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Power to Secretary of State to allow period of employment

between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. in certain cases. 44. Power of working male young persons above 16 in lace

factories. 45. Power of working male young persons above 16 in bakehouses. 46. Substitution by Secretary of State of another half holiday for

Saturday. 47. Employment in Turkey red dyeing on Saturday up to 4.30 p.m. 48. CLAUSE A. Continuous employment of young persons, women,

and children in certain cases. 49. Giving half holidays and holidays on different days to different

sets of children, young persons, and women.
50. Employment of young persons and women by Jewish occu-

piers of factories or workshops.
51. Employment of Jews by Jews on Sunday.

(b.) Meal Hours.
52. Exception as to meal times being simultaneous, and as to

employment or remaining in room where manufacturing process is carried on during meal times.

(c.) Overtime. 53. Power to employ young persons and women for 14 hours a

day. 54. Power to employ for half an hour after end of work where

process is in an incomplete state. 55. Employment of young persons and women in Turkey red dyeing

and open air bleaching to prevent damage. 56. Employment of women for 14 hours a day to preserve perish

able articles.


(d.) Nightwork. 57. Employment of male young persons at night. 58. Employment in certain letter-press printing works of male

young persons over 16 at night. 59. Employment of male young persons at night, &c. in glass works. (4.) Special Exception for Domestic Factories and Workshops

and certain other Workshops. 60. Exception of domestic factories and workshops and certain

other workshops from certain provisions of the Act.

61. CLAUSE B. Exception for certain descriptions of flax scutch

mills from certain provisions of Act.

(5.) Supplemental as to Special Provisions. 62. Requirement of sanitary provisions as condition of special

exceptions. 63. Power to rescind order granting or extending exception. 64. Provisions as to order of Secretary of State under Part Two of

Act. 65. Provisions as to occupier availing himself of special exceptions

and registry of work under them.

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(1.) Inspection. 66. Appointment, payment, &c. of inspectors of factories, and

clerks and servants. 67. Powers of inspectors. 68. CLAUSE C. Restriction on entry of inspector into dwellings. 69. Certificates of appointment of inspectors.

(2.) Certifying Surgeons. 70. Appointment of certifying surgeons. 71. Regulations as to the grant of certificates of fitness. 72. Fees of certifying surgeons for examination of children and

young persons.

(3.) Miscellaneous. 73. Notice of factory to be given to inspector. 74. Regulation of hours by public clock. 75. Registers to be kept in a factory or workshop. 76. Affixing in factory or workshop of abstract of Act and notices. 77. Printing or writing and service of notices and documents, &c. 78. Inspection of weights and measures used in factories and


(4.) Fines. 79. Fine for not keeping factory or workshop in conformity with


Clause. 80. Penal compensation to person injured by want of fence to

machinery. 81. Fine for employing children, young persons, and women con:

trary to the Act. 82. Fine on parent for allowing child or young person to be

employed contrary to the Act, or neglecting to cause child to

attend school. 83. Forgery of certificates, false entries and declarations. 84. Fine on person committing offence for which occupier is liable. 85. Power of occupier to exempt himself from fine or

viction of the actual offender. 86. Restraint on cumulative fines.

(5.) Legal Proceedings. 87. Prosecution of offences and recovery and application of fines. 88. Appeal to quarter sessions. 89. Limitation of time and general provisions as to summary

proceedings. 90. Evidence in summary proceedings.




(1.) Definitions. 91. Factories and workshops to which Act applies. 92. Definition of employment and working for hire. 93. Definition of certified efficient school. 94. General Definitions. “ Child.” 66 Young person."

“ Woman. “ Parent.” “ Treasury.” “Secretary of State.' “ Education Department.” “Sanitary authority.” “ Person." " Week." “Nigbt.” “Prescribed.” “Summary Jurisdiction Acts." “ Court of summary jurisdiction.” “Mill-gearing.”

Special exemption of certain Trades. 95. CLAUSE D. Exemption of handicrafts in Schedule in private

houses. 96. CLAUSE E. Exemption of certain home-work.

(2.) Savings. 97. Saving as to liability of hirer of machine where not occupier. 98. Saving for person employed in repair of machinery or of factory

or workshop, or in process of curing fish.

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99. Application to factories and workshops of 38 & 39 Vict.

c. 55.

100. Construction of enactments referring to Factory or Workshop


(3.) Application of Act to Scotland and Ireland. 101. Temporary saving for employment of children under 10 and

children over 13 in Scotland and Ireland. 102. Certificates of birth for purposes of Act. 103. Application of Act to Scotland. 104. Application of Act to Ireland..

(4.) Repeal. 105. Repeal of Acts. 106. CLAUSE F. Exception for factories driven by water-power.




Factories or Workshops in which Employment of Young Persons

and Children is restricted.

1. Young persons and children in processes tending to destroy

health. 2. Children and female young persons in parts of glass works. 3. Girls under 16 in certain unsuitable employments. 4. Children in metal grinding and lucifer match making. 5. Child under 11 in fustian cutting.



Places forbidden for Meals.
Parts of factories or workshops in which by reason of th

special unhealthiness of the process children, young persons,

and women are forbidden to take meals.




Period of Employment. Employment of children, young persons, and women between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. in certain trades in which the customs or exigencies of the trade, either generally or in any particular locality, require it.


Meal Hours. Cases in which meals are allowed to be taken at different times by reason of the continuous nature of the process or of special

circumstances. Cases and extent to which persons are allowed during meal

time to be employed in the factory or workshop by reason of the continuous nature of the process or of special circumstances.


Overtime. Factories and workshops in which young persons and women

may be allowed to work for 14 hours a day under certain restrictions by reason of the material being liable to be spoilt by weather or of press of work arising at recurring seasons, or of liability to sudden press of orders from unforeseen events.


Additional Half Hour. Factories and workshops in which a child, young person, or

woman may be employed for an additional half hour where the process is in an incomplete state because the time for the completion of the process cannot, by reason of the nature thereof, be accurately fixed.


Overtime for Perishable Articles. Factories and workshops in which women may be employed

for fourteen hours a day by reason of the perishable nature of the materials which are the subject of the manufacturing process or handicraft.

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