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factories and workshops of the classes mentioned in the Schedule hereunder, require some other day in the week to be substituted for Saturday, as regards the hour at which the period of employment for children, young persons, and women is required by the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, to end on Saturday;

Now I, the Right Honourable Richard Assheton Cross, one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, by this Order, made under Part 2 of the said Act, grant to factories and workshops of such classes a special exception, authorising the occupier of every such factory and workshop to substitute, by notice affixed in his factory or workshop, some other day for Saturday; and so long as the special exception is acted upon, the Act shall apply in such factory or workshop, in like manner as if the substituted day were Saturday, and Saturday were an ordinary workday.

This Order shall come into effect on 1st January, 1879, and shall, unless previously revoked, continue in force until 31st December, 1882, and no longer. Home Office, Whitehall, 10th December, 1878.

Richd. Assheton Cross.

Schedule. (a) Non-textile factories in which is carried on the printing of newspapers, or of periodicals, or of railway time-tables, or of law or parliamentary proceedings.

(6) Non-textile factories and workshops in which any manufacturing process or handicraft is carried on in connection with a retail shop on the same premises.

(c) Non-textile factories and workshops in which is carried on the making of any article of wearing apparel or of food.

(d) Non-textile factories and workshops in places in which the market day is Saturday, or in which a special day has been set apart for weekly half-holiday. workshop some other day for Saturday as regards the hour at which the period of employment is required to end on Saturday. P. 48.

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FACTORY AND WORKSHOP ACT, 1878.

41 Vict., c. 16, s. 48 (y).

Five HOURS' SPELL. Order of Secretary of State extending Special Exception.

WHEREAS the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, Section 48, contains a special exception to the effect that in any of the textile factories to which the exception hereinafter set forth, applies, if the period of employment for young persons and women, as fixed by the occupier and specified in the notice, begins at 7 A.M., and the whole time between that hour and 8 A.M. is allowed for meals, the regulations of the Act with respect to the employment of children, young persons, and women shall not prevent a child, young person, or woman, between the 1st November and 31st March next following, being employed continuously, without an interval of at least half-an-hour for a meal, for the same period as if the factory were a non-textile factory;

And whereas the special exception is by the Act declared to apply to the textile factories referred to in the said section ;

And whereas it has been proved to my satisfaction that in textile factories of the classes mentioned in the Schedule hereunder, the customary habits of the persons employed therein require the extension thereto of this exception, and that the manufacturing processes carried on therein are of a healthy character, and the extension can be made without injury to the health of the children, young persons, and women affected thereby ;

Now I, the Right Honourable Richard Assheton Cross,

(y) By s. 48 a Secretary of State is empowered to extend to any class of textile factories the exception as to the continuous employment of children, young persons, and women contained in that section. P. 49.

one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, by this Order made under Part 2 of the said Act, extend this exception accordingly.

This Order shall come into effect on 1st January, 1879, and shall, unless previously revoked, continue in force until 31st December, 1882, and no longer. Home Office, Whitehall, 10th December, 1878.

Richd. Assheton Cross.

Schedule. Hosiery factories.

Woollen factories in the counties of Oxford, Wilts, Wor. cester, Gloucester, and Somerset.

Factories in which the only processes carried on are those of winding and throwing raw silk or either of such pro

cesses.

FACTORY AND WORKSHOP ACT, 1878.

41 Vict., c. 16, s. 49 ().

DIFFERENT HOLIDAYS TO DIFFERENT SETS. Order of Secretary of State granting Special Exception.

WHEREAS it has been proved to my satisfaction that the customs or exigencies of the trades carried on in non-textile factories and workshops of the classes mentioned in the Schedule hereunder, require that the special exception hereafter mentioned should be granted ;

(2) By s. 49 a Secretary of State is empowered to grant to any class of non-textile factories or workshops a special exception authorising the occupier to allow all or any of the half holidays, or whole holidays in lieu of them, on different days, to any of the .children, young persons, and women employed, or to any sets of them, and not on the same days. P. 49.

Now I, the Right Honourable Richard Assheton Cross, one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, by this Order, made under Part 2 of the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, grant to factories and workshops of such classes a special exception, authorizing the occupier of any such factory or workshop to allow all or any of the half holidays, or whole holidays in lieu of them, on different days to any of the children, young persons, and women employed in his factory or workshop, or to any sets of such children, young persons, and women, and not on the same days.

This Order shall come into operation on 1st January, 1879, and shall, unless previously revoked, continue in force until 31st December, 1882, and no longer. Home Office, Whitehall, 10th December, 1878.

Assheton Cross.

Schedule. (a) Non-textile factories in which is carried on the printing of newspapers, or of periodicals, or of railway time-tables, or of law or parliamentary proceedings.

(b) Non-textile factories and workshops in which any manufacturing process or handicraft is carried on in connection with a retail shop on the same premises.

(c) Non-textile factories and workshops in which is carried on the making of any article of wearing apparel or of food.

FACTORY AND WORKSHOP ACT, 1878.

41, Vict., c. 16, s. 52 (a).

DIFFERENT MEAL HOURS. Order of Secretary of State extending Special Exception. WHEREAS the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, Sec

(a) By s. 52 a Secretary of State is empowered to extend to any class of factories or workshops the exceptions contained in that gection. P. 52.

tion 52, contains a special exception to the effect that the provisions of the Act which require that all children, young persons, and women employed in the factory or workshop shall have the times allowed for meals at the same time of the day shall not apply in the cases therein referred to;

And whereas it has been proved to my satisfaction that in factories and workshops of the classes mentioned in the Schedule hereunder, it is necessary, by reason of the continuous nature of the processes and the special circumstances affecting such classes, to extend thereto the foregoing special exceptions, and that such extension can be made without injury to the health of the children, young persons, and women affected thereby ;

Now I, the Right Honourable Richard Assheton Cross, one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, by this Order, made under Part 2 of the said Act, extend such special exception accordingly.

This Order shall come into operation on 1st January, 1879, and shall, unless previously revoked, continue in force until 31st December, 1882, and no longer. Home Office, Whitehall, 10th December, 1878.

Richd. Assheton Cross.

Schedule. (a) Textile factories wherein female young persons or women employed in a distinct department in which there is no machinery, commence work at a later hour than the men and other young persons, subject to the condition that all in the same department shall have their meals at the same time.

(6) Non-textile factories and workshops wherein is carried on the making of wearing apparel.

(c) Non-textile factories and workshops wherein there are two or more departments or sets of young persons, subject to the condition that all in the same department or set shall have their meals at the same time.

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