Dwellings of the Poor in London; With Special Reference to the Working of the Metropolitan Building ACT, &C

Dwellings of the Poor in London; With Special Reference to the Working of the Metropolitan Building ACT, &C

By (author) 

List price: US$10.78

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...any constable or other person to do all acts for removing or abating the nuisance condemned or prohibited, and charge the costs to the person. Sec. 16. In any place within the jurisdiction of a nuisance authority, the chief officer of police within that place, by direction of a principal Secretary of State, on its being proved to his satisfaction that the nuisance authority has made default in doing its duty, may institute any proceeding which the nuisance authority might institute with respect to the removal of nuisances. '(3) For their inspection and the keeping the same in a cleanly and wholesome state, 1 (4) For enforcing therein the provision of privy accommodation and other appliances and means of cleanliness in proportion to the number of lodgings and occupiers, and the cleansing and ventilation of the common passages and staircases. '(5) For the cleansing and lime-whiting at stated times of such premises a penalty of 20s. may be imposed on default, but the regulations must be confirmed by a Secretary of State.' Sec. 36. Where two convictions of overcrowding, or occupation of a cellar as a dwelling, shall have taken place witbin three months, whether the persons so convicted are or not the same, Justices may order closing for such time as necessary. Sec. 49. Where complaint is made to a Secretary of State that a Local Authority has made default in enforcing the provisions of the Nuisance Removal Acts, the Secretary of State, if satisfied on inquiry as to the alleged default, shall make an order limiting a time for the performance of its duty; and if such duty is not performed by the time limited, the Secretary shall appoint some person to perform the same, and direct the expenses, with a reasonable remuneration to the person...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236749138
  • 9781236749130