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provided for the purpose. No. 27 of 1897, s. 3: No. 11 of 1898, SS. 4, 5, 6.
Notice of disease to be affixed to
4. Whenever the occupant of any house has reason to
believe that such house is infected he shall forth with affix and infected house shall during the whole period of such infection keep affixed to
the outside of every outer door of such house a written notice of a size not less than four inches by six inches bearing the name of the disease with which such house is infected.
(2) Any person refusing or neglecting to comply with the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding $10 and costs of piosecution. No. 27 of 1897, s. 4 ; No. 11 of 1898, s. 7
Notice to be posted by inedical practitioner
5. Whenever any medical practitioner knows or has good reason to believe that any person is ill with any contay. ious or infectious disease he shall, except when he has to report to a health officer, within twenty-four hours thereafter cause a notice to be posted up on the house of which such person is an inmate and in a conspicuous place at or near the school house or post office nearest to the house of which such person is an inmate or at or near the school house or post office nearest to the cffice of such medical practitioner which notice shall state the name of the disease and of the occupant of the house and may be in the form A in schedule 1 to this Ordinance. No. 27 of 1897, s. 5.
Medical 6. Any medical practitioner attending any person ill of practitioner to inspect
typhoid fever not within the limits of any city or town shall Where infected inspect the premises where such person resides and if he should person resides have reason to believe that the water supply thereof has be
come contaminated by reason of any cesspool or privy pit being adljacent thereto he shall forth with notify the owner or occupant of such premises to cause immediate removal of the contents thereof and the subsequent disinfection and filling up with earth of such cesspool or privy pit.
(2) Any medical practitioner refusing or neglecting to comply with the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty
not exceeding $10 and costs of prosecution. Penalty for (3) Any person refusing or neglecting to obey any order or neglecting to
notice given pursuant to the provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty rot exceeding $10 and costs. No. 27 of 1897, s. 10.
Appointment of sanitary inspector
7. The minister may at any time appoint a sanitary inspector to inspect and report on the sanitary condition of any premises not within the limits of any city or town.
(2) It shall be the duty of such inspector subject to the instructions of the minister to prosecute any person whom he
may have reason to believe guilty of an offence under any provision of this Ordinance. No. 27 of 1897, s. 11. .
8. The minister may declare any area or district in quaran- Proclamation tine because of the existence therein of any epidemic of con- district
of quarantine tagious or infectious disease and may appoint any medical practitioner as health officer and may appoint a sanitary appointment inspector or sanitary inspectors for such district during the officer continuance of such quarantine and may subject to the provisions of this Ordinance prescribe their powers, duties and l'emuneration. No. 27 of 1897, s. 12; No. 11 of 1898, s. 9.
9. Any health officer or sanitary inspector may enter into Power to act and upon any premises in the district for which he is appointed health and examine such premises; and if upon such examination he endangered finds that the premises are in a filthy or unclean state or that any matter or thing is there which in his opinion may endanger the public health he may order the proprietor or occupant of the premises to cleanse and remove forthwith what is so found there; and in case the proprietor or occupant of the premises neglect or refuse to obey his instructions such health officer or sanitary inspector may call to his assistance any persons he may think fit and may enter on the premises and cleanse the same and remove therefrom and destroy what in his opinion it is necessary to remove or destroy for the preservation of the public health.
(2) Any action taken by a health officer or sanitary inspector Reports to under the next preceding subsection shall be forth with reported fully to the minister.
(3) In the case of any prosecution for neglect or refusal to Prosecution obey any order given by a health officer under the provisions obey Orders of the tirst subsection to this section the justice who tries the case shall on conviction, in adaition to any penalty which he mry impose upon any such proprietor or occupant for such neylect or refusal order that the whole of the cost of doing, removing or destroying whatever is done, removed or destroyed in the interest of the public safety shall be paid by the person so convicted. No. 27 of 1897, s. 14.
10. Where any quarantine district is established a health Powers of officer or sanitary inspector shall have power
conveyances from or into any such locality ;
been exposed to infection or contagion for inspection;
as long as may be necessary to ensure that all danger of infection is past. No. 27 of 1897, s 15.
City or town 11. Every city or town shall appoint a health officer at the health officer first meeting of its council in each year and subject to the
provisions of this Ordinance may prescribe his powers, duties and remuneration and the clerk of such council shall file a notice of such appointment with the ninister within fourteen days thereafter and if such notice be not filed the minister may appoint any resident medical practitioner of such city or town as healtlı officer for the year then current and fix lis remuneration which shall be recoverable as a debt by the health officer so appointed from the city or town. No. 27 of 1897,
, S. 20.
Report to be made
12. Every health officer of a city or town shall before the third day of every nionth report to the minister in the forin B in schedule 1 to this Ordinance the number of cases of contagious or infectious disense and of typhoid fever arising within the limits of such city or town during the preceding month. No. 27 of 1897, s. 21.
