Coal Mines Regulation Act 1908

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

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  1. ^ http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/lords/1909/nov/09/mines-eight-hours-act
  2. ^ http://hansard.millbanksystems.com/acts/coal-mines-eight-hours-act