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A.D. 1877.

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

section ninety-one,
“not already under
“the operation of

any general Act
“ for the regulation

factories 66 bakehouses.” Section eight and the 10

following words in
section forty-eight,
“the Factory Acts,
6 1833

to 1874,

“ this Act, and in-
“cludes the Work-
shop Acts, 1867 to

1871, as amended
" by this Act, and”. 20


by 15


B I L L To consolidate and amend the Law relating to

Factories and Workshops.

(Prepared and brought in by

Mr. Secretary Cross
and Sir Henry Selwin-Ibbetson.)

Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed,

6 April 1877.

[Bill 123.]

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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

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