RULES ISSUED UNDER MADRAS PUBLIC HEALTH ACT

92 (a) Construction of factories, workshops, etc., in Two hundred rupees residential areas (b) Failure of factories, workshops, etc., to comply One hundred rupees with restrictions imposed 96 2&3 Failure to cease to inhabit a dwelling house Fifty rupees declared unfit for human habitation; or permitting it to be let or occupied as a dwelling house 57(xx xx 99 (a) Failure to maintain a tenement in habitable Twenty rupees Condition (b) Causing or permitting a tenement to be Twenty rupees OverCrOWoded 101 - - - Keeping a lodging house or receiving a lodger Fifty rupees without registration 106 (1) Failure to affix notice Fifty rupees (2) Refusal to allow free access to the executive Fifty rupees authority, etc., to all parts of the lodging house 108 (1) Selling, etc., unsound meat or food Twenty rupees 109 - - - Selling, etc., unsound meat or food through others Twenty rupees 113 (2) Infected person carrying on trade, etc., in Twenty rupees articles of food 115 (5) Failure to comply with the order prohibiting the Fifty rupees supply of milk or dairy produce 124 - - - Failure to comply with notice to close or Twenty-fiverupees disinfect source of Water Supply 125 (1) & (3) Accommodating visitors without licence or Twenty rupees infringing conditions of licence

  • INFECTIOUS DISEASES (GENERAL) 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 (General) Rules, 1940. 2. (1) If in any premises there is any case of cerebro-spinal fever, or chickenpox, the Health Officer or any one authorised by him in that behalf may put up or affix a notice, board or placard at the entrance to such premises to indicate the presence of such disease in such premises. (2) No person shall destroy, tamper with, pull down, injure or deface such notice, board or placard. 3. If an officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector, has reasonable grounds, to believe that in any premises, any person is suffering or has recently suffered from a notified disease, he may if he considers that for the purpose of preventing the spread of such disease an examination of such person is necessary, examine or cause to be examined such person with a view to ascertain whether he is suffering or has recently suffered from such disease: Provided that in the case of women such examination shall as far as practicable be conducted by a Woman:

Provided further, that in the case of persons living in dwelling houses, the examination shall be made after giving such notice as may appear to such officer to be reasonable. 4. The owner or occupier of such premises shall give such facilities and furnish such information as may be required for the diagnosis of the case, or for the investigation of the source of infection of such disease.

5. If any person suffering from a notified disease (hereinafter referred to as the patient) is removed from one premises to another when in the same or another village or municipality, the person in charge of the patient shall give intimation to the village headman, Health Officer or Health or Sanitary Inspector having jurisdiction over the place from which the patient is to be removed of his intention to remove the patient from the place, at least two days before the removal takes place and shall also give particulars of the place to which the patient is to be removed. He shall also intimate the removal without delay to the village headman, Health Officer or Health or Sanitary Inspector having jurisdiction over the place to which the patient is removed and shall also give particulars of the place from which the patient has been removed. The removal shall be effected after adopting all proper precautions for preventing the spread of infection.

6. If, in the event of the prevalence of cerebro-spinal fever, chickenpox, cholera, diphteria, measles, plague or smallpox, in a local area the Health Officer is of opinion that it is necessary that the whole or any particular department of an educational institution in the local area should be closed in the interests of the pupils or students studying in such institution, he may by notice in writing direct the teacher or person in charge of the institution, to close such institution or any particular department of such institutions the expiry of such period as may be specified in the notice.

7. If any one studying or employed in an educational institution is suffering from an infectious disease, or if there is a case of infectious disease in the residence of such person; the teacher or person in charge of the institution shall intimate the fact to the Health Officer, Health Inspector or Sanitary Inspector having jurisdiction over the local area, and shall carry out such directions as may be issued in this behalf by such Health Officer, Health Inspector or Sanitary Inspector.

8. If the teacher or person in charge of an educational institution in a local area knows or has reason to believe that any pupil, student or employee in such institution is or has been suffering from, or has been exposed to infection from cerebro-spinal fever, chickenpox, cholera, diphteria, measles, plague or smallpox, he shall exclude from the institution such pupil, student or employee until a medical practitioner registered under the Madras Medical Registration Act, 1914, or an Officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector certifies in writing that such pupil, student or employee may attend the institution without risk of the spread of infection.

9. In the event of the prevalence or threatened outbreak of a notified disease in any local area, the Health Officer shall, as far as may be practicable, supply on the written application of a medical practitioner registered under the Madras Medical Registration Act, 1914, vaccines for vaccination or preventive inoculation with respect to such notified disease on payment of the cost to be fixed by Government by a general or special order.

10. (1) Any medical practitioner to whom vaccine is supplied under Rule 9 shall ainne

(a) maintain such records and in such form, and

(b) Submit to the Health Officer such returns and in such form, as may be required by the Director of Health Services).

(2) Such medical practitioner shall be bound to issue a certificate of vaccination or preventive inoculation as the case may be, free of charge to any person who has been vaccinated or given preventive inoculation by such practitioner.

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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.

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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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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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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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Madras Public Health Act, 1939, of a notice issued under sub-section (2) of the section shall be made in the following manner, namely:-

(i) by affixation of copies of the notice in English and in the language or languages of the district in a conspicuous position at or near the source or sources of water-supply; and

(ii) by beat of drum in the local area to which water is, or is proposed to be, supplied from the source of Water-supply.

THE LODGING HOUSES (UPKEEP AND MAINTENANCE) RULES, 1940

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 16 and sub-section (1) and Clause (a) of 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 make the following rules:-

1. These rules may be called the Lodging Houses (Upkeep and Maintenance) Rules, 1940.

2. In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context "keeper of a lodging house” includes his deputy.

3. (1) Every person applying to the executive authority for registration or for the renewal of his registration as a keeper of a lodging house shall specify in his application the following particulars:—

(a) his full name and place of residence;

(b) the full names and the places of residence of any persons who are to act as deputies of the keeper of the lodging house; (c) the full name and place of residence of the owner of the premises;

(d) the situation of the lodging house;

(e) the total number of rooms in the lodging house, the dimensions of each room and the purpose or purposes for which each room is proposed to be used; and

(f) the other Space Such as Verandahs, Open spaces, and yards available in the lodging house.

