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J^tCAh GoVBRNHEST Acf AwNVMSKT AcT, 1861 (24 & 25 Vic. c. 01) :
Extracts from, ...... 478

I-rMAL Government (Irei^ind) Act, 1871 (34 & 36 Vic. c. 109) :

Extracts from, ... ... 1050

Lord LiEUTBNAifT :

Appointment of Poor Law Inspectors to be subject to approval of, 1 .*i4

General Rules to be approved by, . . .158

General rule disallowed at any time by Lord Lieutenant in

Council, to cease to have force, . . . .1 .58

Powers vested in Secretary of State, or in the Privy Council, in
regard to the execution of Sanitary Acts in England, vcstwl
in Loud Lieutenant, or in the Lord Lieutenant in Council, in
Ireland, • . 410,418

yi&y direct Poor Law Commissioners to cause inquiry to be
made in relation to matters conceruing the public bealtli, . 418

May, on default of Sewer or Nuisance Authority, appoint a

person to do what is required, . . . . 481>

May borrow money for the purpose, .... 1075

I.rsATirs:

GuanHans may pay the expense of conveying from wnrkhoufle

to atyluro, . . .117

Medical Officer of dispensary district to examine and certify,

whai summoned by the Justices for that purpose, . 210, 913, 914

Marriages:

Registration of, ...... oSr>

Provision as to marriages not coming within the Act 7 & 8

Vic. c 81, 537

Abstract of the number of marriages registered to be laid

annually before Parliament, . . . . * 541

Married Woman:

Having separate property liable for the maiutfiUMice of her

children aa if she were a widow, . • .40

Cost price of relief giv«n to her husband may be recovered from

her as if she were n/eme sole^ . . . .40

I^IasTKK or Mi«TR£88 :

Liable for the maintenance of domestic ser\-ant or apprentice in
h08|rftal, ....... 220

M a^jtkr of the Workhouse i

His duties, . . . . . . . 775

Accounts to be kept by, ..... 803

Forms of, ...... i522-830

Matron of the Workhousk:

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Medical, Charitiks:

Aft€r formation of union Commiasioiiers to inqaire into and to

report thereon to Secretary of State, . . .54

See "Committee of Management*" "Dispenaary District."

** Medical Commissioner.*' " Medical Inspectors.** ** Medical

Officer.** ** Medical BeUef," &c.

Medical Commissioner :

Appointment of, . . . * . . . ]$>

To be a practising physician or surgeon of not less than tesa

years* standing, . . . . . ^ V^h

Not to practise while he continues in office, . . .21)]

Medical Ixspkctors:

Being practising physieiann or surgeons may be appointed, . tfOl
Not to practise while they continue in office, . . .201

May summon and examine witnesses on oath, . . 211

May inspect dispensaries and attend meetings of Dispensary

Committees and Boards of Guardians, . . . 2I.'J

Medical Inspectors may act under Poor T^w Acts, and Poor

Law Inspectortt may act under Medical Charities Act, . 24:!

To assist ill carrying out the provisions of the SanitaTT Act,

1860, ." 243,417

See also " Inspectors (Poor Law).**

Medical Offickr of Dispensary District::

To be appointed by Committee, . . . 2(H

Salary to be fixed by Guardians subject to the Commissioners*

approval, . . . . ... . 20r»

May be removed by Commissioners, . . '. . 2(V»

To vaccinate all persons who nuiy come to him for the purpose,

subjectti) the regulations of the Commissioners, 208, 549, 551,885,917

To examine and certify as to dangerous lunatics when sum-
moned by the Justices for that purpose, . 210, 913, 914

To attend prisoners or inmates of bridewells or houses of cor-
rection, within his district, . . . . .210

To assist in carr^-ing out Commissioners* regulations under the

Sanitary Acts, . . . . . .417

To be remunerated for extra medical service in compliance with

regulations of the Commissioners under Public Health Acts, 417

May chargO for any medical service on board any ship or
vessel, under the directions and regulations of the Poor Law
Commissioners under the Diseases Prevention Act, . . 4^

