The Public Health Act, 1875: And the Law Relating to Public Health, Local Government, and Urban and Rural Sanitary Authorities : with Introduction, Table of Statutes, Table of Reference to the Repealed Statutes, Table of Cases, Appendices of Statutes, and Index

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Contents

Rules as to resolutions of owners and ratepayers 320
lxxi
Bnral Authorities
lxxiii
THE PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 1875
xci
AUTHORITIES FOR EXECUTION OF
8
PART III
14
Clause Page 16 Powers for making sewers
17
Sewage to be purified before being discharged into streams
19
Alteration and discontinuance of sewers
23
Power of owners and occupiers within district to drain into sewers of local authority
24
Use of sewers by owners and occupiers without district
26
Power of local authority to require houses to bo drained into new sewers
27
Penalty on unauthorized building over sewers and under streets in urban district
28
district
30
sewage
31
Notice to be given before commencing sewage works without district
33
Local Government Board
35
As to earthclosets
36
Public necessaries
37
Scavenging and Cleansing liegulations as to Streets and Houses 42 Local authority to provide for cleansing of streets and removal of refuse 88
38
Penalty on neglect of local authority to remove refuse c
39
Power to provide receptacles for deposit of rubbish
40
Penalty in respect of certain nuisances on premises
41
Offensive Ditches and Collections of Matter 48 Provision for obtaining order for cleansing offensive ditches lying near to or forming the boundaries ...
42
Removal of filth on certificate of inspector of nuisances
44
Restriction on construction of waterworks by local authority
52
As to construction of reservoirs
53
Power of carrying mains
54
Power to supply water by measure
55
Penalty for injuring meters
56
G3 Powers of water company for supplying water to local authority
57
Water for public baths or trading or manufacturing purposes
58
Provisions for Protection of Water 68 Penalty for causing water to be corrupted by gas washings
59
Local authority may take proceedings to prevent pollution of streams
61
Regulation op Cellab Dwellings and LodgingHoises Occupation of Cellar Dwellings 71 Prohibition of occupying cellar dwellings
62
Penalty on persons offending against enactment
63
All common lodginghouses to be registered and to be kept only by registered keepers
64
Limewashing of houses
65
Evidence as to family in proceedings
66
Duty of local authority to inspect district for detection of nuisances
74
Local authority to serve notice requiring abatement of nuisance
75
On noncompliance with notice complaint to be made to justice
76
Power of court of summary jurisdiction to make order dealing with nuisance
77
Order of prohibition in case of house unfit for human habitation
78
Appeal against order
79
Power to sell manure c 60
80
Penalty for disobedience of order
83
Power of individual to complain to justice of nuisance
84
Power of officer of police to proceed in certain cases against nuisances
85
Local authority may take proceedings in superior court for abate ment of nuisances
86
Provisions of Act relating to nuisances not to affect other remedies
87
Byelaws as to offensive trades in urban district
92
Power to proceed where nuisance arises from offensive trade carried on without district
93
Power of justice to order destruction of unsound meat c
94
Search warrant may be granted by a justice
95
Infectious Diseases and Hospitals Provisions against Infection 120 Duty of local authority to cause premises to be cleansed and disinfected
96
Removal to hospital of infected persons brought by ships
97
Penalty on failing to provide for disinfection of public conveyance
99
Power of local authority to provide hospitals
100
Pretention of Epidemic Diseases
101
Power of Local Government Board to make regulations for prevention of diseases
102
Publication of regulations and orders
105
Local authority to see to the execution of regulations
106
Local Government Board may combine local authorities
107
Power of local authority to provide mortuaries
108
PART IV
109
Power of urban authority to agree as to making of new public roads
110
Regulation of Streets and Buildings
113
Vesting of streets c in urban authority
115
Exemption from expenses under last section of incumbent of church c
125
