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Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Administrative Provisions

    1. General administration

      1. 1.Authorities administering Act

    2. Port health districts and authorities

      1. 2.Port health districts and authorities

      2. 3.Jurisdiction and powers of port health authority

      3. 4.General provisions as to orders constituting port health districts and authorities

      4. 5.Financial provisions as to port health authorities

    3. Port of London

      1. 6.Extent of Port of London

      2. 7.Port health district and authority for Port of London

      3. 8.Supplementary provisions as to London port health district

    4. Inland and coastal waters

      1. 9.Vessels in inland or coastal waters

  3. Part II Control of Disease

    1. General

      1. 10.Notifiable diseases

      2. 11.Cases of notifiable disease and food poisoning to be reported

      3. 12.Fees for certificates under s. 11

      4. 13.Regulations for control of certain diseases

      5. 14.Application of s. 13 to aerodromes

      6. 15.Contravention of regulations under s. 13

      7. 16.Power of local authority to direct that other diseases notifiable

      8. 17.Exposure of persons and articles liable to convey notifiable disease

      9. 18.Information to be furnished by occupier in case of notifiable disease or food poisoning

      10. 19.Trading etc. by person with notifiable disease

      11. 20.Stopping of work to prevent spread of disease

    2. Children

      1. 21.Exclusion from school of child liable to convey notifiable disease

      2. 22.List of day pupils at school having case of notifiable disease

      3. 23.Exclusion of children from places of entertainment or assembly

    3. Infected articles

      1. 24.Infected articles not to be taken or sent to be washed or cleaned

      2. 25.Library books

      3. 26.Infectious matter not to be placed in dustbins

      4. 27.Provision of disinfecting stations

    4. Infected premises

      1. 28.Prohibition of certain work on premises where notifiable disease exists

      2. 29.Letting of house or room after recent case of notifiable disease

      3. 30.Duty on ceasing to occupy house after recent case of notifiable disease

      4. 31.Disinfection of premises

      5. 32.Removal of person from infected house

    5. Public conveyances

      1. 33.Use of public conveyance by person with notifiable disease

      2. 34.Duty of owner, driver or conductor of public conveyance

    6. Infectious persons

      1. 35.Medical examination

      2. 36.Medical examination of group of persons believed to comprise carrier of notifiable disease

      3. 37.Removal to hospital of person with notifiable disease

      4. 38.Detention in hospital of person with notifiable disease

    7. Common lodging-houses

      1. 39.Keeper of common lodging-house to notify case of infectious disease

      2. 40.Medical examination of inmates of common lodging-house

      3. 41.Removal to hospital of inmate of common lodging-house with notifiable disease

      4. 42.Closure of common lodging-house on account of notifiable disease

    8. Death of person suffering from notifiable disease

      1. 43.Person dying in hospital with notifiable disease

      2. 44.Isolation of body of person dying with notifiable disease

      3. 45.Restriction of wakes

  4. Part III Disposal of Dead Bodies

    1. 46.Burial and cremation

    2. 47.Regulations about dead bodies

    3. 48.Removal of body to mortuary or for immediate burial

  5. Part IV Canal Boats

    1. 49.Regulations as to canal boats

    2. 50.Power to enter and inspect canal boats

    3. 51.Duties of local authorities and port health authorities under Part IV

    4. 52.Prosecution of offences under Part IV

    5. 53.Interpretation of Part IV

  6. Part V Miscellaneous

    1. 54.Instruction about health and disease

    2. 55.Inducements offered by dealers in rags and old clothes

    3. 56.Tents, vans, sheds and similar structures

  7. Part VI General

    1. 57.General provision for compensation

    2. 58.Form of notices and other documents

    3. 59.Authentication of documents

    4. 60.Service of notices and other documents

    5. 61.Power to enter premises

    6. 62.Supplementary provisions as to entry

    7. 63.Penalty for obstructing execution of Act

    8. 64.Restriction on right to prosecute

    9. 65.Daily penalties for continuing offences

    10. 66.Inclusion of several sums in one complaint

    11. 67.Applications to, and appeals from, magistrates' courts

    12. 68.Judges and justices not to be disqualified by liability to rates

    13. 69.Protection from personal liability

    14. 70.Local inquiries

    15. 71.Default powers of Secretary of State

    16. 72.Cumulative effect of Act

    17. 73.Crown property

    18. 74.Interpretation

    19. 75.Inner Temple and Middle Temple

    20. 76.Isle of Man and Channel Islands

    21. 77.Transitional provisions and savings

    22. 78.Amendments and repeals

    23. 79.Short title, commencement and extent

  8. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Transitional Provisions and Savings

      1. Port health districts and port health authorities

        1. 1.Any area and any body which immediately before the commencement...

        2. 2.(1) No repeal contained in this Act shall affect the...

      2. Notifiable diseases

        1. 3.(1) Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of section 147...

      3. Unlawful expenditure

        1. 4.In relation to— (a) accounts of a local authority, port...

      4. Amendment and repeal of Acts etc.

        1. 5.Any power that is exercisable by virtue of—

        2. 6.Sections 252 and 254 of the Local Government Act 1972...

    2. Schedule 2

      Consequential Amendments

      1. Public Health Act 1936

        1. 1.In section 6(1) of the Public Health Act 1936, after...

        2. 2.In section 247 of that Act, after "thereunder," there shall...

        3. 3.In section 326(1) of that Act, after " 1875," there...

        4. 4.In section 327(1) of that Act, after "this Act" there...

        5. 5.In section 343(1) of that Act, in the definition of...

      2. Local Authority Social Services Act 1970

        1. 6.In Schedule 1 to the Local Authority Social Services Act...

      3. National Health Service Act 1977

        1. 7.In paragraph 13(1)(b) of Schedule 14 to the National Health...

      4. Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980

        1. 8.There shall be inserted at the end of section 159(1)...

    3. Schedule 3

      Repeals

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