Hay be employed by the Guardians to report on the sanitary
state of any part of the union, and remunerated out of the
common fund, ...... 46r»

To be Registrar of births and deaths for the district if willing
to accept the office, and qualified, .... 513

O n ceasing to hold office as Medical Officer to cease to be Registrar 5 1 .1

To make report of the number of cases vaccinated, 649, 885, 917

To make half-yearly report of the number of children not vac-
cinated, ...... 885,931

To give certificate of successful vaccination or of unfitness for
vaccination, ....... 552

Of insusceptibility of vaccine disease, . . . 5.'4

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5IEDICAL Officer of Disfexsabt District — ctmtitmtd.

DttUwof, 883

In regmid to medical relief, .... 883

In regard to vaccination, . . . . . 885

In regard to report book and returns, . . . 885
Not to give medical relief witlioat ticket, except in eases of

nrgency, ....... 912

AIkdical Officer of the Workhouse :

Qualifications of, ... . 741, 744, 740.

Duties of, ....... 782

Accounts to be kept by, ..... 801)

Forms of account, ...... 84.'t

Medical Reurf:

Cost of to be charged on tke poor-rates from day named in

declaration of di^nsary disUlcts, .... 20.'t

Parties authorised to give tickets for, . . . 20.'>

Not to be given without ticket, except in cases of urgency, . 912
iVre also '* Dispensary District," '' Medical Officer," &c
Mkdicines: ^

Circular as to medicines proper to be supplied to dispensary

districts, . . . . . ... 93^>

Do. Bo. Do. 034

I<ist of medicines proper to be supplied to disi)en8ary districts, . 93r>

Circular with additions to the above list, . * . . 94(»

Custody of poisonous medicines, .... 950

Contract for supplying medicines, .... O.*)!)

Midwife :

Circular as to the mode and circumstances under which services
of are to be made available, .... 948

Mi:(E.h :

Not rateable for seven years after opening, . . 262

Provisions of Nuisances Removal Acts not to extend to, . 44(>

Naval Service :

Guardians may, with the consent of the Commissioners, allow
boys to enter the naval service, and pay cost of outfit and
conveyance to the port, . . • . .615

XOMIXATION OF CANDIDATES FOR OfFICE OF GUARDIAJf :

Regulations as to, . . . • . . 64i»

Forms of, . . . • • . 674, 67r»

NoTiCR :

To be given of rate having been made before same is levied, . 50
Ofapi^ ....... 81

Of appointment of Chief Commissioner to be published in Dublin

Gazette, ....... 15;i

Of eviction from dwelling house to be given to Relieving Officer

forty-eight hours before the execution of the writ. . .168

Of rate-books being open for inspection during fourteen days

before the making of the rate, . . .191

Of appointment of additional Commissioners under the Medical

Charities Act to be inserted in the Dublin Gazette, . . 200

Of appeal against valuation lists, .... 265

Of rate hi Dublin to be given by Collector- 6enerat4>vadvier-

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Notice — continued.

To be given to keeper of common lodging house to regi8t«r> • 4^
Of election of Guardians, . . . . , f^
Form of, . . . . . , .CO
General Order prescribing tiie forma and mode in which the
notices of the pceparation and malung of rates ace to be pub-
lished, 8G

Nuisance :

jlxising from noxious trades, .... 306^ 4^

Definition of the word, .... 897, 4^, 4vl>>

By whom notice of to be given to .Nuisance Ajt^orit}', . i^ii

Proceedings lor removal or abatement of, . . 432,433

Forms of proceedings for removal or abatement of, . . 446

Nuisance Aitphority :

Definition of, . . . . . ... 396

On default of Nuisance Authority, chief officer of pofiee mar

take proceedings, .....'. :10*3
Duties of Nuisance Authority as to inspection, . . 39Jv