Removal of persons from certain premises
13. Whenever a disease of a malignant and fatal character is discovered to exist in any house and such house is situate in an unhealthy or crowded place or is in a filthy or neglected state or is inhabited by too many persons the health officer having jurisdiction in the place in which it is situate may compel the inhabitants of such house to remove therefrom aud may place them in some more healthful situation under good shelter until measures can be taken for the immediate cleansing, ventilation, purification or disinfection of such house. No 27 of 1997, s. 22.
14. The provisions respecting periods of quarantine and the formulæ for disinfection in schedule 2 to this Ordinance shall be deemed mandatory except when varied by the written order of a health officer or in the absence of a health oificer of the medical practitioner in attendance:
Provided that the minimum period of quarantine mentioned therein shall not be reduced. No. 27 (f 1897, s. 24.
MODE OF BURIAL IN CERTAIN CASES.
Precautions as to burial
15. The body of any person who has died of scarlet fever, diphtheria, small pox or Asiatic cholera shall be buried privately under such precautions as to disinfection as are prescribed in schedule 2 hereto. No. 27 of 1997, s. 23.
REPORTS OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS.
Monthly report to minister
16. Every medical practitioner shall on or before the third day of each month cause a report to be mailed or delivered to the minister showing the number of cases of contagious or infectious diseases and of typhoid fever not within the limits of any city or town which he has been called to attend during the month last post and such reports shall be in the form B in scherlule 1 to this Ordinance :
Provided that any cases arising within the limits of any city Proviso or town shall be reported to the health officer of such city or town. No. 27 of 1897, s. 6.
EXPENDITURE UNDER ORDINANCE.
17. The Lieutenant Governor may order the payment Payment of of any fee, allowance or other remuneration for services rendered or supplies furnished under the provisions of this Ordinance out of the general revenue fund. No. 27 of 1897, s. 26.
18. Where the necessity and urgency for so doing is estab- Payment for lished to the satisfaction of the minister by reason of the necessary and inability of any person or the friends of any person who may expenditure be suffering from any infectious or contagious disease to frovide for such person the medical aid, accommodation and such other services or articles necessary to mitigate or prevent the spread of any such disease the minister may in his discretion authorise the health officer or any other person to provide such inedical aid, accommodation or other service or article as may be required for such person and the cost of the same may defrayed by the Lieutenant Governor out of the general revenue fund. No. 27 of 1897, s. 16; No. 11 of 1898, s. 10.
DISEASE OUTSIDE THE TERRITORIES.
19. When any part of the Territories becomes exposed Ingress from to any contagious, infectious or epidemic disease then existing affected may in any place outside the Territories the Lieutenant Governor in be proscribed Council may declare that such disease exists in such place as aforesaid and proscribe all ingress to the Territories therefrom for a period to be named in such order. No. 27 of 1897, s. 13.
20. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regula- Lieutenant tions respecting compulsory vaccination and for the prevention Council of contagious and infectious diseases not inconsistent with may make
regulations any provisions of this Ordinance. No. 27 of 1897, s. 25.
21. It shall be the duty of the minister to supply all medi- Forms to be cal practitioners with the forms provided for in this Ordinance. No. 27 of 1897, s. 7.
ENFORCEMENT OF ORDINANCE.
22. For the effectual enforcement of the provisions of this Constables Ordinance it shall be lawful for any health officer to call in the aid of any policeman or constable and also to appoint quaran
tine constables who shall possess the powers ordinarily held by constables. No. 27 of 1897, s. 17; No. 11 of 1898, s. 11.
Arrest of offonders
23. Upon the direction of any health officer or sanitary inspector or on the information of any person or upon view of any disobedience or violation of any of the provisions of this Ordinance any peace officer or quarantine constable may arrest the offender by the authority of this Ordinance and without further warrant cause his person and clothing to be disinfected if necessary and convey him before a justice of the peace to be deult with according to law. No. 27 of 1897, s. 18; No. 11 of 1898, s. 12.
Penalty for destroying or removing notices
24. Any person defacing. destroying or removing any notice provided for by this Ordinance before the disinfection herein provided for has been one shall be guilty of an offence a d liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding $10 and costs. No. 27 of 1897, s. 9; No. 11 of 1898,
Penalty for neglect of duty by medical practitioner
25. Any medical practitioner who refuses or neglects to comply with any of the provisions of sections 5 and 16 of this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine of $10 and costs of prosecution. No. 27 of 1897, s. 8.
Penalty for neglect to obey orders of health officer, etc.
26. Any person who neglects or refuses tɔ obey any order given to him by a health officer, medicnl practitioner or sanitary inspector in pursuance of the provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence and on summary conviction there. of b. liable to a penalty not exceeding $100 with costs of prosecution and upon failure of payment thereof forth with after conviction be imprisoned for any term not exceeding three months. No. 26 of 1897, s. 27.
Penalty for assaulting, etc., health officer
27. Whoever assanlts, obstructs, molests or hinders any health officer, constable or other person in the execution of any duty or exercise of any power conferred upon him by this Ordinance shall be guilty of an offence anil liable on summary conviction thereof to a penalty not exceeding $25. No. 27 of 1097, s. 19.
The house of (here state name of occupant of the house) on
west Meridian, is quarantined on account of (here state name of disease). Dated at this