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where disease not communicable
exterior of the Lody with the same and stopping all orifices with absorbent cotton; the body shall then be encased in a sound coffin or casket and enclos d in a strong outside wooden box all of which shall be done by a licensed embalmer or a competent embalmer approved of by the health officer.
Transportation "103. The bodies of persons having died of disease not contagious, infectious or communicable may be received for transportation when encased in a sound coffin or casket and enclosed in a strong outside wooden box, provided they reach their destination within thirty hours from the time of death. "(2) If the body cannot reach its destination within thirty hours from the time of death, it shall be prepared for shipment as required by section 102.
Embalming when required
As to persons or articles
"104. In cases of contagious, infectious or communicable accompanying diseases the body must not be accompanied by persons or articles which have been exposed to the infection of the disease unless certified by the health officer as having been properly disinfected; and before selling passage tickets railway agents shall carefully examine the transit permit and note the name of the passenger in charge and of any others proposing to accompany th body and see that all necessary precautions have been taken to prevent the spread of the disease.
In certain cases notice to be sent by telegraph to health
officer at destination
Requirements for transportation
"(2) The transit permit in such cases shall specifically state who is authorised by the health officer to accompany the remains;
"(3) In all cases where bodies are forwarded under section 102, notice must be sent by telegraph to the health officer at destination, advising the date and train on which the body may be expected; this notice shall be by or in the name of the health officer at the initial point and is to enable the health officer at destination to take all necessary precautions at that point.
"105. Every dead body must be accompanied by a person in charge who shall be provided with a passage ticket and also present a full first-class ticket marked "corpse" for the Transit permit transportation of the body and a transit permit showing
Transit permit must be in duplicate
physician's or coroner's certificate, health officer's permit for removal, undertaker's certificate, name of deceased, date and hour of death, age and place, of death, cause of death and if of a contagious, infectious or communicable disease, the point to which the body is to be shipped, and, when death is caused by any of the diseases specified in section 101, the names of those authorised by the health officer to accompany the body; the transit permit must be made in duplicate and the signature of the physician or coroner, health officer and undertaker must be on both the original and duplicate copies; the undertaker's certificate and paster of the original shall be detached from the transit permit and pasted on the coffin box.
"(2) The physician's certificate and transit permit shall be How handed to the passenger in charge of the corpse; the whole duplicate copy shall be sent to the official in charge of the baggage department on the initial line and by him to the health officer of the municipality from which said shipment was made.
"106. When dead bodies shall be shipped by express the Shipment whole original transit permit shall be pasted on the outside box and the duplicate forwarded by the express agent to the health officer of the municipality from which said shipment was made.
tion of disin
"107. Every disinterred body dead from any disease or Transportacause shall be treated as infectious or dangerous to the public terred bodies health and shall not be accepted for transportation by any railway company unless said removal has been approved by the board and the consent of the health authorities of the locality to which the corpse is consigned has first been obtained; all such disinterred remains shall be enclosed in a hermetically sealed (soldered) zinc, tin or copper lined coffin or box.
"(2) Bodies deposited in receiving vaults shall be treated As to bodies and considered the same as buried bodies except when originally receiving prepared by a licensed embalmer as directed in sections 101 and 102 provided shipment takes place within thirty days from time of death; after thirty days the casket or coffin containing said body shall be enclosed in a hermetically soldered coffin or box.
"108. The forms in use by the Canadian Pacific Railway Forms to Company in the Province of Saskatchewan for the transportation of dead bodies with such variations therefrom or additions thereto as are required by this Act shall be hereafter used for the purposes of this Act."
An Act to amend The Public Highways Act.
[Assented to January 3, 1913.]
[IS Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan enacts as follows:
1. Subsection (1) of section 2 of The Public Highways Act is hereby amended by substituting for the words "the minister of public works" the following: "the member of the Executive Council to whom for the time being is assigned by the Lieutenant Governor in Council the supervision of the administration of this Act."
An Act to amend The Steam Boilers Act.
[Assented to January 3, 1913.]
IS Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the
1. Paragraph 1 of section 2 of The Steam Boilers Act is repealed and the following is substituted therefor:
"1. The expresson 'boiler' does not include boilers used for heating water for domestic purposes or generating steam solely for heating private dwelling houses which carry less than fifteen pounds pressure or railway locomotives belonging to and operated by a railway company incorporated under a Dominion charter or steamboat boilers but means and includes steam heating boilers over twenty horse power in public buildings, office blocks, stores, hotels, apartment blocks where there are more than two families living or other buildings used for public purposes or in which the public from time to time congregate and also includes all other steam boilers or battery of boilers and every part thereof or thing connected therewith and all apparatus and things attached to or used in connection with any such boiler."
2. Paragraph 6 of section 2 of the said Act is amended by inserting between the words "means" and "an" in the first line thereof the words "the provincial chief inspector of steam boilers or."
3. Section 3 of the said Act is amended by inserting before the word "inspector" in the fourth line thereof the word "chief" and by adding thereto the following subsection:
"(2) No person shall be appointed an inspector unless he is a British subject, has had at least four years' experience as a practical machinist or boilermaker, is the holder of a Saskatchewan first class engineer's certificate and has passed a satisfactory examination before a board of examiners composed of inspectors or such other persons as the minister may direct.
4. Subsection (3) of section 11 is amended by adding between the words "boilers" and "used" in the first line thereof the words "not exceeding twenty horse power."
5. Subsection (4) of said section 11 is amended by striking out all the words therein after the word "number" in the second line thereof.
6. Subsection (1) of section 12 of the said Act is repealed and the following is substituted therefor:
"12. Upon completion of his inspection the inspector shall issue to the owner of the boiler an inspection certificate and the owner shall pay the inspector for such inspection and the issue of such certificate a fee of $5 for each boiler not exceeding 75 horse power and a fee of $10 for each boiler exceeding 75 horse power:
"Provided that the fee for the inspection of and the issue of an inspection certificate for a heating boiler carrying less than 15 pounds pressure but exceeding 20 horse power shall be $3."
7. Section 14 of the said Act is amended by striking out the word "stationary" in the second line thereof and further by striking out the figure (2) at the commencement of subsection (2) thereof and substituting therefor the words "provided that."
8. Subsection (2) of section 15 is amended by striking out the words "and the subsequent sale of such rebuilt boilers" where they appear in the fourth and fifth lines thereof and also the words "and the subsequent sale thereof" where they appear in the fifth and sixth lines thereof.
9. Section 20 of the said Act is amended by adding thereto the following subsection:
"(2) Any person inserting a solid plug in place of the fusible plug referred to in the preceding clause or who otherwise tampers with the fusible plug in such manner as to render it inoperative in case of low water or any person who operates or being the owner allows to be operated a boiler not provided with an efficient steam gauge shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty of not less than $10 and not more than $50 and if the person found guilty of such offence is an engineer his certificate may be suspended or cancelled at the discretion of the minister."
10. Section 22 of the said Act is repealed and the following is substituted therefor:
"22. On the occurrence of an explosion of any boiler notice thereof shall be sent at once by telegraph to the minister by the owner or by some person acting on his behalf stating the precise locality as well as the number of persons killed or injured; and after the explosion of any such boiler no part or parts of the same shall without the written permission of an inspector be removed or their positions altered by any person except to rescue injured persons or to remove the bodies of persons killed.