HC Deb 20 July 1897 vol 51 c639

The Secretary of State may, by order, subject to the conditions as to the making of an order under Section six of the Cotton Cloth Factories Act 1889, make regulations for the protection of health in cotton cloth factories, and may thereby require any additional readings of the thermometers, and make any consequential alterations in the schedules to that Act, and the regulations when made shall have effect as if embodied in that Act.

MR. GRANT LAWSON (Yorkshire, Thirsk and Malton)

, in the absence of Mr. ASCROFT (Oldham), moved after the word "regulations," to insert the words for the purpose of giving effect to such of the recommendations contained in the report, dated the seventeenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, of the Committee appointed by the Secretary of State on the twenty-eighth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-six, to inquire into the working of the Cotton Cloth Factories Act 1889, as he may deem necessary. Amendment agreed to; Clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

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