To require owner or occupier to cleanse and disinfect prenusee,

&c, libely to retain infection, .... 899

Proceedings on default of the owner, .... ii99
May provide a proper place and afl^ratus for disinfecting, . 4^)0
May provide carriages for conveyance of cases of contapotas

disease to hospital, ..... . 400

May provide a place for the reception of dead bodiea, . . 401

May lay down rules for removal of infectious eases brought by

any ship, to hospital, ..... 401

Incorporated, ...... 408.41*;

May appoint Committee of their own body, . . 429, -UH)

Sewer Authority to be the Nuisance Authority in Ireland, . 413
Description of, . . . . . .419

^lay execute Justice's order for abatement of nuljiances when

owner or occupier not known, .... 434

Mny take proceedings in case of house being so overcrowded aa

to be dangerous to health, . .447

Protected from personal liability in actions, . . .445

To keep in repair and free from pollution wells, fbtrntahis, and

pumps, vested in it, . . . • . .461

Nuisances Removal and Diseases Prevention Acts :

Poor Law Commissioners to be the Commissioners in Ireland for

executing Diseases Prevention Act, , . . 215, 45**

Definition of Nuisance Removal Acts, .... 305
Application of to Ireland, ..... 413

Expenses of executing, . . . . .413

See also '* Sanitary Acts."

Occupiers :

Rates to be made on, . . . . • .44

Not entitled to vote unless all rates made on them six months

before the time of voting are paid, . . . 62, 2^

Definition of, . . . . . . 90

Names of those for whom the immediate lessor is primarily
liable to be inserted in rate- book, . . . .191

On default of immediate lessor, rate mayDl|fizr<e«.^©^^ni, . 337



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OcrupiEEs — conltHUfd.

Bat the wb(de amount may be deducted from retit, . . 837

Oecupiers in boronghB under Municipal Corporations Act may

claun to be rated, . .346

Of tenements valued at £12 in counties and X8in borongbs may
daim to be rated, ...... 380

Officebs :

Commissioners may malce orders for appointment and removal

of, 3,21,23,143.203,205

Commissioners may regulate salaries or allowances of, . 22, 143

Salaries of to be charged on unions or electoral divisions, in pro-
portions fixed by Commissioners, ... 23, 143
Removed by Commissioners, not competent to fill any paid office

in the union, except by consent of the Commissioners, 23, 143

Not to be concerned in contracts for supplies, . . 68, 207

To be appointed by Local Authority for executing directions and
regulations of the Poor Law Commissionera under the Diseases
Prevention Act, ....*. 457

Commissioners' regulations as to the appointment and duties of
paid officers for the union, ..... 716

Mode of appointment, ...... 718

Qualification of, . . . . .718

Salaries of, ....... 720

Security of, ....... 721

Continuance in 'office and suspendon of, . . . 722

Supply of vacancies, ...... 722

Duties of the Clerk to the Guardians, . . . .724

„ Treasurer, . . . . .728

„ Collectors of Bates, .... 728

„ Officers of the workhouse, . . 730, 775

„ Relieving Officers, . . . .730

„ Officers with respect to the audit of the ac-

counts, ..... 733

Commissioners* regulations for the appointment of paid officers

of dispensary districts, ..... 882

Qualification of Dispensary Medical Officer, . . . 883

Duties of Dispensary Medical Officers —

As to medical relief, ..... 883

As to vaccination, ...... 885

As to reports and returns, ..... 885

1>RI>F.RS :

May be made by Commissioners for the government of work-
houses, &c., and for the guidance and control of officers,
*c., 2, 143, 157

Written or printed copies to be sent to the Guardians, or their
clerk, and to clerks of Petty Sessions, ... 4

To be preserved by clerks to Guardians and clerks of Petty Ses-
sions, who are to give publicity to them, and allow copies to
betaken, ....... 5

Not to be removed by certiorari into any Court, except the

Queen's Bench, ...... 84

To continue in force until declared illegal by the Court, . 8 1

If quashed. Commissioners to notify same to aU unioM to wluch

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l^ealed or stamped with the seal of the Board, to be received as
evidence without further proof, . . . 88. GST

Not valid nnkse sealed, .... . ^

Include general rules, ...... 00

May be issued by the Commissonera to authorize relief in food
out of the woi^house, in case the workhouse is full or unfit by
reason of contagious disease for the reception of destitute poor, 1 f.'