(2) He shall Submit a plan of the lodging house in duplicate showing the details specified in Clauses (e) and (f) of sub-rule (1) at the time of registration and also whenever there is any alteration in the plan of the lodging house.

4. Premises used as a lodging house shall be constructed of masonry or of such other durable material as may be approved by the Health Officer or executive authority and no part thereof shall be constructed of inflammable materials: Provided that in the case of any premises used as a lodging house temporarily for a period not exceeding two Weeks the provisions of the rule may be waived by the Health Officer or executive authority.

5. Every room in lodging house intended for habitation by the lodgers shall have windows opening into the external air or into a Verandah opening into the external air. The total area of such windows shall not be less than 10 percent of the floor area of such room, and all such windows shall be maintained in good order and efficient action.

6. The keeper of a lodging house shall not permit any room wholly or partly used for habitation to be occupied at any one time by a greater number of persons than will allow 40 square feet of floor space and 400 cubic feet for each person exceeding 10 years of age and 95 square feet of floor space and 250 cubic feet for each person not exceeding 10 years of age:

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Provided that the Health Officer may relax the restriction regarding the above dimensions by 25 percent if the area of the windows referred to in Rule 5 exceeds 15 percent of the floor space of the room:

Provided further that if the average height of the room is less than 10 feet the floor space specified above shall be increased in the proportion of one tenth for every foot or part of a foot by which the average height falls short of 16 feet.


7. When separate rooms are not provided for the exclusive use of individual lodgers or families, the helper of a lodging house shall provide separate accommodation for the exclusive use of lodgers of each sex: Provided that nothing contained in this rule shall apply to the accommodation of persons below 10 years of age.

8. No person of either sex not below 10 years of age shall use or occupy any room which may be used or Occupied as a sleeping apartment by persons of the other sex not below 10 years of age: Provided that this rule shall not be taken to prohibit the occupation by a husband and wife and members of their family of any room provided for their exclusive use.

9. The keeper of a lodging house, shall, if directed by the Health Officer, put up in each habitable portion of the premises of the lodging house a board notifying the dimensions of such portion and the maximum number of persons permitted to lodge therein.

10. Every year the keeper of a lodging house shall cause every part of the internal surface of the walls and ceiling of every building in the premises to be hot-lime washed at Such intervals as may be specified by the Health Officer:

Provided that, if any walls or ceiling have been painted, distempered, or covered with paper, such paint or distemperor paper shall be renewed as and when required by the Health Officer.

11. The keeper of a lodging house shall provide such drains as may be necessary effectively to drain the premises and shall cause all such drains to be maintained at all times in good order and efficient action.

12. The keeper of a lodging house shall cause every part of the flooring in the premises to be paved, or otherwise made impervious, and drained to the satisfaction of the Health Officer or Executive Authority and such flooring shall at all times be kept in good order and repair.

13. (1) The keeper of a lodging house shall cause the floor of every room and passage and every stair in the premises to be at all times in a thoroughly clean Condition.

(2) He shall cause every yard, area, and other open space within the premises to be maintained at all times in good order and to be thoroughly cleansed from time to time as often as may be necessary for the purpose of keeping such yard, area and other open space in a clean Condition.

(3) He shall provide suitable air-tight non-absorbent covered receptacles in Suitable places in the premises of the lodging house for the deposit of all refuse matter and such receptacles shall be emptied at least once in every 24 hours.

(4) He shall prevent any accumulation of refuse or filth in the premises.

14. (1) The keeper of a lodging house shall provide in the premises sufficient and suitable arrangements for the storage of a sufficient quantity of wholesome water available at all times for the use of the lodgers for drinking purposes. If there is no continuous system of drinking water supply in the premises the Water stored shall not be less than one gallon per lodger per day.

(2) The keeper of a lodging house shall also provide in the premises water available at all times for the use of the lodgers for other purposes. If there is no continuous system of water supply in the premises the water stored shall not be less than 10 gallons per lodger per day.

(3) If the water, whether for drinking or other purposes, is not obtained from the piped water supply system in the local area, it shall be derived from such source or sources as may be approved by the Health Officer.

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15. (1) The keeper of a lodging house shall provide in the premises suitable bathing rooms separately for the use of persons of each sex.

(2) The number of bathing rooms to be provided shall be on the following scale:-

(a) If the number of lodgers does not exceed 25, a minimum of one bathing room for the exclusive use of each sex.

(b) If the number of lodgers exceeds 25, one bathing room for each sex for every 25 persons or fraction thereof.

16. The keeper of a lodging house shall provide in the premises adequate facilities to the lodgers for washing their clothes.

17. (1) The keeper of a lodging house shall provide separate latrines, suitably situated, for the exclusive use of members of each sex.

(2) The number of latrines to be provided shall be on the following scale:-

(a) if the number of lodgers does not exceed ten, one latrine seat for the exclusive use of each sex.

(b) If the number of lodgers exceeds ten, one latrine seat for each sex for every ten lodgers or fraction thereof.

(3) When two or more latrine seats are provided each seat shall be separated from the other by a wall or partition SO Constructed as to secure adequate privacy for each user thereof.

(4) The keeper of a lodging house shall provide in or near the latrines a sufficient supply of Water for the users of the latrines.

18. (1) Every latrine in a lodging house, unless it is a flush-out latrine (i) shall have a separate entrance from the external air, (ii) shall not open into any room in the premises of the lodging house and (iii) shall be located at a distance of not less than 10 feet from the rest of the building and 20 feet from a drinking water source.

(2) Latrines not of a flush-Out design, shall be of such type and design as may be approved by the Health Officer.

(3) The keeper of a lodging house shall be responsible for making adequate arrangements for cleaning the latrines and maintaining them clean fit for use at all times.

(4) Clauses (ii) and (iii) of Sub-rule (1) and sub-rule (2) shall not apply to bathrooms provided with sanitary commodes.

19. No person shall use any place within the premises of a lodging house other than a latrine or a bath room provided with a sanitary commode for easing himself.

