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Truck Act,1896.

Ch. 44, 45.


area, may by order under his band grant an exemption from those provisions in respect of the persons engaged in that trade, business, branch or department, either generally or within that area.

(2.) The Secretary of State may at any time amend or revoke any such order.

(3.) Every order made under this section shall be laid as soon as may be before both Houses of Parliament, and if either House within the next forty days after the order has been so laid before that House resolves that the order ought to be annulled, the order shall, after the date of that resolution, be of no effect, without prejudice to the validity of anything done in the meantime under the order or to the making of a new order.

Duties of Inspectors10. Sub-section two of section thirteen of the Truck Amendment Act, 188750 & 51 Vict. c.46. (which relates to the duty of inspectors) shall apply in the case of a laundry, and in the case of any place where work is given out by the occupier of a factory or workshop, or by a contractor, or sub-contractor, in like manner as it applies in the case of a factory.

Commencment11. This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January Commenceone thousand eight hundred and ninety- seven.

Short title and construction.12. This Act may be cited as the Truck Act, 1896; and the Truck Acts, 1881 and 1887, and this Act shall be construed fraction, together as one Act and may be cited collectively as the Truck Acts, 1831 to 1896.


An Act for abolishing the Court of the Vice-Warden of the Stannaries.

[14th August 1896.]

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:

Abolotion of Vice-Warden's Court1.—(1.) On the commencement of this Act the Court of the Vice-Warden of the Stannaries shall cease to exist, except for the purpose of continuing and concluding proceedings pending in that court at that date, and as from that date all jurisdiction and powers of the said court and its officers shall, except as aforesaid, be transferred to and vested in such of the county courts as the Lord Chancellor may by order direct, and be exercised subject to and in accordance with rules of court for regulating the procedure in county courts.

(2.) Provision may be made by order of the Lord Chancellor—

(a) for determining by, to, or before what officer, or in what office, may be done anything required to be done by, to, or before any officer or in any office of the said court of the Vice- Warden;
(b) for transferring to a county court any proceedings pending in the said court at the commencement of this Act;
(c) for determining the place of sitting for the exercise of any jurisdiction transferred by this Act;