Merchant Shipping Act 1906
Introduced in 1906 by David Lloyd George, then President of the Board of Trade, the Merchant Shipping Act established regulations covering the standards of food and accommodation on British registered ships. It was part of a number of acts introduced by David Lloyd George, and later Winston Churchill, as President of the Board of Trade, to improve conditions for workers.
|Long title||An Act to amend the Merchant Shipping Acts 1894 to 1900.|
|Territorial extent||United Kingdom|
|Royal assent||21 December 1906|
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
- "Merchant Shipping Act 1906". www.legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 16 October 2018.