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Noxious trades were those such as tanneries and soap makers, the products or pollution from which are regarded as health risks, or offensive by reason of smell, effluent etc. In C19 legislation and other references, noxious trades are sometimes included under the more general heading of "nuisances."CreationSydney Corporation Act 1842, s92.
Council granted authority to make by-laws for regulating nuisances including slaughterhouses, soap factories, tanneries etc.
Municipalities Act 1858 s72 (Councils other than the City of Sydney): power to make bylaws for the regulation of noisome and offensive trades.
Sydney Corporation Act 1879, ss51, 224.
Council to appoint an Inspector of Nuisances, granted authority to make by-laws to regulate [noxious trades].
Start date1st November 1842End date1st November 1842Relationship legacy dataRELATED TO: Suburban municipal government FN-0029 (03/08/1859 to 31/12/1948)
RELATED TO: Public health FN-0012 (01/11/1842)
RELATED TO: Building and development regulation FN-0010 (01/11/1842)