Poor Law Commissioners' Report of 1834

Prepared by: Senior, Nassau
(1790-1864)
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Editor/Trans.
First Pub. Date
1834
Publisher/Edition
London: H.M. Stationery Office
Pub. Date
1905
Comments
Additional preparers include Edwin Chadwick. Includes testimony by Richard Whately.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cover
Table of Contents
About the Book and Author
PART I: ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION OF THE LAWS FOR THE RELIEF OF THE POOR
Statement of Proceedings
Progress of the Law
Administration of the Law:
I.1 Out-Door Relief
I.1 (continued) In-Door Relief
I.2 Progressiveness of Burden
I.3 Objections to Amendment
I.4 Operation of the Law as Administered
I.5 Character of Persons Who Distribute and Award Relief
I.6 Settlement
I.7 Bastardy
I.8 Legislative Measures Considered, But Not Recommended
PART II: REMEDIAL MEASURES
II.1 Principle of Administering Relief to the Indigent
II.2 Principle of Legislation
II.3 Agency for Carrying into Effect the Intentions of the Legislature—a Central Board of Control
II.4 Further Legislative Amendment
Footnotes
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