The Housing Handbook

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National Housing Reform Council, 1903 - 371 pages

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Page 71 - 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 4 - ... order so made in the manner and upon the persons in which and upon whom notices in respect of lands proposed to be taken compulsorily are required by this part of this Act to be served, except tenants for a month or a less period than a month.
Page 19 - ... in a state so dangerous or injurious to health as to be unfit for human habitation...
Page 71 - ... 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 ' drain...
Page 14 - ... it prevents proper measures from being carried into effect for remedying any nuisance injurious to health or other sanitary evils in respect of such other buildings...
Page 29 - ... a condition that the house is at the commencement of the tenancy, and an undertaking that the house will be kept by the landlord during the tenancy, in all respects reasonably fit for human habitation...
Page 76 - On the receipt of any information respecting the existence of a nuisance the local authority shall, if satisfied of the existence of a nuisance, serve a notice on the person by whose act default or sufferance the nuisance arises or continues, or, if such person cannot be found, on the owner or occupier of the premises on which the nuisance arises...
Page 12 - ... all corporations, tenants in tail or for life, married women seised in their own right or entitled to dower, guardians, committees of lunatics and idiots, trustees or feoffees in trust for charitable or other purposes, executors and administrators, and all parties for the time being entitled to the receipt of the rents and profits of any such lands in possession or subject to any estate in dower, or to any lease for life or for lives, and year or for years, or any less interest...
Page 9 - Act, 1845, with respect to the settlement of disputes by arbitration, shall be incorporated with this Act ; and in the construction of such provisions this Act shall be deemed to be the special Act, and "the company...
Page 47 - For the purposes of this act, 1. any premises in such a state as to be a nuisance or injurious to health; 2.

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