Power to declare private streets when sewered c to be highways 12
126
Power to purchase premises for improvement of streets
127
Power to regulate line of buildings
128
Penalty on persons letting houses making false statements as
129
Buildings not to be brought forward
130
Power to make byelaws respecting new buildings c Kll 158 As to commencement of works and removal of works made contrary to byelaws
136
Clause Page 161 Powers of urban authority for lighting their district
137
Power for sale of undertaking of gas company to urban authority
139
Public Pleasure Grounds
140
Urban authority may provide public clocks
142
Incorporation of provisions of 10 11 Vict c 14 as to markets
143
Power for sale of undertaking of market company to urban authority
149
Power to provide slaughterhouses
150
Incorporation of certain provisions of 10 11 Vict c 34 136
152
Urban authority may make byelaws for licensing horses boats
159
PART V
161
Power to purchase lands
165
Power to let lands 107
167
Regulations as to arbitration
168
Claims under twenty pounds may be referred to court of summary jurisdiction
172
1S3 Power to impose penalties on breach of byelaws
174
Evidence of byelaws
175
Officers and Conduct of Business ok Local Authorities Officers of Local Authorities 189 Appointment of officers of urban authority
176
Appointment of officers of rural authority
178
Offices tenable by same persons 1711
179
Officers intrusted with money to give security
180
Mode of Conducting Business 197 Urban authority to provide offices
182
Power of rural authority to delegate their powers and duties to a committee
183
Casual vacancies in committees may be filled 1st 204 Meetings and proceedings of committees
184
Inspectors may attend meetings of certain authorities 1S5 206 Local authority to report
185
PART VI
186
Mode of defraying expenses of urban authority 185
187
Making general district rate
188
Vict c 31
193
Assessment c of general district rate
199
Inspection of poor rate books for purposes of assessment
205
Proportion of private improvement rate may be deducted from rent
206
Highway Rate 210 Costs of repairs of highways
207
Certain acts not required to be done in case of highway rate made by urban authority
208
General Provisions as to Urban Rates 218 Estimate to be prepared before making rates
217
Publication and collection of rates
218
Rentcharges to be registered
229
Borrowing powers of joint boards and certain other authorities
232
Audit where urban authority are not a town council
233
Audit of accounts of rural authority
238
Taxation of bill of solicitor or attorney
239
PART VII
241
Summary proceedings for offences penalties
252
Restriction on recovery of penalties
253
Application of penalties
254
Proceedings in certain cases against nuisances 241 242
255
Summary proceedings for recovery of rates
256
Recovery of expenses by local authority from owners
257
Justices may act though members of local authority or liable to contribute
258
Appearance of local authorities in legal proceedings
259
Name of local authority need not be proved
260
Demands below 50Z may be recovered in county courts
261
Proceedings not to be quashed for want of form
262
False evidence punishable as perjury
263
Notice of action against local authority
265
Pobt Sanitary Authority 287 Constitution of port sanitary authority
266
Jurisdiction of port sanitary authority
267
Expenses of port sanitary authority
268
Proceedings for raising a sum for payment of doit within district of a defaulting authority
269
PART IX
270
Provisional Orders by Board 297 As to provisional orders made by Local Government Board
271
Costs of provisional orders
273
Clause Pafre 299 Proceedings on complaint to Board of default of local authority
274
Further provision for recovery of expenses
275
Power of Board to borrow to defray expenses of performing duty of defaulting authority
276
Becovery of principal and interest
277
MISCELLANEOUS AND TEMPOBARY PROVISIONS Miscellaneous 305 Entry on land for purposes of Act
279
Penalty on damaging works c of local authority
280
Compensation in certain cases to officers
287
Provision whero Improvement Act district or local government district becomes a borough
288
Substitution in other Acts of provisions of this Act for provisions of repealed Acts
289
Temporary Provisions 318 As to clerk and treasurer of certain authorities 319 As to special district rates 320 Division of expenses between landlord a...
