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Southall-Norwood 1903

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southall-Norwood]

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Food and Drugs Act.
Number of samples of food sent to Public Analyst 58
Found adulterated 2
Offensive Trades.
No offensive trades as Scheduled in the Public Health Act, are
carried on in the District.
Infant Life Protection Act.
There are no licensed premises under this Act in the District.
No application made during the year.
Contagious Diseases Animals Act.
No outbreak reported duiing the year.
Petroleum Act.
One License granted—a renewal.
Adoptive Acts in Force.
(1) Infectious Diseases (Notification) Act, 1889.
(2) Infectious Disease Prevention Act. 1890.
(3) Public Health Amendment Act, X890.
The Bye-Laws of this Authority recently revised are based on the
Model Bye-Laws of the Local Government Board, and relate to—
(1) Cleansing of earth privies, ashpits and cesspools.
(2) For the prevention of Nuisances arising from snow, filth,
dust, ashes and rubbish, and for the prevention of the
keeping of animals on any premises, so as to be injurious
to health.
(3) Relating to common lodging houses.
(4) New Streets and buildings.
(5) Slaughter houses.
(6) With respect to houses let in lodgings, or occupied by
members of more than one family, a register of which is
now kept.
(7) Regulations as to dairies, cowsheds and milk shops.
It will be apparent from the foregoing tables that Mr. Baxter
has done a great amount of very useful work during the year. He
has been most diligent, painstaking and impartial in the performance
of the duties of his office.
I am, Gentlemen,
Your obedient Servant,