20. The keeper of a lodging house shall not employ or continue to employ in, or admit into, the lodging house any person whom he knows or has reason to believe to be suffering from an infectious disease.

21. When a case of infectious disease exists or is suspected to exist in a lodging house, the keeper of the lodging house shall afford every facility to any officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector to examine or cause to be examined any of the lodgers or persons employed in Such premises, and he shall not receive, if so directed by the Health Officer, any lodger in the lodging house until such time as may be specified by the Health Officer.

22. (1) If the keeper of a lodging house knows or has reason to believe that any lodger in the premises of Such a lodging house is suffering from any infectious disease () he shall give or cause to be given immediate notice of the occurrence of such disease to the Health Officer or the executive authority or any officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector and (ii) he shall segregate such lodger in a separate room and shall adopt all such measures as may be necessary to prevent the spread of

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infection and carry out such orders as may be issued in this behalf by the Health Officer or executive authority.

(2) He shall not at any time, while a lodger is suffering from an infectious disease, cause or allow any other person except a relative of such lodger or a person attending on such lodgerto use or occupy the same room as such lodger.

(3) He shall immediately after the death, removal or recovery of any lodger who has been suffering from an infectious disease, cause every part of the room which may have been occupied by such lodger to be thoroughly cleansed and disinfected and shall also cause every article in such room which may be liable to retain infection to be in like manner cleansed and disinfected to the satisfaction of the Health Officer.

23. The keeper of a lodging house shall not cause or suffer to be used as a sleeping apartment any room intended for use as a kitchen, Scullery, store room or lumber room.

24. (1) If in a lodging house, beds, mattresses and pillows are provided for the use of lodgers, the keeper of the lodging house shall not allow any lodger to use any bed, mattress or pillow which has been used by another lodger until the same has been thoroughly cleaned, aired and exposed to the Sun.

(2) The keeper of a lodging house shall not allow any lodger to use any bed Covers, pillow covers or sheets which have been used by another lodger until the same have been thoroughly washed and cleaned.

25. The keeper of a lodging house shall, when a lodger vacates a room, have it thoroughly cleaned and aired before allowing it to be occupied by another lodger.

26. The keeper of a lodging house shall not use or cause to be used any part of the premises for storing or keeping any inflammable material or any article which is dangerous or detrimental to the health or safety of the lodgers.

27. The keeper of a lodging house shall not allow any part of the premises to be used in a manner likely to be nuisance.

28. (1) The keeper of a lodging house shall maintain in such form as may be specified by the Health Officer a register showing the full names and permanent addresses of all the lodgers halting in the premises.

(2) This register shall be produced by the keeper of the lodging house at any time on demand by the Executive Authority or an Officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector.

(3) Nothing contained in the rule shall apply to a choultry, chatram or dharmasala which has no regular manager or clerk.

29. Every keeper of a lodging house shall, if required by the Health Officer or Executive Authority, put up in a conspicuous place in the premises a copy of these rules and of other rules and bye-laws relating to the regulation and control of the premises and shall not at any time conceal, deface, alter, obliterate or destroy any portion of such rules or bye-laws.

30. The keeper of a lodging house or his deputy shall be present at the premises at all hours during day and night.

31. Whoever commits a breach of the provisions of Rules 3 to 30 shall be punishable (a) with fine which may extend to fifty rupees and in case of continuing breach with fine which may extend to fifteen rupees for every day during which the breach continues after conviction for the first breach or (b) with fine which may extend to ten rupees for every day during which the breach continues for receipt of notice from the executive authority or the Health Officer to discontinue such breach.

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RULES REGARDING REGISTRATION FEES OF LODGING HOUSE

In exercise of the powers Conferred by sub-section (1) of S. 103 and Clause (a) of subsection (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 make the following rules:-

1. The fee payable for registration or renewal of registration of a person as a keeper of a lodging house shall be as follows: Provided that no fees shall be charged in respect of a lodging house wherein no charges are levied from the lodgers either for boarding or for accommodation.

Where the monthly rent for the lodging house or its monthly rental value is . . Registration fee for lodging house
Without Lodging Facilities With Lodging Facilities
1 2 3
A. City of Madras
1. RS. 50 and bellow 20 100
2. ExCeed Rs. 50 but not exceed Rs.100 50 150
3. Exceed Rs. 100 but not exceed Rs.200 75 225
4. Exceed Rs. 200 but not exceed Rs.400 100 300
5. Exceed Rs. 400 but not exceed Rs.750 150 450
6. Exceed RS. 750 but mot exceed RS. 1500 2OO 600
7. Exceed Rs. 1500 2OO 750
B. Local and Municipal areas other than the City of Madras
1. Rs. 20 and below 10 30
2. Exceed Rs. 20 but not exceed Rs. 50 2O 60
3. Exceed Rs. 50 but not exceed Rs. 100 50 150
4. Exceed Rs. 100 but not exceed Rs.200 75 225
5. Exceed Rs. 200 but not exceed Rs.400 100 300
5. Exceed Rs.400 150 450 100 300


PRIVATE SANITARY CONVENIENCES (CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND SUPERVISION) RULES, 1941

In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 40(1)(b) and 128 and sub-section (2) of Section 129 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Madras Act III of 1939), His Excellency, the Governor of Madras is pleased to make the following rules:-

PART-1

General}}

1. These rules may be called the Private Sanitary Conveniences (Construction, Maintenance and Supervision) Rules, 1941

2. Every latrine shall be provided with a suitable doorway having a properly fitted door or screen, which shall be maintained at all times in good order.

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3. The floor of every latrine shall be of non-absorbent material and shall in every part be at least three inches higher than the surface of the adjoining ground and be suitably graded.

4. When two or more seats are provided in a latrine, each seat shall be separated from the other or others by a partition SO Constructed as to secure privacy to the persons using such latrines.

5. The OCCupier of any premises shall cause every latrine in such premises to be maintained at all times in good order.

6. The occupier of any premises shall, when so required by the Health Officer, provide and use disinfectants and other accessories for the disinfection of the latrine in such premises.

PART II

Water Closets

7. Water closets shall be in accordance with one or other of the type designs approved by the Sanitary Engineer or other authority empowered by the Government in this behalf. The work of installation should be done by a licensed plumber or under the supervision of a qualified person.