To be made by Commissioners for adjustment of liabilities and
indemnification for loss of property on change of boundaries
of union or electoral division, . . . .177

For forming or altering dispensary districts, or establishing
general rules in relation thereto, . . . 202, 20i^

OuPHAN AND Deserted Children :

Guardians to have same authority as parents in case of children
under 16 without a parent, relieved in a workhouse, except-
ing as regards religious denomination, . . . 222

Guardians, godfathers, and godmothers, to have same right of
objecting, in regard to the religious education of a child, the
religion of whose parents is not known, as the parents would have, 224

Guardians empowered to place orphan and deserted children out

at nurse, up to the age of ten years, .... 244

No child to be placed with a person who does not profess the
same religion, ...... 244

General Order of the Commissioners relating to the relief of, out

of the workhouse, ...... 73S

Duties of Relieving Officers as to, . . . . 73;^

Mode of charging the expenses of the relief of orphan and
deserted children out of the workhouse, . . . 739

PARLIAMEJrrARY FRANCHISE AcTS :

Extracts from 13 & 14 Vic. c. 69, . . . . ;Wy

„ I6&17Vic. c. 58, . . . . 3i«

„ 27 & 28 Vic c. 22, . . . .383

„ 81 & 32 Vic c 49, . . . .387

„ 81 & 82 Vic c 112, . . . .390

Paupers :

Disfranchisement of, ..... 346,381

Admission of to workhouse, . . . . . 75U

Classification of, .... . .757

Discipline of, . . , . , . . .762

Punishment of, for misbehaviour, . . . .767

1*KNALTIE8 :

On clerks to Guardians and clerks of Petty Sessions for neglect-
ing to preserve orders of Commissioners, or refusing inspec-
tion, or to allow copies to be taken, .... 5

For giving false evidence, or refusing to give evidence, or neglect-
ing to attend in obedience to summons of Commissioners. 8, 161, 212

For not permitting persons affected by rate to take copies or
extracts, . . . . . . .50

On Guardians, officers, and wardens if concerned in contracts
for supplies, . . . . . . 69,207

May be reduced by the Judge, except in cases of actions
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P KN ALTIES — cotUinutd.

Commissioners, Inspectors, or Justices may summon parties for
recovery of, . . . . . . .74

On officers, for wilfully disobeyinfi; orders of the Gnardians in
carrying orders of the Commissioners or proyisions of the
Act into execution, ...... T^

For embezzlement, waste, or misapplication of the property of

the union, ....... 7.'»

For disobedience to orders of the Commissioners, . 75

May be recovered by distress and sale, . . 7f>

Application of, ...... 77

Appeal against to be made within four months, 79

For refusing to permit copies or extracts from valuation to be takeu , 112
For forwarding false statement of claim to vote, or forging,
falsifying, or fraudulently altering voting paper, proxy,
nomination, or refusal to serve as Guardian, or for carrying
ufT. defacing, or destroying any such papers, . . ] 22

Forexecuting writ of eviction without notice to the Relieving Officer, 1 72
On solicitor, who is a member of the Board of Guardians, acting

professionally for or against the Board, . . .230

For neglect of duty under Valuation Acts, . . 276, 287

For exacting excessive costs of distress, . . . 805

For refusing to give copy of charges for distress, . . 307

For neglecting to attend when summoned by Justice in any

matter under the Dublin Rates Collection Act, . 339

For giving false evidence, ..... 340

Application of, . . . . . .340

On Cleric of Union for neglecting to attend meeting or election

under Municipal Corporation Act, .... 3G(i

For neglect of duty under Parliamentary Voters Act, . 378, 379

For offences under Sanitary Acts, 893, 899, 400, 402, 406, 406, 407, 408,

• 412, 413, 416, 434, 438, 439, 442,
443, 469, 461, 467, 473, 474, 475
For offences under Common Lodging Houses Act, . 482, 486, 489
Under the Bakehouse Regulation Act, . . 492, 494

