Nuisance Removal Committee

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Nuisance Removal Committee

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    • Nuisance Removal Committee; ?1867-1872

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      Abolished in 1872 when its functions passed to the Rural Sanitary Authority and the Urban Sanitary Authority, which were created under the Public Health Act of the same year.


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      Functions, occupations and activities

      Dealt with cases of pollution, foul drains, removal of rubbish, and other complaints regarded as a nuisance to the public. Invested with the authority to serve notices to individuals who were responsible for or created the nuisance. Assisted by the Inspector of Nuisances.

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      Rules and/or conventions used

      International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) - Ottawa


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          JBM How York Governs Itself; PLU/1/11/1

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