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House to House Collections Act 1939
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  1. Explanatory notes
    • Source (Statutes in Force)
    • Revision date (1977)
    • Waiving of Crown copyright © by HMSO
    • Production (by scanning)
    • Contents of the Act
    • Other ways of referring to the 1939 Act :
      • On the Internet - at legislation.gov.uk
      • Purchasing - from the Stationery Office (TSO)
      • District council licensing departments
    • Related documents (The 1947 Regulations)
       
  2. Copy of the House to House Collections Act 1939
    • All pages (total of 11)
    • Individual pages

To view the 1939 Act, click on the appropriate links near the bottom of this page.

However, before looking at the Act, we suggest you glance at the Explanatory notes below.

House to House Collections Act 1939 - title page (Crown Copyright HMSO)

1. Explanatory notes

See also :

Source

We've produced the pages from the Act by scanning photocopies of the appropriate pages of Statutes in Force - see the Acts and Regulations page for details of this publication.

Revision date

The edition which we copied states it was revised to 1st November 1977 (and was published in 1978).

So it doesn't include any amendments made by Parliament since late 1977.

But :

Waiving of Crown copyright © by HMSO

The copy of the Act we used is © Crown copyright 1978.

However, HMSO allow (and encourage) people to make copies of Parliamentary Acts and Regulations, subject to certain minor provisos - see the Copyright page for details.

The copy of the Act included on our website is correctly reproduced in accordance with the terms of Crown Copyright Policy Guidance issued by HMSO.

Production

Contents of the House to House Collections Act 1939

The Act (in the version of Statutes in Force which we used) consists of 11 pages as follows :

Like most UK legislation, the Act is precise, carefully worded and well laid out - but it's rather dry and difficult to understand when you first read it.  Elsewhere on the website we've written a summary of parts of the Act in more digestible form.

Other ways of referring to the House to House Collections Act 1939

The Internet :

Purchasing:  See the Acts and Regulations page for details.

District council licensing departments:  Most of these will be happy to show you a copy of the Act.

Related documents :
The House to House Collections Regulations 1947

Please refer to The House to House Collections Regulations 1947 for more detailed information on how the Act applies in practice.

2. Copy of the House to House Collections Act 1939

a) All pages :


b) Individual pages :


 

http://www.house-to-house-collections-act-1939.org.uk/