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11. If the Health Officer is of opinion that any vaccination or preventive inoculation has not been done properly or with an approved vaccine, or that any certificate of vaccination or preventive inoculation has been improperly or fraudulently obtained, he may cancel Such Certificate and the person on whom such vaccination or inoculation has been done or to whom such Certificate has been given shall be deemed not to have been vaccinated or given preventive inoculation.

12. No local authority or Health Officer shall obtain vaccines or biological products except from the Government laboratory or from such institutions as may from time to time be approved by the Government.

13. Whoever (a) obstructs the Health Officer, Health Inspector, Sanitary Inspector or any officer or servant of the Government or local authority in the discharge of his duties under these rules, or (b) contravenes any provision of these rules, or (c) disobeys, or fails to comply with any order given or requisition made in pursuance of these rules shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months or with fine or with both.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES (PREVENTION OF INFECTION THROUGH ANIMALS) RULES, 1940

In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 81 and 128 and sub-section (1) of Section 129 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Madras Act III of 1939), His Excellency the Governor of Madras is hereby pleased to make the following rules:-

1. These rules may be called the Infectious Diseases (Prevention of Infection Through Animals) Rules, 1940.

2. The Health Officer may seize and destroy any carcass which shows signs of tapeworm or tuberculosis infection. No claim for damages shall lie on account of Such seizure or destruction.

3. No person shall feed or permit to be fed on human excreta any animal which is kept for dairy purposes or may be used for food, or allow such animal to have access to such excreta.

4. No person shall convey the carcass or any part of the carcass of any animal which has died while suffering from glanders, rinderpest or foot-and-mouth disease, in a public Conveyance unless such carcass or part has been completely wrapped in a sheet soaked in a solution of cresol of the strength of 1 in 50 or izal of the strength of 1 in 100 or any other disinfectant approved by the Health Officer.

5. A public conveyance in which the carcass or any part of the carcass of any animal which has died suffering from any of the diseased mentioned in Rules 2 and 4 has been conveyed shall not be used again for the conveyance of passengers or goods unless Conveyance has been properly disinfected and a certificate to that effect obtained from an officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector.

6. Whoever commits a breach of Rules 3, 4 or 5 shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extent to three months or with fine or with both.

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