8. (1) No septic tank shall be constructed in any premises except in accordance with one of the type designs approved by the Sanitary Engineer or other authority empowered by the Government in his behalf. The work shall not be executed except by a licensed plumber or under the supervision of a qualified person.

(2) In the case of premises owned by the Government, the work shall not be brought into use unless it is certified that it has been properly constructed(a) by an officer of the Public Health Department of the Government or the local authority not below the rank of a Second-Class Health Officer; and (b) by an Engineering Officer of the Government not below the rank of Assistant Engineer in the Madras Engineering Service.

(3) In the case of premises not owned by the Government the work shall not be brought into ԱSe(a) in a municipal area, unless it is certified that it has been properly constructed(i) by the municipal Health Officer or if there is no municipal Health Officer by an officer of the Public Health Department of the Government or of the district board of the district in which the municipality is situated, not below the rank of Assistant Health Officer, and (ii) by the Municipal Engineer or if there is no Municipal Engineer by an Engineering Officer of the district board of the district in which the municipality is situated, not below the rank of Local Fund Assistant Engineer; and (b) in other areas, unless it is certified that it has been properly constructed by the Assistant District Health Officer and by the Local Fund Assistant Engineer.

9. The water closet and septic tank and works connected therewith shall be maintained in proper order and except human excreta no garbage, refuse, or other matter, which is likely to obstruct or interfere with their proper Working shall be placed or allowed in the water closet and septic tank Systems.

10. For the purposes of this part a local authority may maintain a list of licensed plumbers or a register of qualified persons in accordance with the bye-laws framed by such local authority in this behalf.

PART III

Privy

11. Every person who constructs a privy in connection with a building shall comply with the following conditions:-

(a) The privy shall be so constructed that the entrance to it is from an open space or verandah and not directly from a habitable portion of the main building.

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(b) It shall be situated at a distance of not less than 10 feet from any portion of the building which is used for habitation or for storing or preparing any articles of food or drink.

(c) It shall be situated at a distance of not less than 20 feet from any Well, Spring or stream of water used or likely to be used by men for drinking or for the manufacture of drinks for use of men:

Provided that this clause shall not be deemed to authorise the construction of a privy at any place, if it is likely to render the water in any such Well, spring or stream liable to contamination.

(d) It shall be so situated that it shall have suitable means of access to the Scavengers for cleaning and the removal of excreta:

Provided that Clauses (a), (b) and (c) of this rule shall not apply to bathrooms where commodes and chamber pots are used.

Note:- A privy is a latrine, which is not served by a water carriage system as well as one in which a bore or hole in the earth is not used to receive the excreta.

12. Every privy shall be provided with adequate means of lighting and ventilation.

13. The owner of any premises shall, if such premises are occupied by more than one family, provide for the use of each family separate latrine accommodation on the following scale:-

(a) In areas where there is water carriage system, one flush out seat for an ordinary family consisting of half a dozen members.

(b) In the case of dry earth latrine where bucket is used as a Common receptacle, two seats with buckets for a small family of less than six members.

(c) In the case of other types of dry earth latrines, where no receptacles are used, at least three seats for each family: Provided that the Health Officer may for reasons to be recorded in writing relax the provisions of this rule in any particular case -

(1) The owner of any premises shall, if so directed by the Health Officer, provide in the privy in such premises one or more movable galvanized and tarred receptacles for depositing eXCreta.

(2) Such receptacles shall be

(a) so constructed and placed that their contents may not at any time be exposed to rain or discharge into any drain, or escape by leakage or otherwise from the receptacle.

(b) constructed of such materials as to prevent the absorption by the receptacles of any filth deposited therein.

(3) No such receptacle shall exceed one cubic foot in capacity.

14. If a receptacle for excreta has been provided in a privy in any premises,

(a) the whole of the containing Walls of the Space beneath the seat, except Such opening as may be necessary for affording access to the space, shall be constructed so as to be impervious to moisture;

(b) the floor of the space beneath the seat shall be at least three inches above the surface of the adjoining ground;

(c) the seat, the aperture in the seat and the space beneath the seat shall be of such dimensions exceeding one cubic foot and be so placed and fitted beneath the seat as to prevent the deposit of any filth elsewhere than in such receptacle;

(d) adequate access for cleaning the space beneath the seat and for removing therefrom or placing therein the receptacle for filth shall be provided.

15. If the privy in any premises has been provided with a receptacle for the deposit of excreta, the occupier of such premises shall, if so directed by the Health Officer, keep a sufficient supply of dry earth or other deodorizing substance in a suitable vessel of adequate capacity and deposit or cause to or deodorizing substance in the receptacle after each use of the privy.

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16. No person shall

(i) in the removal of filth, use any chart or receptacle not having a covering properfor preventing the escape of the contents thereof or of the stench therefrom, or

(ii) intentionally or negligently spill any filth in the removal thereof, or

(iii) omit to Sweep and clean carefully every place in which any such filth has been spilled, or

(iv) place or set down in any public place any filth whether in a vessel closed or open.

17. No person shall place on the surface of the ground or otherwise dispose of human excreta in such a manner as is likely to contaminate any source of water which is used or likely to be used for drinking or any other domestic purposes.

PART IV

Bore-Hole Latrines

18. The rules in this part shall apply to bore-hole latrines only.

(1) The bore-hole latrine shall be so constructed that the entrance to it is from an open space and not directly from a habitable portion of the main building.

(2) It shall be situated at a distance of not less than 20 feet from the rest of the building.

(3) It shall be situated at a distance of not less than 40 feet from any Well, Spring or stream of water used or likely to be used by men for drinking or domestic purposes or for the manufacture of drinks for use of men:

Provided that this sub-rule shall not be deemed to authorize the construction of a bore-hole latrine at any place if it is likely to render the water in any such well, spring or stream liable to contamination.

(a) its diameter shall not exceed 16 inches and its depth shall be not less than 12 feet;

(b) its sides shall be lined with matting or similar material if it is sunk in loose soil;

(c) a concrete squatting slab or a seat made of durable material and provided with suitable opening in the centre for the deposit of excreta shall be placed over the bore-hole;

(d) the Squatting slab or seat shall rest on a secure foundation.

