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Public Health (Scotland) Amendment Act 1907

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1Substitution of precautionary for prohibitory provisions as to infection.

(1)Section fifty-seven of the Public Health (Scotland) Act, 1897, shall be read as if the words " that proper precautions " against spreading disease or infection have been taken, and " that such Child may attend school without the risk of infecting " others" were substituted for the words

that such child hasbecome free from disease and infection, and that the house " and everything therein exposed to infection has been disinfected to the satisfaction of such medical officer or medical " practitioner."

(2)Section fifty-eight of the said Act shall be read as if the words " shall (a) without proper precautions against spreading " such disease or infection, milk any animal, or pick fruit, or " engage in any occupation connected with food, or shall (b) " were substituted for the words

stall milk any animal, or pick

fruit, or shall engage in any occupation connected with food, " or ; " and as if the words "or infection, and any person who " knowingly" were substituted for the words

and any personwho knowing himself to be suffering from any infectious " disease."

(3)Section fifty-nine of the said Act shall be read as if the words " unless in every such case as aforesaid proper precautions '' have been taken against spreading such disease or infection; " and any person contravening any of the foregoing provisions " shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds; and if " without such precautions" were substituted for the words

and any person contravening any of the foregoing provisionsshall be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds ; and if."

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