Coal Mines Regulation Act 1908

The Coal Mines Regulation Act 1908 (c. 57), also known as the Eight Hours Act or the Coal Mines (Eight Hours) Act,[1] was a piece of social legislation passed in 1908 in the United Kingdom by the Liberal government. It limited the hours a miner could work to eight hours per day.[2]

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  1. ^ "Mines Eight Hours Act (1909)". House of Lords. Historic Hansard. 9 November 1909. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  2. ^ Coal Mines Regulation Act 1908, National Archives, retrieved 9 March 2016

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