20. The occupier of a premises in which a bore-hole latrine has been provided shall fill or cause to be filled such latrines with earth if the level of the excretal contents therein is within three feet from the opening of the bore-hole.

21. If any bore-hole latrine is filled with earth in accordance with the provisions of Rule 20, the owner of the premises shall provide another bore-hole latrine for the use of the occupiers of such premises.

22. The occupier of a premises in which a bore-hole latrine is provided shall maintain it in such a condition as to check the breeding of flies, and shall adopt such measures as may be specified by the Health Officer for this purpose.

23. A bore-hole latrine which is intended or constructed for the deposit of human excreta shall not be used for depositing any other refuse.

PART- VI

Penalties

25. Whoever contravenes

(a) any of the provisions contained in any of these rules, or

(b) disobeys or fails to comply with any direction given or any requisition made in pursuance of these rules shall be punishable

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(i) with fine which may extend to Rupees 50/- and in case of a Continuing breach which may extend to Rupees. 5/- for every day during which the breach continues after conviction for the first breach, or

(ii) with fine which may extend to Rupees 10/- for every day during which the breach continues after receipt of notice from the executive authority or the Health Officer to discontinue such breach.

RULES REGARDING THE APPORTIONMENT OF COST OF ALTERATION OR RECONSTRUCTION OF DRAINS

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of Section 28 and 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 rule:-

Where by reason of a local authority changing its system or drainage or undertaking a new system of drainage in lieu of an old system, it becomes necessary for the owner of any premises to reconstruct or alter any drain, the cost of the reconstruction or alteration of that portion of the drain which is situated inside the premises shall be borne wholly by the owner and the cost of the reconstruction or alteration of that portion of the drain which is situated outside the premises shall be borne wholly by the local authority.


THE MADRAS FAIRS AND FESTIVALS LICENSING OF HOUSES FOR RECEPTION OF VISITORS RULES, 1939

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 125 and Sub-section (1) and Clause (a) of 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 make the following rules:-

1. These rules may be called The Madras Fairs and Festivals Licensing of Houses for Reception of Visitors Rules, 1939.

2. (1) The owner or occupier of a house applying for a licence under Section 125 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 shall specify in the application the following particulars:-

(a) His full name and place of residence;

(b) the situation of the premises to be used for the accommodation of visitors for gain;

(c) the total number of rooms in the house, the dimensions of each room and the purpose or purposes for which each room is proposed to be used; and

(d) the other space such as verandahs, open spaces and yards available in the house.

(2) He shall remit with his application a fee of Rupees 2/- for every fifteen days or fraction thereof for which the license is applied for.

(3) The license granted shall be in the form appended to these rules.

3. No license shall be granted unless the house is certified by an officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector as fit for the purpose of accommodating visitors.

4. The license shall not permit any room wholly or partly used for habitation to be occupied at any one time by a greater number of persons than will allow 30 Square feet of floor space and 300 cubic feet for each person exceeding ten years of age and 20 square feet of floor space and 200 cubic feet for each person not exceeding ten years of age.

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5. The license shall provide sufficient means of ventilation and lighting for every room in the premises and shall cause the means of ventilation and the lights to be maintained at all times in good order and efficient action.

6. The licensee shall not accommodate more than the number of visitors permitted in the license.

7. When separate rooms are not provided for the exclusive use of individual visitors or families, the licensee shall provide separate accommodation for the exclusive use of visitors of each shed:

Provided that nothing contained in this rule shall apply to the accommodation of visitors below ten years of age.

8. No person of either sex not below ten years of age shall use or occupy any room which may be used or Occupied as a sleeping apartment by persons of the other sex not below ten years of age:

Provided that this rule shall not be taken to prohibit the occupation by a husband and wife and members of their family of any room provided for their exclusive use.

9. (1) The licensee shall provide in the premises sufficient and suitable arrangements for the storage of a sufficient supply of wholesome water available at all times for the use of the visitors for drinking purposes. If there is no continuous system of drinking water supply in the premises, the Water stored shall not be less than one gallon per visitor per day.

(2) The licensee shall also provide in the premises water available at all times for the use of the visitors for other purposes. If there is no continuous system of water-supply in the premises the water stored shall not be less than 10 gallon per visitor per day.

(3) If the water, whether for drinking or other purposes is not obtained from the piped water supply System in the local area, it shall be derived from such source or Sources as may be approved by the Health Officer.

10. The licensee shall, if directed by the Health Officer, provide in the premises suitable bathing rooms and Washing facilities for the visitors.

11. (1) The licensee shall provide in the premises, for the use of the visitors of each sex, latrines, of such size and description as may be specified by an officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector and shall make adequate arrangements for the cleansing of such latrines and for maintaining them fit for ԱSe.

(2) Every latrine shall, unless it is a flush-out latrine, have a separate entrance from the external air, and shall be located at a distance of not less than 10 feet from the rest of the building and 20 feet from a drinking water source.

12. The licensee shall provide such drains or other means for effectively draining the premises as may be directed by the Health Officer and shall cause all such drains or other means of drainage to be maintained in good order and clean condition.

'13. (1) The licensee shall cause the floor of every room and passage and every stair in the premises to be at all times in a thoroughly clean condition.

(2) He shall cause every yard, area and other open space within the premises to be maintained at all times in good order and to be thoroughly cleansed from time to time as often as may be necessary for the purpose of keeping such yard, area and other open space in a clean condition.

(3) He shall provide suitable air-tight non absorbent covered receptacles in suitable places in the premises for the deposit of all refuse matter and such receptacles shall be emptied at least once in twenty-four hours.

(4) He shall prevent any accumulation of rubbish or filth in the premises.

14. The licensee shall cause every part of the internal surface of the walls and ceiling of the house to be hot lime washed before visitors are admitted.

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15. The licensee shall not employ or continue to employ in or admit into the premises any person whom be knows or has reason to believe to be suffering from an infectious disease.

16. (1) If the licensee knows or has reason to believe that any person in the house is suffering from an infectious disease

(i) he shall give or cause to be given immediate notice of the occurrence of Such disease to the Health Officer or the Executive Authority or any Officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector;

(ii) he shall segregate Such person in a separate room and shall adopt all such measures as may be necessary to prevent the spread of infection and carry out such orders as may be issued in this behalf by the Health Officer or Executive authority.