290
291
291
PART XI
292
Saving for works and property of certain authorities and for navi gation and water rights c
293
Reference to arbitration in case of works not within preceding section
294
Claw Page
295
SCHEDULES
302
8
303
Returning officer
311
Declaration to be made by members
317
A Notice requiring abatement of nuisance
328
II Proceedings in case op Lapse of Local Board 822
333
Transfer of mortgage
334
O Votingpaper for poll taken under Schedule HI
340
Interpretation of terms
346
Application of penalties
352
Vict c 24
354
Charges
358
Vict o 41
361
Reenacted provisions 343
363
Expenses of local board 303
364
Interpretation of terms
369
Penalty for refusing information e
375
24
379
Size and weight of locomotives 879
381
Viot c 24
382
Board of Trade rules
389
Pale c oflands
396
THE THAMES NAVIGATION ACT 18J0
403
Instructions to lockkeeper c
411
Contracts
417
Incorporation of Lands Clauses Act
423
Appeal against order of local authority
429
Expenses of local authority
436
Confirmation of the improvement scheme
442
INCORPORATED CONSOLIDATION CLAUSES ACTS
449
THE TOWNS IMPROVEMENT CLAUSE8 ACT 1847
455
Slaughterhouses
461
Fires
468
Bathing
478
Protection of water
484
Supply of water
491
Contents
495
As to coupons
503
Repeal and consequential enactment
509
Objects terms and duration of loan
515
Supplemental provisions as to loans and securities
526
Temporary provisions and repeal
531
Powere of General Board of Health vested in Privy Council
535
Byelaws
539
Limit to extent of lands that may bo given
545
Local boards to put principal Act into execution
549
Expenses of Improvement Commissioners
551
Preliminary
555
Amendment of definition of alkali works
561
Proceedings against offenders
567
Interpretation in application to Ireland
573
Borrowing powers
577
Vict c i 1873
596
Index to the names of the places to wliich the Provisional Order Confirnia
603
REGULATIONS OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HOARD AS
605
Appointment
611
Tenure of office
617
249
627
Acts repealed 534
628
Notices
631
Power to borrow on mortgage
641
infectious disease 99
650
Erection of lodginghouses
654
2 253
672
Appointment
677
Local authority to repair fences
680
Tenure of office
687
Interpretation of common lodginghouse 66
688
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Page 552 - London, the town council of any borough for the time being subject to the act of the session of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, intituled " An Act to provide for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales...
Page 562 - 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 531 - ... deemed to have been served at the time when a letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course of post...
Page 566 - Where any matter or ingredient not injurious to health has been added to the food or drug, because the same is required for the production or preparation thereof as an article of commerce, in a state fit for carriage or consumption, and not fraudulently to increase the bulk, weight, or measure of the food or drug to conceal the inferior quality thereof.
Page 552 - Act passed in the session holden in the twentieth and twenty-first years of the reign of Her Majesty, intituled An Act to amend the Acts concerning the Municipal Corporations...
Page 118 - Works mentioned or referred to therein; and the Expenses incurred by them in so doing shall be paid by the Owners in default, according to the Frontage of their respective Premises...
Page 532 - rate " means a rate made during the continuance of this Act, the proceeds of which are applicable to public local purposes, and which is leviable on the basis of an assessment in respect of the yearly value of property, and includes any sum which, though obtained in the first instance by a precept, certificate, or other instrument requiring payment from some authority or officer, is or can be ultimately raised out of a rate as before defined...
Page 545 - England, in manner directed by an act passed in the session holden in the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of her Majesty Queen Victoria...
Page 71 - Any pool, ditch, gutter, watercourse, privy, urinal, cesspool, drain, or ashpit, so foul or in such a state as to be a nuisance or injurious to health.
Page 507 - Court that the register may be rectified ; and the Court may either refuse such application, with or without costs, to be paid by the applicant, or it may, if satisfied of the justice of the case, make an order for the rectification of the register, and may direct the company to pay all the costs of such motion, application, or petition, and any damages the party aggrieved may have sustained...

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