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Wheat Milling.




presents an address to His Majesty praying that the A.D. 1928. regulations or any part of them may be annulled, they shall thenceforth be void, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder or to 5 the making of new regulations.

11. In this Act, unless the context otherwise Interpretarequires

The expression "Minister " means the Minister of
Agriculture and Fisheries;


The expression authorised official " means an
official appointed by the local authority for
the purpose of this Act.


12. This Act shall apply to Scotland subject to Application the following modification:

References to the Minister shall, except in the provisions of this Act relating to joint action by the Minister and the Board of Agriculture for Scotland, be construed as references to the Board of Agriculture for Scotland.

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to Scotland.

13. (1) This Act may be cited as the Home- Short title, Grown Wheat Milling Act, 1928.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on the first day of January, nineteen hundred and twenty-nine, or on such other later day, not being later than nine 25 months from that date, as the Minister and Board of Agriculture for Scotland jointly shall by regulation appoint.

(3) This Act shall not apply to Northern Ireland.

commencement and extent.

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To encourage the production of wheat by compulsory milling of certain proportions of home-grown wheat by millers.

Ordered to be brought in by

Major Braithwaite, Colonel Sir Arthur Holbrook,
Colonel Ruggles-Brise, Mr. Dixey,

Mrs. Philipson and Mr. Forrest.

Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 18 April 1928.

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To be purchased directly from

H.M. STATIONERY OFFICE at the following addresses:
Adastral House, Kingsway, London, W.C. 2;

120, George Street, Edinburgh; York Street, Manchester; 1,St. Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff; 15, Donegall Square West, Belfast; or through any Bookseller.

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1. Limit of working hours in industrial employments. 2. Authorised exceptions.

3. Overtime.

4. Provisions for facilitating enforcement of Act,


Determination of questions.

6. Penalties and proceedings.

7. Application of Act.

8. Orders and regulations to be laid before Parliament.

9. Power to refer matters to industrial court.


Power to suspend Act in cases of emergency.

11. Exercise of powers of Minister.

12. Interpretation.

13. Application to Scotland.

14. Short title, commencement and extent. SCHEDULE.




Limit the hours of work in industrial


WHEREAS at Washington on the twenty-eighth day

of November, nineteen hundred and nineteen, a general conference of the International Labour Organisation of the League of Nations adopted a draft convention 5 containing the articles set forth in the Schedule to this Act, and it is expedient having regard to the said draft convention that the provisions hereinafter contained should have effect:

Be it therefore enacted by the King's most Excellent 10 Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

A.D. 1928.

1. (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Limit of 15 working hours of persons employed in any industrial working undertaking (exclusive of recognised intervals for meals hours in or rest) shall not exceed eight in any day or forty-eight employin any week.

(2) For the purposes of this Act the expression 20 "industrial undertaking" means any undertaking or branch or department of an undertaking wholly or mainly engaged in any of the following operations :

(a) Mining, quarrying, and other works for the
extraction of minerals from the earth:



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