(2) He shall not at any time, while a person in the house is suffering from an infectious disease, cause or allow any other person except a relative of such person or a person attending on such person to use or occupy the same room as such person.

(3) He shall immediately after the death, removal or recovery of any person in the house who has been suffering from an infectious disease, cause every part of the room which may have been occupied by such person to be thoroughly cleansed and disinfected, and cause every article in such room to be in like manner cleansed and disinfected to the satisfaction of the Health Officer.

17. In the event of the existence of a case of infectious disease, on the premises the licensee shall not receive any visitor in such premises, without the permission of the Health Officer.

18. The licensee shall not cause or suffer to be used as a sleeping apartment any room intended for use as a kitchen, scullery, store-room or lumber room.

19. The licensee shall not allow any part of the premises to be used in a manner likely to be a nuisance.

20. (1) The licensee shall maintain in such form as may be specified by the Health Officer a register showing the full names and permanent addresses of all the visitors halting in the premises.

(2) This register shall be produced by the licensee at any time on demand by the Executive Authority or any Officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector.

21. The house in respect of which a licence is granted under Section 125 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939, shall be open to inspection by the Executive Authority, any Officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector or any person empowered by the Executive Authority in this behalf.

22. Whoever commits a breach of any of the above rules shall be punishable:

(i) with fine which may extend to fifty rupees, and in case of a continuing breach, with fine which may extend to fifteen rupees for every day during which the breach continues after conviction for the first breach; and

(ii) with fine which may extend to ten rupees for every day during which the breach continues after receipt of notice from the Executive Authority or the Health Officer to discontinue such breach.

FORM OF LICENSE
(See Rule 203)
Under Section 125 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939

            Residing in .................................................. landowner................................................................ of premises .................................................................. No ........................................................................ Occupier ................................................................................................ Village at ...................................................................street in .......................................................................................................................................... town is hereby licensed to accommodate in the said premises ............................................................................................................................................ not more than ..................................................................... visitors during the ....................................................................................................... fair or festival

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This license shall remain in force for a period of fifteen days from the date of issue

and is subject to the rules and bye-laws inforce for the time being and the conditions mentioned below:-

Date of issue ............................................ Signature ......................................

Date of expiry ......................................... Designation Health Officer

Executive Authority.

Conditions.


MANNER OF SPENDING PROCEEDS OF TAXES AND TOLLS LEVIED IN RESPECT OF FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 126 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Madras Act Ill of 1939), His Excellency the Governor of Madras is hereby pleased to direct that if in respect of any fair or festival any tax or toll is levied the local authority shall spend the proceeds thereof.-

Firstly - for the purposes specified in Section 120 of the said Act, and the rules made there under,

Secondly - on the provision of such permanent arrangements as are calculated to lead to better sanitation at, or to promote the comforts and conveniences of the persons resorting to, the fair or festival, and

Lastly - the residue, if any, for the benefit of the local area in such manner as may be determined by the local authority.


RULE FOR THE PROVISION OF SANITARY ARRANGEMENTS ETC. DURING A FAR OR FESTIVAL

In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (12) of Section 120 and Clause (a) of subsection (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 make the following rule:-


The local authority within whose jurisdiction a fair or festival is held, or if it is held within the jurisdiction of two or more local authorities, any person or committee appointed by such local authorities jointly, shall make provision for the following purposes in addition to those mentioned in Clause (i) to (ii) of Section 120 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939, namely:-

(1) the employment of adequate temporary public health staff;

(2) the accommodation for the temporary medical and public health staff employed;

(3) the supply of water for the use of cattle and the opening of temporary veterinary dispensaries in connection with cattle fairs;

(4) the prevention of accidents by fire or drowning;

(5) the parking of vehicles; and

(6) the prevention of nuisance

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MADRAS PILGRIM TAX

(INLAND WATERWAYS) RULES, 1944

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of Section 117, Clause (a) of Subsection (2) of Section 128 and sub-section (2) 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:-

PART-I

Preliminary

1. (1) These rules may be called the Madras Pilgrim Tax (Inland Waterways) Rules, 1944.

(2) They extend only to the local area or part thereof in respect of which a notification has been issued under sub-section (1) of Section 117 of the Act.

2. In these rules unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context

(i) "the Act" means the Madras Public Health Act, 1939;

(ii) “notified area” means the area specified in the notification under sub-section (1) of Section 117 of the Act;

(iii) “notified period" means the period for which the pilgrim tax is imposed by a notification under sub-section (1) Section 117 of the Act;

(iv) "pilgrim tax” means the tax imposed by a notification under sub-section (1) of Section 117 of the Act;

(v) "responsible authority" means the local authority within whose jurisdiction a fair or festival is held, or if the fair or festival is held within the jurisdiction of two or more local authorities, the person or committee appointed by such local authorities, jointly under the provision of Section 120 of the Act; and

(vi) “vessel" includes any ship, barge, boat, raft, timber, bamboos or floating materials and propelled in any manner.

3. A copy of the notification under sub-section (1) of Section 117 of the Act legibly written or painted in English and in the language or languages of the local area shall be displayed at some conspicuous place at every jetty, quay or other landing place within a notified area or at the barrier controlling admission into such jetty, quay or other landing place.

4. The responsible authority may either:-

(a) entrust the collection of the pilgrim tax to the owner or other person in charge of the vessels conveying passengers from the notified area as provided in Part II of these rules; or

(b) itself arrange for the Collection of the pilgrim tax with the previous sanction of the Inspector of Municipal Councils and Local Boards as provided for in Part III of these Rules; or

(c) farmout the collection of the pilgrim tax as provided for in Part IV of these rules.

Explanation:- Nothing contained in this rule shall preclude the responsible authority from adopting any one of the methods specified above in one part of the notified area and any other method aforesaid in any other part thereof.

PART II

Collection by the owner or other person in charge of passenger vessels

5. The rules in this part shall apply to cases where the collection of the pilgrim tax is entrusted to the owner or other person in charge of the vessels conveying persons from the notified area.

