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Session and Chapter.
Title of Act.
38 & 39 Vict. c. 55.
The Public Health Act, 1875
39 & 40 Vict. c. 79. - | The Elementary Education Act, 1876
The following words in
factories 66 bakehouses.” Section eight and the 10
following words in
1871, as amended
B I L L To consolidate and amend the Law relating to
Factories and Workshops.
(Prepared and brought in by
Mr. Secretary Cross
Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed,
6 April 1877.
Under 9 oz.
HEREAS doubts have arisen with respect to the true meaning A.D. 1877.
of certain provisions of the Factors Acts, and it is expedient to remove such doubts and otherwise to amend the said Acts, for
the better security of persons buying or making advances on goods, 5 or documents of title to goods, in the usual and ordinary course of mercantile business :
Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal,
and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the 10 authority of the same, as follows:
1. In this Act, the expression “the principal Acts” means the following Acts, that is to say:
The Act of the 4th Geo. IV. (1823) c. 83.
The Act of the 6th Geo. IV. (1825) c. 94. 15 The Act of the 5th and 6th of Her Majesty (1842) c. 39.
And the said Acts and this Act may be cited for all purposes as the “Factors' Acts, 1823 to 1877.”
2. Where any agent or person has been intrusted with and Amendment continues in the possession of any goods, or documents of title to of law with
respect to 20 goods, within the meaning of the principal Acts as amended by secret revo
this Act, any revocation of his entrustment or agency shall not prejudice or affect the title or rights of any other person or agency. who, without notice of such revocation, purchases such goods,
or makes advances upon the faith or security of such goods or 25 documents. 3. Where any goods have been sold, and the vendor or any With respect
to vendors person on his behalf continues or is in possession of the goods,
permitted or of the documents of title thereto, any sale, pledge, or other to retain
documents disposition of the goods or documents made by such vendor or
of title to 30 other person so continuing or being in possession, shall be as valid goods.
cation of entrustment