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[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]
Sheep Scab Order, 1920.—No case of this disease occurred
in the Borough during the year.
The Sheep Scab Order, 1928.—(Adopted by the Council).—
During the year, 123 sheep were allowed into the area under
Licences for Slaughter.
The Regulation of Movement of Swine Order, 1922.—
Under this Order, 1,788 pigs for slaughter were admitted into
this Borough during the year. All notices of such movements
have, as far as practicable, been followed up.
Foot and Mouth (Regulation of Movement) Order, 1933.
—By an Order of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Essex
became a controlled area on 11th January, 1933.
The Order was removed as from midnight on 18th—19th
During this period, Licences were granted by your Chief
Sanitary Inspector for the movement of 83 cattle. 225 sheep, and
221 pigs to destinations for immediate slaughter.
Tuberculosis Order, 1925.— Routine quarterly inspections
were carried out by your Veterinary Surgeon and Chief Sanitary
No instance has arisen calling for mention.
Poisons and Pharmacy Act, 1908.— No licences were
issued during the year.
FACTORY AND WORKSHOP ACT, 1901.
The following tables show the work done under the Act during
1.—INSPECTION OF FACTORIES, WORKSHOPS AND
Including Inspections made by Sanitary Inspectors or Inspectors of Nuisances.
|Inspections.||Written Notices.||Occupiers Prosecuted.|
|Factories (Including Factory Laundries.)||464||12||Nil.|
|Workshops (Including Workshop Laundries.)||306||4||Nil.|
|Workplaces (Other than Outworkers' premises.)||108||10||Nil.|