6. The pilgrim tax shall be collected as a surcharge on the fares.

7. No person shall be permitted to board vessel conveying passengers from notified area

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unless he is in possession of a pilgrim tax ticket showing the tax paid except in cases where a ticket for the journey is issued to passengers after entry into the vessel and the pilgrim tax tickets are issued along with the ticket or tickets for the journey.

8. The responsible authority may print and supply pilgrim tax tickets to the owner or other person in charge of the vessels in which case due regard shall be paid to this circumstances in assessing the cost of Collection and the fees to be paid to him under Rule 9.

9. The owner or other person in charge of the vessel shall be entitled to receive from the collections of the tax

(a) such percentage of the collections not exceeding 3 percent thereof as may be agreed upon between the owner or other person in charge of the vessel and the responsible authority, towards the cost of collection;

(b) Such sum towards the cost of printing tickets (when they are not printed and supplied by the responsible authority) as may be agreed upon between the owner or other person in charge of the vessel and the responsible authority; and

(c) Such fees as may be agreed upon between the responsible authority and the owner or other person in charge of the vessel:

Provided that the amount fixed as fees shall not be in excess of the cost of collection under Clause (a) except with the previous sanction of the Inspector of Municipal Councils and Local Boards or other person duly authorised by the Government in this behalf.

10. After deducting the amounts due under rule 9, the owner or other person in charge of the vessel shall pay the amount of the pilgrim tax to the responsible authority within fifteen days of the expiry of the notified period.

11. With each payment under Rule 10, the owner or other person in charge of the vessel shall forward to the responsible authority a statement in the form shown in the Annexure to these rules.

12. The responsible authority may require the owner or other person in charge of a vessel to deposit such sum of money as may be decided by it as security for the due discharge by him of his duties and responsibilities imposed on him by or under these rules.

13. The security furnished under Rule 12 shall be maintained in full during the notified period and shall be liable to forfeiture by the responsible authority if the owner or other person in charge of the vessel fails to carry Out all or any of the duties and responsibilities imposed on him by or under these rules. The security shall also in the event of default be liable to adjustment towards the amount due under rule 10 at any time without previous intimation.

14. An appeal shall lie to the Inspector of Municipal Councils and Local Boards against an order of the responsible authority under Rule 13 within a month of the date of communication of the order by the responsible authority to the owner or other person in charge of the vessel and the decision of the said Inspector thereon shall be final.

15. (1) Any dispute between the responsible authority and the owner or other person in charge of the vessel as regards

(a) the gross amount of the tax collected; or

(b) the amount to be deducted under Rule 9; or

(c) the amount to be paid to the responsible authority under Rule 10; or

(d) the accuracy of the statement submitted under Rule 11; or

(e) the security to be deposited under rule 12 shall be referred to the Inspector of Municipal Councils and Local Boards for decision within two months of the expiry of the notified period: Provided that, for sufficient reasons to be recorded in writing, the said Inspector may extend the period aforesaid.

(2) An appeal shall lie to the Government against any decision of the Inspector of Municipal

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Councils and Local Boards under sub-rule (1) within a month of the date of communication of the Inspector's decision to the parties and the decision of the Government thereon shall be final.

16. The owner or other person in charge of a vessel shall maintain a register showing the number of adult and child passengers embarking on the vessel during each journey. This register shall be produced for the inspection of the responsible authority when so required.

Explanation:- For the purpose of this rule, a person who has not attained the age of twelve years shall be produced for the inspection of the responsible authority when so required.

Explanation:- For the purpose of this rule, a person who has not attained the age of twelve years shall be deemed to be a child and any other person an adult.

17. Any sums due to the responsible authority under this part shall be recovered in the same manner in which arrears of taxes are collected by a local authority.

PART III

Collection by responsible authority

18. The rules in this part shall apply to the collection of pilgrim tax by the responsible authority through its own agency.

19. The responsible authority may erect suitable structures or barriers for controlling admission into every jetty, quay or other landing place where passengers embark or on the road or roads leading to such jetty, quay or other landing places and may place the collection of the pilgrim tax under such person as it thinks fit.

20. No person shall with intent to evade payment of the pilgrim tax(a) pass the structure or barrier referred to in Rule 19 without stopping and paying the pilgrim tax;

(b) leave the road and pass any adjacent land; or

(c) take a boat at an unauthorised place with a view to board the vessel Conveying persons from the notified area.

PART IV

Farming the collection of pilgrim tax

21. The responsible authority may, with the previous sanction of the Inspector of Municipal Councils and Local Boards -

i) farm out the collection of the pilgrim tax on such terms and conditions as it thinks fit; and

(ii) empower the person to whom the right to collect the pilgrim tax is farmed out to exercise all or any of the powers conferred by or under the Act and the rules and bye-laws framed there under for the levy and collection of the pilgrim tax.

PART V

22. Any Officer of the local authority or local authorities within whose jurisdiction a fair or festival is held, authorised, by the responsible authority in this behalf may at any time enter any vessel carrying passengers from the notified area, check the pilgrim tax ticket of any passenger and remove any passenger who has not obtained a pilgrim tax ticket before the vessel leaves the jetty, quay or other landing place.

23. The pilgrim tax tickets shall be printed. There shall be a counterfoil for each pilgrim tax ticket and the counterfoils shall be maintained by the responsible authority.

24. In the cases where the fair or festivals held within the jurisdiction of two or more local authorities, the net proceeds of the pilgrim tax shall be distributed between the local authorities in such proportions as may be determined by the Government.

Explanation:- "Net proceeds" shall mean

(a) the amount payable to the responsible authority under Rule 10 together with the amount if any, forfeited under Rule 13 out of the security furnished under Rule 12 or

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(b) the amount Collected by the responsible authority under the provisions of Part III less the cost of collection;

(c) the amount for which the right to collect the pilgrim tax is farmed out under Rule 21.

