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broken up into subjects, and treated with groups of analogous Acts in a series of chapters; the settlement of disputes under several Acts has been treated in a separate chapter ; and penalties have been dealt with in tabular form in an Appendix.
The author has allowed himself some freedom of discussion of the more experimental parts of certain recent Acts.
Pains have been taken to bring the book up to date and to ensure accuracy, but slips and omissions are very likely to have occurred, and the author will be grateful for the help of his readers in discovering them.
Industrial legislation before 1867—General conclusions.
tion by Statutory Orders : (1) Statutory Orders made without
contract–Substance of contract-Individual and collective
Length of hiring and of notice to leave-Variation of terms-
reasonably competent and careful—To submit to necessary dis-
of Trade Boards—Ascertainment of Trade opinion-Minimum
Introductory - Common law position - The Employers' '
Liability Act, 1880 — Scope of the Act — Special defence-
Maximum compensation-Notice of claim-Workmen's Com-
pensation Acts, 1897 and 1906—Persons included under the
Act of 1906—Basis of claim-Excepted injuries—Meaning of
accident - Accidents arising out of the employment-
Double claim injuries—Formalities-- Proceedings—Compensa-
Employment in factories and workshops—Meaning of child '-
- Education of half-timers Children and machinery
factories other than domestic factories—(6) In workshops and
Appointment and duties of inspectors— Powers of inspectors-