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15. It shall not be lawful to let or suffer to be occupied as a bakehouse, or to occupy as a bakehouse, any room or place which was not so let or occupied before the first day of June, 1883, unless the following regulations are complied with :
(1). No water closet, earth closet, privy, or ash pit shall be within or communicate directly with the bakehouse;
(2). Any cistern for supply water to the bakehouse shall be separate and distinct from any cistern for supplying water to a water closet;
(3). No drain or pipe carrying off fæcal or sewerage matter shall have air opening within the bakehouse.
Any person who lets or suffers to be occupied, or who occupies any room or place as a bakehouse in contravention of this section shall be liable, on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding forty shillings, and to a further fine not exceeding five shillings for every day during which any room or place is so occupied after a conviction under this section.
16. When a court of summary jurisdiction is satisfied on the prosecution of an inspector or a local authority that any room or place used as a bakehouse, whether the same was or was not so used before the passing of this act, is in such a state as to be on sanitary grounds unfit for use or occupation as a bakehouse, the occupier of the bakehouse shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding forty shillings, and on a second or any subsequent conviction, not exceeding five pounds.
The court of summary jurisdiction, in addition to or instead of inflicting such fine, may order means to be adopted by the occupier within the time named in the order, for the purpose of removing the ground of complaint. The court may, upon application, enlarge the time so named, but if, after the time originally named is enlarged by subsequent order, the order is not complied with, the occupier shall be liable to a fine not exceeding one pound for every day that such non-compliance continues.
17.-(1). As respects every retail bakehouse, the provisions of this part of this act and of sections 3, 33, 34, and 35, of the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, which relates to cleanliness, ventilation, overcrowding, and other sanitary conditions, shall be enforced by the local authority of the district in which the retail bakehouse is situate, and not by an inspector under the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878; and for the purposes of this section the medical officer of health of the local authority shall have and exercise all such powers of entry, inspection, taking legal proceedings, and otherwise, as an inspector under the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878.
(2). If any child, young person or woman is employed in any retail bakehouse, and the medical officer of the local authority becomes aware thereof, he shall forth with give written notice thereof to the factory inspector for the district.
(3). An inspector under the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, shall not, as respects any retail bakehouse exercise the power of entry and inspection conferred by that act, unless he has notice or reasonable cause to believe that a child, young person or woman is employed therein.
18. This act shall be construed as one with the Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, and in this act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
The expression “white lead factory” includes every factory or workshop in which the manufacture of white lead is carried on.
The expression “retail bakehouse” means any bakehouse, or place, the bread, biscuit or confectionery baked in which are not sold wholesale, but by retail in some shop or place occupied together with such bakehouse.
The expression “local authority” means, as respects the city of London and the liberties thereof, the commissioners of sewers; as respects the parishes and districts mentioned in the Schedules A and B, annexed to the Metropolis Management Act, 1855, and any parish to which the said act may be extended by order in council in manner in the said act provided, the vestries and district boards elected under the said act; and as respects any urban sanitary district, the urban sanitary authority; and as respects any rural sanitary district, the rural sanitary authority, within the meaning of the Public Health Act, 1875.
Conditions of Obtaining Certifieate.
(1). The stacks and stoves in the factory must be efficiently ventilated.
(2). There must be provided for the use of the persons employed in the factory sufficient means of Irequently washing hands and feet with a sufficient supply of hot and cold water, soap, towels and brushes.
(3). There must be provided in addition for the use of women employed in the factory, sufficient baths, with a sufficient supply of hot and cold water, soap, towels and brushes.
(4). There must be provided for the use of persons employed in the factory (but not in any part of the factory where any work is carried on) a proper room for meals.
(5). There must be provided for every person working at any tank an overall suit with head covering, and for every person working at any white bed, a respirator, or covering for the mouth and nostrils, and head covering, and for every person working at any dry stove or rollers, an overall suit with head covering, and a respirator or covering for the mouth and nostrils.
(6). There must be accessible to all persons employed in the factory a sufficient supply of acidulated drink.