Legislation relating to the Coal Industry

Scope and Content

Bound copies of coal industry legislation kept on file by the National Coal Board. Includes Checkweighers Act (1894), Truck Act (1896), Workmen's Compensation Act (1897), Factory and Workshop Act (1901), Workmen's Compensation Act (1906), Notice of Accidents Act (1906), Census of Production Act (1906), Trade Dispute Act (1906) and Coal Mines Acts, 1887-1937.


An artificial arrangement has been imposed on this series.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the National Coal Board in 1968 and 1978.

Custodial History

This series is made up of material deposited by the National Coal Board. This series has been brought together from the following accessions: DNCB/26/R566, R570 (acc. no: U1968/2448) and DNCB/32 (acc.no: 1978/17). The previous reference number for each item is listed in its individual catalogue entry.