Law Relating to Public Health and Local Government

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Butterworth's, 1872 - 844 pages
 

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Contents

Disinfecting Premises
529
Carriages for conveyance of Infected Persons
530
Š ð Removal of Sick to Hospitals 7 Mortuary Houses
531
Ditches Drains
532
New Sewers
537
Construction of Sewers and Provision of Wells and Pumps by Church wardens and Overseers in Populous Parishes
544
Fouling Water with Gaswashings
546
Exposing for Sale Meat unfit for food
547
Noxious Trades and Manufactures
551
Removal of Manure and Refuse
552
Overcrowded Dwellinghouses
553
Cellar Dwellings 515 522 526 529 530 531 531 532 535
554
CHAPTER III
556
Legal Procedure
557
Penalties
558
Appeals
559
Protection of Local Authority and their Officers 556 558
561
SEWAGE UTILIZATION 1 Sewer Authorities
563
Committees of Sewer Authorities
565
Rates in Drainage Districts
566
Special Drainage Districts
567
Union of Sewage Districts
569
Powers of Sewer Authorities
570
Distribution of Sewage
572
PART VI
579
Officers of Health
585
APPENDIX OF STATUTES
593
An Act for the better Prevention of Diseases 14th August 1855
646
An Aet to amend and make perpetual The Public Health Act 1858
702
CHAPTER IV
705
An Act to amend the Public Health Act 1848 and to make further pro
715
An Act to amend the Nuisances Removal and Diseases Prevention Act 1860
721
An Act for facilitating the Distribution of Sewage Matter over Land
735
Division of Districts into Wards
742
An Act to amend certain provisions in the Sanitary and Sewage Utilization
745
565
777
Appointment of Officer of Health
778
House Drainage Sewerage and Purification
779
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786
569
793
570
803
574
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Page 713 - means the Act of the session of the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of her present Majesty, chapter forty-three, intituled, " An Act to facilitate the performance of the duties of justices of the peace out of sessions within England and Wales with respect to summary convictions and orders," inclusive of any Acts amending the same.
Page 596 - ... place and keep in repair fences and posts for the safety of foot passengers...
Page 569 - means any drain of and used for the drainage of one building only, or premises within the same curtilage, and made merely for the purpose of communicating therefrom with a cesspool or other like receptacle for drainage, or with a sewer into which the drainage of two or more buildings or premises occupied by different persons is conveyed : "Sewer" includes sewers and drains of every description, except drains to which the word
Page 613 - ... on account of any defect or want of form in the summons, conviction, warrant of distress, or other proceeding relating thereto, nor shall such party be deemed a trespasser
Page 617 - And be it enacted, that full compensation shall be made out of the general or special district rates to be levied under this Act (z), to all persons sustaining any damage by reason of the exercise of any of the powers of this Act...
Page 568 - ... (that is to say) — Words importing the singular number shall include the plural number, and words importing the plural number shall include the singular number : Words importing the masculine gender shall include females : The word
Page 237 - By the general law applicable to running streams, every riparian proprietor has a right to what may be called the ordinary use of the water flowing past his land ; for instance, to the reasonable use of the water for his domestic purposes and for his cattle, and this without regard to the effect which such use may have, in case of a deficiency, upon proprietors lower down the stream.
Page 127 - Commission appointed to inquire into the best mode of distributing the Sewage of Towns, and applying it to beneficial and profitable uses.
Page 540 - Questions arising at any meeting shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present ; and in case of an equality of votes the chairman shall have a second or casting vote.
Page 237 - Subject to this condition, he may dam up the stream for the purpose of a mill, or divert the water for the purpose of irrigation. But he has no right to interrupt the regular flow of the stream, if he thereby interferes with the lawful use of the water by other proprietors, and inflicts upon them a sensible injury.

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