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Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

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33Use of public conveyance by person with notifiable disease

(1)No person who knows that he is suffering from a notifiable disease shall —

(a)enter any public conveyance used for the conveyance of persons at separate fares, or

(b)enter any other public conveyance without previously notifying the owner or driver that he is so suffering.

(2)No person having the care of a person whom he knows to be suffering from a notifiable disease shall permit that person to be carried—

(a)in any public conveyance used for the conveyance of persons at separate fares, or

(b)in any other public conveyance without previously informing the owner or driver that that person is so suffering.

(3)A person who contravenes any provision of this section—

(a)shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 1 on the standard scale, and

(b)in addition to any fine imposed, shall be ordered by the court to pay to any person concerned with the conveyance as owner, driver or conductor a sum sufficient to cover any loss and expense incurred by him in connection with the disinfection of the conveyance in accordance with section 34 below.

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