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PUBLIC LIBRARY LEGISLATION.

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ENGLAND.

Table of Amendments made by Public Libraries Act, 1892. ... .

Public Libraries Act, 1892-

Section 1. Extent and Application of Act . .

, 2. Limitations on Expenditure.

3. Proceedings for Adoption .

4. Act to be Ěxecuted by Library Authority

5. Constitution of Commissioners in Parish ,

6. Rotation of Commissioners.

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7. Meetings of Commissioners.

8. Proceedings of Commissioners to be Recorded .

9. Vestries of Neighbouring Parishes may Combine . . . :... 13

10. Power to Annex Parish to Adjoining District

11. Provision of Libraries, Museums, and Schools of Science

and Art . .

12. Acquisition and Disposal of Land . .

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13. Power to Grant Charity Land . . . .

14. Vesting of Property . . . . . .

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15. General Management .

16. Power to make Agreements for use of Library .
17. Power to Accept Parlian

rliamentary Grant .

18. Expenses-How Defrayed

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19. Borrowing-Provisions of Public Health Act, 1875, as to
Borrowing Powers .

25, 147
20. Accounts and Audit–Local Government Board's Order as

to Accounts in a Parish .

21. Application of Act to City of London .

22. As to Metropolitan Districts.

23. Vestry of District Board in London may Appropriate Lands

24. Adjustment of Interests on Termination of Agreement

25. Saving for Oxford .

26. Constitution and Proceedings of Vestry .

27. Definitions . .

28. Repeal of Acts

.. 29. Saving as to Local Acts . .

30. Commencement .

. 31. Short Title .

First Schedule. Regulations for Ascertaining Opinion of Voters :

Second Schedule. Acts Repealed . : : : : :

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TECHNICAL EDUCATION LEGISLATION.

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Technical Instruction Act, 1889—

Section 1. Power to Supply or Aid Technical Instruction . . . 103

2. Provision for Entrance Examination .

105

3. Parliamentary Grants in Aid of Technical Instruction. 105

4. Local Authorities.

105

5. Audit of Accounts of Aided Schools

105

6. Audit of Accounts of Urban Sanitary Authority . .

7. Application of Act to Ireland, .

106

8. Meaning of Technical and Manual Instruction .

9. Act not to Extend to Scotland .

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107

. 10. Short Title .

107

Notes on the Working of the Technical Instruction Act. . . . . 107

Local Taxation (Customs and Excise) Duties Act, 1890—

Section 1. Application of English Share. ..

113

Technical Instruction Act, 1891–

Section 1. Explanation of Powers of Local Authority as to Technical

Instruction .

115

, 2. Application of Balances . .

115

3. Definition of Technical Education:

116

is 4. Short Title and Construction. .

116

Notes on the New Fund Available for Technical Education.

116

Technical and Industrial Institutions Act, 1892—

Section 1. Short Title ..

121

2. Definition of Institution.

121

3. Governing Body .

121

4. Land Clauses Acts Incorporated . . .

121

5. Power to take Land by Agreement

121

6. Conveyance may be by way of Sale, etc.

122

7. Conveyances by Limited Owners .

122

. 8. Institution to be Public . .

122

, 9. Site may be Sold or Exchanged . .

123

, 10. Application of Mortmain Act .

123

. 11. Act not to Extend to Scotland

Technical Schools (Scotland) Act, 1887

Section 1. Short Title and Construction .

2. Commencement and Extent of Act

124

3. Power for School Board to Provide Technical School

124

4. As to Resolution for Establishment of the School

125

5. Conditions under which Schools are to be Conducted.

6. Conduct of Schools .

7. Duties and Powers of School Board

8. Combination of School Boards

126

, 9. Transfer of Existing Schools .

126

.. 10. Admissibility of Scholars .

127

11. Schools to be deemed Public .

127

12. Definitions .

Technical Instruction Amendment (Scotland) Act, 1892–

Section 1. Powers of Local Authority as to Contribution for Technical

Instruction

127

„ 2. Schools, etc., to which Contributions, etc., may be made. 128

, 3. Application of Balances . .

128

4. Interpretation of Terms . . .

129

Sections 5 and 6. Saving and Short Title . . .

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PUBLIC LIBRARIES ACT, 1892.

A TABULATED STATEMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL ALTERA

TIONS MADE BY THE ABOVE ACT.

Section 1. The term “ Urban District” is new.
Section 2. The words “or addition to a rate” are new, and also the term

"financial year". Section 6. The retirement of Commissioners was settled formerly by the

Vestry and by ballot. Under this Section the Commissioners themselves decide either by agreement or ballot as to their retirement.

In Sub-section 3 the words “from the date when the office

became vacant" are new. Section 9. The provision in Section 14 of the Act of 1855 that the Vestries

might agree as to the erection of a Public Library or Museum, or both, in any one of the Parishes is omitted.

The same Section provided for the appointment of not more than three Commissioners by each Vestry. This number

is extended to six. Section 10. The words “or near” are new, and the Vestry of each Parish

may appoint six instead of three Commissioners. Section 11. The power to purchase and hire “buildings " is omitted, as

the word "land" includes buildings in certain cases.

In Sub-section 3 the power to grant the use of a Lending

Library to “outsiders” is new. Section 12. The power to apply the proceeds of the sale, etc., of land to

any purpose to which capital money may be applied is new.

Sub-section 4 of this Section is new.
Section 15. The word “periodicals” is omitted in Sub-section 1.

In Sub-section 3 the power to appoint a Committee is more

explicit. Section 16. The Parishes referred to need not now be adjoining.

In Sub-section 1 the word “ Periodicals” is omitted, and also the provision that the inhabitants of each of the Parishes

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