Under the Worlsshop Regulation Act, . 497,498,499

Under the Act for Registering Births and Deaths, . . 629

Under the Act for Registering Marriages, . . . 543

Under Vaccination Acts, .... 555, 556

Under Burial Grounds Acts, . . . 563, 564

On persons employed in removing Irish poor, for wilfully desert-
ing any person named in Ihe warrant, . . . 506
For removing women and children to Ireland as deck passen-
gers, between Ist October and 31st March, . . . 59(»
On Master of Workhouse for refusal to receive poor person
removed under warrant from Scotland, . . . 608
Pknsioxers :

Repayment of relief to Chelsea and Greenwich out-pensioners and

to their families, . . / . . . . (lOil

PoucE :

May, under the direction of the Lord Lieutenant, take proceed-
ings for the removal of nuiMinces, on default of the Nuisance
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Appolnttd auisUnto ta Relieving Oflieer in the dto c t toa ti
Goardiutf, ...... .64:*

Poor Law Commissioners:

*See " Commissioners of Poor Law.**

Poor Rkmotax. Acnt :

An Act to amend the Laws rdating to the Removal of Poor

Persons bom in SwitiMid, Ireland, the Ifkoidiof Mm, SoiUr.

Jersey, or Guenuev, and ohMgeable t» En^aad (8 & 9 ¥i&

c. 117), . * 5H>

An Act to amend the Laws relaitiag to the EeaoTtl of the P«er

(9 A 10 Vic c 68), 588

An Act to amend the Laws regarding the BeiMvial of the Poor,

&c (24 & 25 Vic. c. 55), 591

An Act to Amend the Law relating to the Reaoxial of Poor

Penions to Ireland (24 & 25 Vic. c. 76), . . . 59:t

An Act for the further Amendment of the Law relaiing to

the Removal of Poor Persens, nativee of Ireland, from Eiog-

Und (26 & 27 Vic. c. 89), :/J5

An Act to provide for the better Dietribotion of the Charge for

the ReUef of the Poor in Unions (28 & 29 Vic c. 79%

extracts, ....... 60:;

An Act for the Amendment and better Adniinistrati«n of the

Laws relating to the Relief of the Poor in ScoiUmd (eatiaets), 602
An Act to amend the Law relating to the Removal of Poor

Persons from England to Scotland, and from Scotland to

EngUnd and Irdand (25 & 26 Vic c. 118), . QOT*

Sfe abo ^* Removal of Irish Poor.*'

Pouter of tub Workhocsk :

His duties, ....... 781

Privy Council:

May make rules for the treatment of persens affected with con-
tagious disease, and for the proA-ention of the sfxead of disease
on the waters of the United Kingdom and the high seas within
three miles of the coast, . . .411

May issue order for pntting Diseases Prevention Act into force, 455

Prosecutions :

Guardians may pay expenses inciured in prosecutions for offences
against the Poor Law Acts, . . . .117

And under the Vaccination Act^ . . . 549, 557

PuoxT :

May be appointed by rate-payer to vote iu respect of property
not in his actual occupation, . . . . . <il

Api)ointment to remain in force until revoked. . .61

Not entitled to vote until a statement of particulars of claim and
the original or an attested copv of his appointment shall have
been lodged, ...... 62, 121, 227

Appointment may be revoked at any time, . . . 22H

No person to vote m proxy for more than twvntr ownets, 228

Regulstioiis as !o appointment of, . . * . . 64.'?

Form t»f uppoiutmeiit of, ... . 660, GCtil

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PuDLic Hkalth At% 1848 (U & 12 Vic c. G3) :

Extracts from, . . . . ^ . . . 468

I'imhiimkkt:

Of pafiip«r for refusing to be lodged and maintained in ivork-
honse, or absconding therefrom while his wile or child is
maintained therein, . . .43

For refusing to work, drunkenness, or insubordination, . 43
For disobedience to the rules of the Commisskmers, or other

roisbehavi'>ur in workhouse, . . . .48

For introducing spirituous or fermented liquors into the
workhouse, ...... 48

For deserting or wilfully neglecting to maintain wile or diUd, . 14H
Forbegging in any public place, . ^ . . 148

For going from the union in which resident to some other union
for the purpose of obtaining reUel, .... 148

For inoculatiug with small-pox, .... 5o'.)

