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7 Vict. c. 15.

Factories.

Factories. 7 Vict. c. 15.

Under the column headed “ Time" the periods of the day that each child at. tends school shall be stated, as thus, from nine to twelve, or from two to five, or any other time, as the case may be; and all the children employed in the same factory who attend school before one of the clock in the afternoon shall be entered together, distinct from those who attend school after one of the clock.

The time when each child attends school shall be stated in the column for each day, in the handwriting of the schoolmaster; and no certificate shall be valid unless the schoolmaster shall, in his own handwriting, subscribe to it his christian and surname in full.

In the case of any child who has been absent from school, the letter (A) shall be inserted under the day or days of absence, and the cause of absence shall be inserted in the column headed “ Causes of Absence," so far as the same can be ascertained; and when any day has been a holiday at the school, the word "Ho. liday" shall be entered in the column of the day.

All school certificates, if given on loose sheets, shall, as soon as received, be fixed in a book, to be called “The School Certificate Book," in the order of their respective dates. Copies of the above forms may be bound together in a book for each factory.

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The register shall contain the names of every young person employed in the factory, to be entered successively when engaged to work, whether for the first time, or, after having left, when re-engaged to work.

Factories. 7 Vict. c. 15.

At the beginning of this register shall be inserted1. The name of the occupier or firm. 2. The name of the factory, the place, township, parish, and county where it is stated, and the post-office to which the occupier desires his letters to be directed.

3. The patare of the work carried on. 4. The nature of the moving power, the whole amount of horse power of the steam-engine or water-wheel, and also the amount of horse power employed by the oaupier or firm.

5. The clock by which the employment of the workers in the factory is regulated. Every alteration in any of the above particulars shall be inserted immediately after the alteration shall have been made.

6. The holidays and half holidays which shall have been given in conformity with this act shall be recorded together in a distinct place in this register.

1. The dates when the whole of the factory, if done at one time, and the seteral parts if done at different times, shall have been limewashed or painted in oil, and, when painted in oil, the dates of their having been washed as required by this act, and the names and residences of the persons by whom the factory was limewashed or painted in oil, shall be recorded in a distinct place in this register within six days after they have been so limewashed, painted, or washed; and this declaration of the times of limewashing, painting, and washing shall be signed by the mill occupier or his principal agent.

&. The visits of the certifying surgeon to the factory shall be recorded in this register in the manner following:

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If the surgeon shall be told that there is no child or young person in the factory to be examined at the time of his visit, he shall insert in this column the word

+ If none be granted, he shall insert the word “ None.”

* None."

Factories.

7 Vict. c. 15.

FORM FOR THE RegistER OF CHILDREN. (To be kept in those factories only where children under thirteen years of age are

employed). Names of the Children employed in this Factory before Twelve o'Clock at Noon,

or the Morning Set.

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Names of the Children employed in this Factory after One o'Clock in the

Afternoon, or the Afternoon Set.

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This register shall contain the names of every child under thirteen years of age employed in the factory, to be entered successively when engaged to work, whether for the first time, or, after having left, when re-engaged to work.

If any child be removed from the morning set to the afternoon set, or vice Factories. terra, the name of such child must be entered as a new comer in the register for the set to which it is removed, and the number of its certificate of age must be

7 Vict. c. 15. placed against its name, but no new certificate shall be required for such child.

If the mill occupier desires to change the time of working of the two entire sets of children at stated periods, (as, for instance, to make a change every month, so that the children who worked in the morning one month shall work in the after. noon the next month, and vice versa for the other children, alternately through. out the year), it will not be necessary to enter the names of the children anew, but the mill occupier or his agent shall only be required to make and sign the following declaration, in addition to the other details hereinbefore required:

1. The children entered in this register as belonging to the morning set work

in this factory before twelve o'clock, and not after one o'clock, on and
after the first Monday of the months of --

January, March, May, July, September, and November;
and after one o'clock, and not before twelve o'clock, on and after the first
Monday of the months of -

February, April, June, August, October, and December.
The children entered in this register as belonging to the afternoon set work
in this factory after one o'clock, and not before twelve o'clock, on and
after the first Monday of the months of -

January, March, May, July, September, and November ;
and before twelve o'clock, and not after one o'clock, on and after the first
Monday of the months of —
February, April, June, August, October, and December.
Signature of

Occupier or agent.

When a change in the time of working of the two entire sets of children is made at other stated periods allowed by this act, the necessary alterations shall be made in the above declaration, to the satisfaction of the inspector or sub-inspector of the district.

In any silk factory in which children above eleven years of age are employed more than seven hours in any one day, a register of the names of such children shall be kept in the above form, distinct from the register of the names of the children ubo are employed in the morning and afternoon sets.

In all mills where more than twenty children or young persons are employed in alphabetical index shall be kept, according to the first letter of the surname, of the names of all the children and young persons employed in the factory, adding to each name the number of the last certificate under which the age of the child or young person is employed, or, if more than sixteen years of age, the letters XVI.

All the forms contained in this schedule (B) which shall apply to any particu. lar factory may be bound together in one book, except the alphabetical index of reference hereinbefore referred to.

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