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(b) The temporary exceptions that may be allowed, so that A.D. 1928. establishments may deal with exceptional cases of

pressure of work.

These regulations shall be made only after consultation with 5 the organisations of employers and workers concerned, if any such organisations exist. These regulations shall fix the maximum of additional hours in each instance, and the rate of pay for overtime shall not be less than one and one quarter times the regular rate.

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Article 8.-In order to facilitate the enforcement of the
provisions of this Convention, every employer shall be required
(a) To notify by means of the posting of notices in con-
spicuous places in the works or other suitable place, or
by such other method as may be approved by the
Government, the hours at which work begins and ends,
and where work is carried on by shifts, the hours at
which each shift begins and ends. These hours shall
be so fixed that the duration of the work shall not
exceed the limits prescribed by this Convention, and
when so notified they shall not be changed except with
such notice and in such manner as may be approved
by the Government.

(b) To notify in the same way such rest intervals accorded
during the period of work as are not reckoned as part
of the working hours.

(c) To keep a record in the form prescribed by law or regula-
tion in each country of all additional hours worked in
pursuance of Articles 3 and 6 of this Convention.

It shall be made an offence against the law to employ any 30 person outside the hours fixed in accordance with paragraph (a), or during the interval fixed in accordance with paragraph (b).

Article 14.-The operation of the provisions of this Convention may be suspended in any country by the Government in the event of war or other emergency endangering the national 35 safety.

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Presented by Mr. Hayday, supported by

Mr. Mackinder, Mr. William Thorne,
Mr. Thomas Shaw, Mr. Broad, Mr. Buchanan,
Mr. Robert Wilson, Mr. Robinson and Mr. Palin.

Ordered, by the House of Commons, to be Printed, 10 February 1928.

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MEMORANDUM.

The object of this Bill is to amend certain provisions contained in Part II. of the Housing Act, 1925, relating to the making by local authorities and the confirmation by the Minister of Health of improvement and reconstruction schemes, and the determination of the amount of the compensation payable in respect of properties compulsorily acquired by local authorities for the purposes of such schemes under the said Act. The provisions in Part II. of the Housing Act, 1925, are re-enactments of provisions contained in earlier Housing Acts repealed by the 1925 Act.

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Amend certain provisions in Part II. of the Housing A.D. 1928. Act, 1925, relating to improvement and reconstruction schemes.

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E it enacted by the King's most Excellent 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, 5 as follows:

1. This Act may be cited as the Housing Act (1925) Short title Amendment Act, 1928, and shall be construed as one and conwith the Housing Act, 1925, herein referred to as the struction. principal Act. The principal Act and this Act may be 10 cited together as the Housing Acts, 1925 and 1928.

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2. The following section shall be substituted for Duty of section thirty-five of the principal Act, namely:

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rity to make schemes for

35.-(1) Where an official representation is made to a local authority as respects any area in improvethe district of the authority either

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certain

(a) that any houses, courts, or alleys areas.
within the area are unfit for human habita-
tion; or

(b) that the narrowness, closeness, and
bad arrangement, or the bad condition of
the streets and houses or groups of houses
within the area, or the want of light, air,
ventilation or proper conveniences, or any

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