Of paupers for misbehaviour, ..... 767

Qt'ALlFIOATIOX :

Of elective Guardians, . . . . . 12,181

Of ca;-o]?fcib Guardians, . . . . 14,181

Of members of Dispensar}' Committee, . . . 208

Statement showing the value fixed as the qualification for the

office of elected Guardian in the several unions, . . 703

Of officers of the union, . . . . .718

Of Dispensary Medical Officers, . . . .888

Of Medical Officers of the workhouse, . . 719, 741, 744, 74G

Persons disqualified for the office of Guardian —

Persons in holy orders and regular ministers of any rcli-

giona denomination, . . . . ' . 12, 14

Persons who have been convicted of felony, fraud, or per-
jury, or who have been adjudged liable to forfeiture for
being concerned in contract for supplying the workhouse, 1 20
Paid officers engaged in the administration of the laws for

relief of the poor or under the Medical Charities Act, . 281
Persons who having been paid officers shall have been dis-
missed within five years previously, . . .231

KaTKAULB HKBEmTAMERTS;

Description of, ...... 45,202

Provision as to rating unoccupieil buildings, . . 225

KentreoeiTable for property wMch is exempt from rating, 184, 28(>

ir.vTK Book:

After signature, to be evidence of the truth of particulars con-
tained in it, ....... 33G

Form of, ...... ^,858,860

Tobeopenfor inspection fourteen daysbeforethemakingof the rate, 191
Names of occupiers for whom the immediate lessor is primarily

liable to be inserted, . . . *. 191

To be produced in case of coiitrovers}- as to right or qualifica-
tion of any person to votte or act under the Municipal Cor-
porations Act, ...... B6G

May be in^cted and exttacts taken by registered voters and

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Ratb-paykrs:

Definition of, ..... . . ^n

Entitled to rote in election of Guardians, . .58

Joint rate-payers— proportion of votes, . . . 0>

May appoint proxy to vote in respect of property not in their
actual occupation, ..... . €1

Not entitled to vote in election of Guardians in respect of pro-
perty not in their actual occupation, or to give additional vot«
in respect of beneficial interest until they shall have lodged a
statement of particulars of claim, . . 61,121,2^7

Claim to vote not to continue in force more than five years, . ^i^
Not to vote in respect of a greater amount of rait thap the
rateaSle value of the property, .... 229

Not incompetent witnesses in proceedings for penalties under
the Act, ...... . :«

May vote in any electoral division or ward in which they have
paid or are Uable to rate, . . . 96,2:^2

Ratrs:

Raised under the Act, not to be applied to any purpose not ex-
pressly provided for, . , . . . . ;2)

To be made by Guardians, .... . +4

Regard to be had, in making, to the amount chargeable to each

Sectoral division, ...... 44

Exemptions from, ..... 4.5, 2>^

To be a poundage-rate on the net annual value, . . 46

Notice of having been made to be given before being levied, . 50
Persons affected by rate may take copies or extracts, . 50, 331

Payable to Collector by occupier, and on his default by subse-
quent occnpier, . . • . . o1, 209
Warrants for the collection of to be issued by the Gnardians to
the Collectors, ...... 52

Deduction to be made by occupier from his rent on account of
rate paid by him, . . . . . 54,185

Deduction to be made on account of rate by a person receiving

rent, and also paying rent in r^pect of rated premises, , 54
Deduction to be made from tithe on account of, . . 55

How to be recovered after the expiration of two months, . 5(>

Where the person paymg rent and costs is not primarily liable,

he may deduct the whole amount from his rent, . . 'A

Receipt for to be accepted by rent-receiver as money, , . 50*

No deduction for to be made from rentchargeby way of jointure
or for lives, ....... 57



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