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Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984

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

(1)If a local authority are satisfied—

(a)that a person lodging in a common lodging-house is suffering from a notifiable disease, and

(b)that serious risk of infection is thereby caused to other persons, and

(c)that accommodation for him is available in a suitable hospital vested in the Secretary of State,

they may, with the consent of the Area or District Health Authority responsible for the administration of the hospital, order him to be removed to the hospital.

(2)The officer of the local authority to whom an order under this section is addressed and any officer of the hospital in question may do all acts necessary for giving effect to the order.

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