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RULES PROHIBITING THE TRAVELLING OF PERSONS OTHER THAN A MEDICALATTENDANT, ETC., INA PUBLIC CONVEYANCE USED FOR CARRYING A PERSON SUFFERING FROM A NOTIFIED DISEASE

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 of Governor of Madras is hereby pleased to make the following rules:-

1. The owner, driver or other person in charge of a public conveyance not provided with benches or berths, shall not when a person whom he knows to be suffering from a notified disease is conveyed in such conveyance, allow any person except a medical attendant, nurse, relative or other person in charge of the person suffering from the notified disease to travel in Such Conveyance: Provided that nothing contained in this rule shall apply to a public conveyance to which the notification under sub-section (3) of Section 69 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939, published at page 772 of Part I-A of the Fort St. George Gazette, dated 14th November 1939, applies.

2. Whoever commits a breach of rule 1 shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months or with fine or with both.

RULES RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF SPREAD OF NOTIFIED DISEASES BY THE TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES BY MEANS OF PUBLIC CONVEYANCES

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. No person shall take or cause to be taken in any public Conveyance any article which he knows, or has reason to believe has been exposed to infection from any notified disease, without previously disinfecting Such article: Provided that nothing in this rule shall apply to the Conveyance of any article in a public Conveyance for the purpose of having it disinfected after taking such proper precautions as may be specified in writing by an officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector.

2. No owner, driver or conductor of a public Conveyance shall be bound to carry any article which he knows, or has reason to believe, has been exposed to infection from any notified disease, or the body of any person who has died while suffering from such disease, unless and until he is paid or tendered a sum sufficient to cover any expense that may be incurred in disinfecting such Conveyance.

3. No owner, driver or conductor of a public conveyance, shall in contravention of Rule 1 carry or permit to be carried in such conveyance any article which he knows or has reason to believe, has been exposed to infection from any notified disease.

4. If the body of any person who has died while suffering from a notified disease, or any article which has been exposed to infection from a notified disease, is conveyed in a public conveyance, the person in charge thereof shall as soon as practicable give notice to an officer of the Public Health Department not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector of the total area

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