Bakehouse Regulation Act 1863

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1863 c. 40
Anno Regni VICTORI, Britanniarum Regin,Vicesimo Sexto & Vicesimo Septimo. An Act for the Regulation of Bakehouses.

(26 & 27 Vict.) C A P. XL.

[13th July 1863]

'WHEREAS it is expedient to limit the Hours of Labour of young Persons employed in Bakehouses, and to make Regulations with respect to Cleanliness and Ventilation in Bakehouses:' Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

S-1 Short Title.

1 Short Title.

1. This Act may be cited as ‘TheBakehouse Regulation Act, 1863.’

S-2 Interpretation of Terms.

2 Interpretation of Terms.

2. For the Purposes of this Act the Words herein-after mentioned shall be construed as follows; that is to say,

‘Local Authority’ shall, as respects any Place, mean the Persons or Bodies of Persons defined to be the Local Authority in that Place by the One hundred and thirty-fourth Section of the Act passed in the Session holden in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter One hundred and twenty, or by the Nuisances Removal Acts herein-after mentioned; that is to say, as toEngland , by the Act passed in the Session holden in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter One hundred and twenty-one, as amended by the Act passed in the Session holden in the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter Seventy-seven; as to Scotland , by the Act passed in the Session holden in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter One hundred and three; and as to Ireland , by the Acts passed, the one in the Session holden in the Eleventh and Twelfth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter One hundred and twenty-three, and the other in the Session holden in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter One hundred and eleven:

‘Bakehouse’ shall mean any Place in which are baked Bread, Biscuits, or Confectionery, from the baking or selling of which a Profit is derived:

‘Employed,’ as applied to any Person, shall include any Person working in a Bakehouse, whether he receives Wages or not:

‘Occupier’ shall include any Person in possession:

‘The Court’ shall include any Justice or Justices, Sheriff or Sheriff Substitute, Magistrate or Magistrates, to whom Jurisdiction is given by this Act.

S-3 Limitation of Hours of Labour of Persons under 18 Years of Age.

3 Limitation of Hours of Labour of Persons under 18 Years of Age.

3. No Person under the Age of Eighteen Years shall be employed in any Bakehouse between the Hours of Nine of the...

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