Sessional Papers Volume 11

Sessional Papers Volume 11

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...Winmua CBUNDALn-, W ha igh to put the Department to the trouble of formal evidence, and with "M5 View, if You think I e vs no w ' fa th _ well to direct the withdrawal of the summonses, "'9 hl'bY undemke " 'me e "W8 W. C. & C" T I 4766--4 Mr. Talbot added that Messrs. Crundall 6: . Co. thought the law, 'as applied this particular machinery, w" a mistaken law, but they did not feel in a position to dispute their legal liability. The I_Iome Offioe had no alternative in the matter and were bound to enforce the law. l'hey were prepared, with a large body of evidence, to support the prosecution. In the view of_ the Home Office, it was far from_ being the case that the protection suggested was either unnecessary or inconvenient. Phey were of opinion that it was very nec, and that it could be done without any of the consequences which Messrs. Criindall Si. Co. lLl'll'il0lpM;Qfi_ All he had to do was to prove the fact that the machinery was dangerous, and_ that it was not fenced. He might just say, in justification of their action, and show that they were obliged to come there, that they had repeatedly called the attention of the firm to this matter. The Inspector had, on more than one occasion, visited the factory, and called the attention of those there to the unfenoed condition of the saws. He asked for only a. nominal penalty and the payment of the costs, which came to about 50. The Clerk. having consulted the magistrates, said the Bench were of opinion that the case was not so much one for imposing a penalty, as insisting on compliance with the Act. Mr. Talbot: I claim that I have proved that an ofience has been committed. The amount of the pemlgy is another matter. The magistrates...show more

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  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 835g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236901037
  • 9781236901033