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Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967

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  1. Introductory Text


    1. 1.Notifiable diseases.

    2. 2.Duty of medical practitioner on diagnosis of notifiable disease.

    3. 2A.Regulations for control of certain diseases.

    4. 2B.Application of section 2A to certain aerodromes.

    5. 3.Power of resident magistrate to order medical investigation.

    6. 3A.Removal to hospital of person with notifiable disease.

    7. 3B.Detention in hospital of person with notifiable disease.

    8. 4.Person suffering from, or carrier of, notifiable disease not to carry on occupation to danger of others.

    9. 5.Power to order child likely to convey notifiable disease not to attend school.

    10. 6.Power to prohibit certain work on premises where notifiable disease occurs.

    11. 7.Restriction on sending articles exposed to infection by notifiable disease to laundry etc.

    12. 8.Provisions as to library books.

    13. 9.Person ceasing to occupy house or caravan after recent case of notifiable disease to disinfect same or notify owner.

    14. 10.Provisions as to the letting of houses or caravans or rooms in hotels etc., after recent case of notifiable disease.

    15. 11.Prohibition on persons coming in contact with body of person dying from notifiable disease.

    16. 12.Restriction on removal of body of person dying in hospital from notifiable disease.

    17. 13.Power of Ministry to make regulations as to disposal of dead bodies of persons who die from notifiable disease.

    18. 14.Power of resident magistrate to order dead body to be removed to mortuary or buried forthwith.

    19. 15.Power to require person in contact with infectious disease to discontinue employment and compensation therefor.

    20. 16.Exclusion of children from places of entertainment or assembly to prevent spread of infectious disease.

    21. 17.Power of Regional Agency to remove temporarily inmates from building in which infectious disease occurs.

    22. 18.Special provisions as to anthrax.

    23. 19.Restrictions on sales &c. by persons dealing in rags &c.

    24. 20.Regional Agency may provide disinfecting station.

    25. 21.Cleansing and disinfection of premises and articles therein.

    26. 22.Powers of entry.

    27. [22A.Exercise of functions of Director of Public Health.

    28. 23.Power to make regulations.

    29. 24.General penalty.

    30. 25.Application to Crown.

  3. Part II (ss.26, 27) rep. by 1972 NI 14


    1. Ss.28‐31 rep. by 1972 NI 14

    2. 32.Interpretation.

    3. S.33, with Schedule 3, effects repeals

    4. 34.Short title, construction, citation and commencement.


    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Notifiable diseases

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