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1. Period of Quarantine --

German measles, 1 to 2 weeks
Measles,

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Diphtheria, 6

Dating from the developScarlet fever, 1 to 7

ment of the last case. 8 Cholera,

6 2. Solutions for disinfecting discharges in the sick room(a) Chloride of lime (fresh), 5 ounces; water, 1 gallon,

mix; or
(6) Carbolic acid, 5 ounces; water, 1 gallon, mix; or
(c) Quick lime (fresh) 2 lbs.; water, 1 gallon, mix; or
(d) Mercuric chloride, 2 drachms; water 1 gallon.

Disinfection of clothing and bedding-
(a) Underclothing and bed linen soiled by discharge :

(1) Destruction by fire ;
(2) Immersion for 24 hours in solution of mercuric

chloride--1 drachm to the gallon of water;
(3) Immersion for 4 hours in solution of carbolic

acid-2 ounces to the gallon ; then boiling or

exposure to superheated steam ; (4) Exposure in tightly closed room for 12 hours to

fuines of burning sulphur and saltpetre, in proportion of 3 lbs. of sulphur and 3 ounces of saltpetre to every 1,000 cubic feet of air space in the room ; the clothing being previously

cleaned and moistened;
(b) Mattresses, blankets, etc.:

(1) Destruction by fire;
(2) Immersion in boiling water for one hour ;
(3) Immersion in solution of mercuric chloride, 1

drachm to the gallon, for 24 hours. 4. Disinfection of furniture and articles of wood, leather and porcelainWashing three times repeated with:

(1) Mercuric chloride solution, 2 drachms to the gal

lon; (2) Fresh chloride of lime solution, 2 ounces to the

gallon;

(3) Solution of carbolic acid, 2 ounces to the gallon. 3. Disinfection of houses(1) Solution mercuric chloride, 1 cirachm to the gallon, to be used in washing floor, walls and ceiling at intervals; and when final disinfection is made every surface to be thoroughly scrubbed with soap and water and then with above solution and afterwards fumiga

ted with sulphur as aboye directed for 24 hours. 6. Dizinfection of the personHands and general surface of the body of attendant of the

sick and of convalescents to be washed with

(1) Solution chlorinated soda, 1 pint to the gallon,

or

(2) Solution carbolic acid, 2 ounces to the gallon,

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(3) Solution mercuric chloride, 1 drachm to the

gallon, for the hands only. 7. Disinfection of the deadEnvelop the body in a sheet thoroughly saturated with

(1) Mercuric chloride solution, 2 drachins to the

gallon, or (2) Carbolic acid solution, 5 ounces to the gillon, and pace in a coffin and close up permanently, and

inter within 24 hours if possible. 8. Precautions to be taken by physicians visiting cases of contagious and infectious diseases (1) Either di-infection of clothing and exposed parts of

the body after leaving the sick room ; or (2) The wearing of a rubber, linen or cotton garment to

completely cover the ordinary clothing, and removal of same and disinfection of exposed parts of the body. No. 27 of 1897; No. 11 of 1898, s. 14.

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CHAPTER 20.

An Ordinance to regulate Public Aid to Hospitals.

HE Lieutenant Governor by and with the advice and con

sent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories enacts as follows:

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SHORT TITLE.

Short title

1. This Ordinance may be cited as The Hospitals Ordinance.” No. 18 of 1892, s. 1.

INTERPRETATION.

Interpretation 2. In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires** Free patient " 1. The expression “ free patient” shall mean Avery

person admitted to a hospital for actual treatment and stay by or for whom or on whose behalf no money is paid or given or

money's worth given for such treatment or stay. “Partially free 2. The expression “partially free patient” shall patient"

every person admitted to a hospital for actual treatment and stay by or for whom or on whose behalf only part of the cost of such treatment and stay is paid in money or money's worth.

No. 18 of 1892, s. 2.

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GRANTS IN AID OF HOSPITALS.

Hospitals which may be aided

3. Aid from the public funds or general revenue of the Terri

may be given to hospitals named in the schedule to this Ordinance upon the terms and under the provisions of this Ordinance. No. 18 of 1892, s. 3.

Grants from 4. In case of public inoneys being appropriated for the purpublic moneys

poses of this Ordinance by the Legislative Assembly every such hospital complying with the requirements of this Ordinance and of all orders made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council hereunder, shall receive in each year aid from such moneys to the extent and amount following that is to say :

1. Every such hospital shall have and receive ten cents per day for each day's actual treatment and stay of every patient;

2. Every such hospital shall have and receive an additional grant of forty cents per day for each day's actual treatment and stay of every partially free patient admitted to or being within such hospital during the calendar year next preceding that for which such aid is granted less the number of days represented by any money's worth given for such treatment and stay at the cost of $1 per day

3. Every such hospital shall have and receive an additional grant of forty cents per pay for each day's actual treatment of every free patient admitted to or being within such hospital during the calendar year next preceding that for which such aid is given. No. 18 of 1892, s. 4.

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5. If in any year the aggregate aid payable under this when Ordinance shall exceed the amount of money so appropriated in propriation

insufficient then every such hospital shall only receive such sum as will bear the same proportion to the amount of aid which but for this section it would receive as the amount of money so appropriated bears to such aggregate aid as aforesaid. No. 18 of 1892, s. 5.

RETURNS.

6. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may from time to When and time fix and direct the particulars to be contained in and the how returns form, manner and time of making returns and shall fix and direct the form and manner of oath, affirmation or declaration required for the verification of any such return and the person or persons by whom such oath shall be made. No. 18 of 1892, 5, 6; No. 38 of 1897, s. 7 (1).

INSPECTION OF HOSPITALS.

7. The Lieutenant Governor may from time to time appoint Inspection an inspector or inspectors to visit and inspect every such of hospitals hospital and make all proper inquiries as to the maintenance, management and affairs thereof; and by examination of the registers and by such other means as he or they may deem necessary all and every such inspector or inspectors shall particularly satisfy himself or themselves as to the correctness of any returns made under this Ordinance or under any order of the Lieutenant Governor in Council in that behalf; upon all which matters he or they shall make a report to the Lieutenant Governor. No. 18 of 1892, s. 7; No. 38 of 1897, s. 7 (2).

FALSE RETURNS.

8. Any person who knowingly and wilfully makes or is a Penalty for party to or procures to be made directly or indirectly any false making false return either under this Ordinance or any Order in Council, shall thereby incur a penalty of S1000 which penalty may be recovered with costs hy civil action or proceeding at the suit of the Crown in any form allowed by law in the Supreme Court of the Territories. No. 18 of 1892, s. 8.

EXTENSION TO OTHER HOSPITALS.

9. The Lieutenant Governor in Council muy by Order direct Extension of

aid to other that any institution similar to those named in the schedule

hospitals hereto shall be thereafter taken as named in the said schedule; and thereupon and thereafter any such institution shall receive aid under this Ordinance after the manner and to the same extent as the institutions named in the said schedule. No. 18 of 1892, s. 9.

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