the Local or District Board may by resolution decide, and may recover such charge in the same way as and from the same person as if the charge were a public health rate.

2.) No annual charge in respect of any premises shall exceed the amount which would have been payable if such premises had been liable to be, and had been, rated.

6.

Health— Amendment.

District Board to

6. A DISTRICT Board shall, within its district, have and exercise all the powers and authorities which a Local Board may have powers and exercise within its district, and shall be subject to the same duties duties

, of a local and liabilities.

7. ALL proclamations, orders, and regulations for the purpose

of

Validating orders, preventing the spread of the disease known as bubonic plague, etc., in reference to made or published before the commencement of this Act, and bubonic plaguo. made in pursuance of the provisions of the principal Act, or purporting to have been so made, declaring places to be infected or quarantined, and prohibiting persons from entering or leaving such places, shall be deemed to have been and to be good and valid proclamations, orders, and regulations under that Act excepting as regards such actions or suits which have already been commenced ; and the Colonial Secretary, the Central Board, and every Local Board, and all persons and officers whatsoever are hereby saved harmless in respect of any acts done by them in pursuance of any such proclamations, orders, and regulations, and in respect of the cleansing and disinfecting of any land or buildings, and in respect of the cleansing or pulling down and removal of any buildings or parts thereof for the purpose of preventing the spread of the said disease. :

Section 38.

8. THE principal Act is amended, as follows:

Amendment of prin

cipal Act.
In section thirty-eight, in the second and fourth lines of
the seventeenth paragraph. the words “ or

, fish ” are
inserted after the word “fruit."
The following paragraphs are inserted

next before the Section 38.
last paragraph of section thirty-eight:
“ For specifying some place or places at which all fish

must be produced for inspection before being sold

or offered or exposed for sale within the district.
“ For preventing any person expectorating on any

made footpath in any street or public place, or
on any building to which the public have access
or any approach thereto, or on any railway

carriage, tramcar, or other public conveyance.
In section one hundred and eighteen, the words “ tuberculosis

of the lung" are inserted before the word “ leprosy."
In section one hundred and forty-six, the words “ one hundred

and eighty-five to one lundred and ninety-two” are struck
out, and the words “one hundred and ninety-one to one
hundred and ninety-five” substituted therefor.

In

Section 118.

Section 146.

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