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8   CONTENTS

CHAPTER VI
ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN AND LEGITIMATION.

The Old Illegitimate Children's Act—Attempts to effect changes in England—Laws of other countries—Children of Unmarried Parents Protection Act—Legitimation of Children by subsequent marriage of parents.

 

CHAPTER VII
ADOPTION.

Application for order—Consent required—Effect of Order—Benefits of Act.

CHAPTER VIII
MATERNITY BOARDING HOUSES.

Former legislation as to baby farming—Maternity Boarding Houses Act—Requirements to be observed by keeper of house—Notification of death.

 

CHAPTER IX
REFORMATORY INSTITUTIONS AND INDUSTRIAL REFUGES.

Andrew Mercer Reformatory—Former industrial refuge for girls—Industrial refuges—Governmental control—Feeble-minded women.

CHAPTER X
PUBLIC HEALTH-SOCIAL HYGIENE.

Provincial Board of Health—Its powers and duties—Duty of house-holder as to communicable diseases—Medical officers of health—Activities of Provincial Board—Vaccination—Venereal Diseases Prevention Act—Objectionable advertising.

CHAPTER XI
WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION ACT.

Provision for dependents in case of death or total or partial disability—Recent increases in amount of compensation—Indirect advantages of legislation.


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