HL Deb 10 December 1926 vol 65 cc1517-8

Clause 1, page 3, line 23, leave out from ("shall") to the end of the clause and add ("as soon as practicable after he has become aware thereof, notify the occupier of the premises on which the nuisance exists, and, if that notification was not in writing, shall, within twenty-four hours after he has become aware of the nuisance, confirm the notification in writing")

Clause 1, page 3, line 28, leave out from ("of") to ("for") in line 29 and insert ("smoke of such colour, density, or content as may be prescribed by the byelaws, and where such byelaws are in force the emission of smoke of the character so prescribed")

Clause 1, page 3, lines 35 to 37, leave out subsection (2).

Clause 5, page 5, line 7, after ("heating") insert ("or cooking")

Clause 5, page 5, line 22, after ("may") insert ("cause an inquiry to be held, and, if satisfied from the result of such inquiry that the local authority have failed to carry out their duties adequately, may")

Clause 5, page 5, line 39, after ("every") insert ("county council or other").

Clause 9, page 6, line 1, leave out from ("ship") to end of clause and insert ("habitually used as a sea-going ship, or affect the enactments in force at the commencement of this Act with respect to smoke nuisance and smoke consumption in any such ship")

Clause 9, page 6, line 6, at end insert the following new clause:

Powers of local authorities to conduct researches.

(".—(1) A local authority may undertake or may combine with other local authorities in undertaking investigations and researches into problems relating to atmospheric pollution and the abatement of smoke nuisances, and may contribute towards the cost of similar investigations and researches undertaken by other bodies or persons.

(2) The Minister of Health may, for the purposes of this section, make rules prescribing restrictions or conditions subject to which powers conferred by this section may be exercised.") line 25 leave out ("three") and insert ("four") line 31, at end insert ("Provided that in the application to London of such other provisions of this Act as aforesaid the Expression 'local authority' shall mean the sanitary authority within the meaning of the Public Health (London) Act, 1891, save as otherwise in this Act provided") line 35, leave out ("January") and insert ("July").


My Lords, I beg to move that the remaining Commons Amendments be agreed to.

Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendments.—(Viscount Gage.)

On Question, Motion agreed to.