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        (b) in case the local authority is a municipality constituted under the Madras District Municipalities Act, 1920, Sections 309, 310 and 311 of that Act.

        (c) in case the local authority is a local board constituted under the Madras Local Boards Act, 1920, Sections 204, 205 and 205-A of that Act.

        (d) in case the local authority is a panchayat constituted under the Madras Village Panchayats Act, 1950, Section 114 of that Act.

134. Penalties for offences against Act, etc.—

(1) Whoever -

            (a) contravenes any of the provisions of this Act specified in the first and second columns of Schedule I; or

            (b) contravenes any rule or order made under any of the provisions so specified; or

            (c) fails to comply with any direction lawfully given to him, or any requisition lawfully made upon him, under or in pursuance of any of the said provisions

            shall be punished with fine which may extend to the amount mentioned in that behalf in the fourth column of the said Schedule.

(2) Whoever after having been convicted of -

            (a) contravening any of the provisions of this Act specified in the first and second columns of Schedule Il; or

            (b) contravening any rule or order made under any of the provisions so specified; or

            (c) failing to comply with any direction lawfully given to him, or any requisition lawfully made upon him, under or in pursuance of any of the said provisions continues to contravene the said provision or the said rule or order, or continues to fail to comply with the said direction or requisition, shall be punished for each day after the previous date of conviction during which he continues so to offend, with fine which may extend to the amount mentioned in that behalf in the fourth column of the said Schedule.

Explanation:- The entries in the third column of Schedules I and II headed “Subject" are not intended as definitions of the offences described in the provisions specified in the first and second columns thereof, or even as abstracts of those provisions, but are inserted merely as references to the subject dealt with therein.

135. Penalty for preventing entry of executive authority or Health Officer.-

Every person who prevents the executive authority or the Health Officer or any person to whom the executive authority or the Health Officer has lawfully delegated his powers of entering on or into any land or building, from exercising his lawful power of entering thereon or thereinto, shall be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both.

Miscellaneous

136. Appeal against decisions of Health Officer.—

Any decision of the Health Officer against which an appeal is not otherwise provided for in this Act shall be subject to such appeal as may be prescribed.

137. Method of serving notices.-

(1) When any notice is required to be given by this Act or by any rule, bye-law, regulation or order made under it, such notice shall be given

            (a) by giving or tendering the notice to such person; or

            (b) if such person is not found, by leaving such notice at his last known place of abode or business or by giving or tendering the same to some adult member or servant of his family; or

            (c) if such person does not reside in the local area and his address elsewhere is known to the executive authority, by sending the same to him by post, registered; or

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