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in which the conveyance is usually kept, and before permitting any other person to enter such conveyance or any other article to be carried in such conveyance, shall cause it to be disinfected.

5. The body of any person who has died while suffering from a notified disease shall not be conveyed in a public conveyance unless such body has first been Suitably disinfected with such disinfectants as the Health Officer may from time to time determine or unless it is covered with cloth so disinfected.

6. The owner, driver or conductor of a public conveyance shall stop it if so required by any other officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector for the purpose of inspection or disinfection or both.

7.Whoever commits a breach of Rules 1, 3, 4, 5 or 6 shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months or with fine or with both.


PROTECTION AND EXAMINATION OF SOURCES OF WATER SUPPLY RULES, 1940

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 128 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 Protection and Examination of Sources of Water-supply Rules, 1940.

2. (1) Before taking action under Section 24 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939, in regard to any lake, Spring, well, tank, reservoir, pond or other sources of Water-supply (not being a running water course such as a river, stream or canal) which is used for drinking, the Health Officer may, at any time by written notice require the owner of or any person having Control over, such lake, spring, well, tank, reservoir, pond or other source of water-supply to have samples of water from such lake, spring, well, tank, reservoir, pond or other source of water Supply analysed within a reasonable time to be specified in the notice, in the King Institute of Preventive Medicine, Guindy, or in any other institution recognized for the purpose by the Government from time to time.

(2) If the owner or person aforesaid fails or neglects to comply with any notice issued under sub-rule (1) within the time specified therein, the Health Officer may himself arrange for the analysis of samples of water from the source of water-supply concerned, in the King Institute of Preventive Medicine, Guindy, or in any other institution recognized for the purpose by the Government from time to time.

3. All the expenses in connection with the analysis of samples of water from any of the sources of water-supply referred to in Rule 2 shall be paid from the funds of the local authority concerned.

RULES FOR THE PROTECTION FROM CONTAMINATION OF THE SOURCE OF WATER SUPPLY AND PROVISION OF ADDITIONAL SOURCE OR SOURCES

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (1) of Clause (b) of sub-section (4) of Section 20 and sub-section (2) of Section 128 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Madras Act III of 1939), His Excellency the Governor of Madras is hereby pleased to issue the following rule:-

The publication under sub-clause (i) of Clause (b) of sub-section (4) of Section 20 of the

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