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St Pancras 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]

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Held, that the connection did not make the pipe under house A a sewer
within the meaning of ss. 101 and 250 of the Metropolis Management Act, 1855.
Held, further, that, even if the connection had been made without authority
the present plaintiffs, not being purchasers for value, could get no higher
rights than the original owner had as against the public; and the pipe would
still remain a drain.
A notice under ss. 83 of the Metropolis Management Act, 1855, had been
served upon the plaintiffs by the defendants.
Held, that it had been wrongly served (assuming that the connection had
been wrongfully made), because the plaintiffs were not the persons who had
made the connection originally.
Silles v. Fulham Borough Council (1903), 1 K.B. 829, discussed.
(J.P. Reports of the 11-G-1904, Vol. lxviii.)



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Date of Report, 1914.Date of Committee and Page on Minutes.SUBJECT.
Vol. 4
Jan. 13thJan. 13th,p. 80Upon the London County Council (General Powers) Bill, 1904.
„ 27th„ 27th,p. 102Upon the utilization of the unused Hospitals of the Metropolitan Asylums Board at Darenth as Sanatoria for Consumptives.
Feb. 15thFeb. 17th,p 137Upon the Cleansing of Persons Act, 1897.
Mar. 9thMar. 9th,p. 182Upon the number of samples taken in St. Pancras under the Sale of Food and Drugs Acts.
„ „„ „p. 184Upon the Administration of the Sale of Food and Drugs Acts, and especially the adulteration of Milk.
„ „„ „p. 189Upon the control over the wholesomeness of Milk supplied to the public.
„ „„ „p. 193Upon the mortality of sucklings.
„ 30th„ 30th,p. 230With regard to giving Notice before proceeding under the Tenement or Lodging House By-laws.
Apr. 27thMay 18th,p. 289Upon the rapidity and facility with which Milk can be approximately tested for added water and abstracted butter fat.
June 15thJune 15th,p. 305Upon openings in the Ceilings of Underground Bakehouses.
July 6 thJuly 6th,p. 349Upon Direct Stallboard Ventilation in Underground Bakehouses.