25. Whoever Contravenes the provisions of Rule 20 or otherwise evades the payment of the pilgrim tax shall be punishable with fine which may extend to Rupees 100/-

ANNEXURE

Statement of Pilgrim tax collected from persons leaving a fair or festival centre by inland Waterways

Name of fair or festival Centre
District and taluk
Date Name or Number of vessel Place of departure in the fairor festival Number of outgoing tickets sold and number of persons leaving the fair or festival centre Pilgrim tax collected Total
Adults Children
Rs. P Rs. P Rs. P
Total number of persons transported from fair or festival centre
Cost of collection
Cost of printing tickets
Net amount of pilgrim tax payable to local authority
Station: Signature of owner or person in charge of vessel
Dated:

Note:- For the purpose of this Annexure, a person who has not attained the age of twelve years shall be deemed to be a "child" and any other person an adult.

PUBLIC SANITARY CONVENIENCE (PROVISION AND MAINTENANCE) RULES, 1940

In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 37 and 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 Public Sanitary Convenience (Provision and Maintenance) Rules, 1940.

2. Every public sanitary convenience constituted or provided by a local authority shall be of a design, or conform to one of the type design approved by the Superintending Engineer (Public Health).

The provision of this rule shall not apply in the case of city of Madras.

3. (1) If a public sanitary convenience is intended for the use of both sexes, the portion intended for one sex shall be completely screened from that intended for the other by a partition Wall not less than 7 feet in height and have separate means of entrance.

(2) Every seat in a public Sanitary convenience shall be effectively screened so as to secure adequate privacy to the user thereof.

4. No public sanitary convenience shall be situated as to cause risk of contamination of any Source of water-Supply used for drinking or domestic purposes. All public sanitary Convenience in existence on the date of the coming into force of these rules which do not comply with the provisions of this rule shall be closed and new ones shall be provided at suitable places within one year of the said date.

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5. Public sanitary conveniences shall be constituted or provided only on such sites as are approved by the Health Officer in the case of urban local areas and by an officer of the Public Health Department of the local authority concerned not below the rank of Health or Sanitary Inspector in the case of non-urban areas.

6. Rules 2, 3 and 5 shall not apply to temporary sanitary convenience provided on occasion of fairs and festivals or for other temporary occasion.


RULES REGARDING THE SERVICE OF NOTICE FOR PROTECTION OF WATER SUPPLY SOURCES FROM CΟΝΤΑΜΙΝΑΤΙΟΝ ΕΤC.

In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (ii) 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 111 of 1939), His Excellency the Governor of Madras is hereby pleased to make the following rule:-

The service under sub-clause (ii) of Clause (b) of sub-section (4) of Section 20 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939, of a notice issued under sub-section (2) of the said section shall be made in the following manner, namely:-

(a) if the notice is to be served on a local authority,

(i) by giving or tendering the notice to the executive authority of the local authority; or

(ii) by sending the same to him by registered post; and

(b) if the notice is to be served on the person owning or having control over source of water supply.

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

(ii) 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

(iii) if his address is known to the Collector or other officer appointed by the Government under sub-section (1) of the said section, by sending the same to him by registered post; or

(iv) if none of the means aforesaid be available, by affixing the same in some conspicuous part of such place of abode or business.


RULES REGARDING THE ASSIGNMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ESTABLISHMENT IN CASES OF EMERGENCY

In exercise of the powers conferred by Clause (h) of sub-section (i) of Sections 13 and 128 of the Madras Public Health Act (Madras Act III of 1939), His Excellency the Governor of Madras is hereby pleased to make the following rules:-

1. The assignment by the Director of Health Services) or members of the Public Health establishment under Clause (b) of sub-section () of Section 13 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (hereinafter referred to as 'the Act') to any local area for temporary duty shall ordinarily be made from any other local area in the same district or from a local area in an adjoining district.

2. Whenever action is taken under Clause (b) of sub-section (i) of Section 13 of the Act, the 'Director of Health Services shall communicate the action taken by him to the local authorities Concerned.

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3. The establishment assigned for temporary duty in a local area under Rule 1 shall work under the supervision and disciplinary control of the Health Officer for that area.

4. The travelling allowances and the transit pay of a member of the Public Health establishment of a local area assigned for temporary duty in another local area both in respect of the journey therefrom after the temporary duty to the former local area shall be borne by the local authority of the latter local area.


RULES FOR VACCINATION IN RURAL AREAS UNDER SECTION 81

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 81 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Madras Act III of 1939), the Government of Kerala hereby make the following rules relating to the vaccination in rural areas transferred from the Madras State, the same having been previously published as required by Section 130 of the said Act. Rules for Vaccination in Rural Areas under Section 81 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Act III of 1939).

1. (1) These rules may be called Vaccination in Rural areas transferred from the former Madras State to the Kerala State.

(2) These rules shall apply to the rural areas which were transferred from the former Madras State to the Kerala State and shall come into force from 30-3-1964.

2. Definitions.- In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires,

(i) "Child" means a boy or a girl who has not attained the age of 18 years.

(ii) "Executive authority" means the Executive authority of the Panchayat as defined in Kerala Panchayats Act, 1960.

(iii) "Guardian" means any person to whom the care, nature or custody of any child falls by law or by natural right or recognised usage, or who has accepted or assumed the Care, nature or custody of any child or to whom the care, nature or custody of any child has been entrusted by any lawful authority.

(iv) "Health Officer" means the Health Officer if any employed by the local authority - or in any other case the officer exercising the powers of the Health Officer in the District.

(v) "Inspecting Officer" means the Health Inspector appointed by Government or the Health or Sanitary Inspector appointed by the Panchayat, and having jurisdiction over the local area or the Assistant District Medical Officer of Health or Health Officer or any person authorised in this behalf by the State Government to inspect vaccinations performed by a vaccinator;

(vi) "Local area" means a Panchayat area.

(vii)"Parent" means the father or mother of a legitimate child and the mother of an illegitimate child;

(viii) "Person" means a male or female who has attained the age of eighteen years.

(ix) "Primary vaccination" means the vaccination performed for the first time on any individual and all subsequent operations are termed "re vaccination" provided the primary vaccination proved successful.

(x) "Rural area" means any area not coming within the limits of a Municipality ΟR Corporation.

(xi) "Unprotected child" means a child who has not been protected from small pox by having had the disease either naturally or by having been successfully vaccinated or re vaccinated within a period of seven years immediately preceding.

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(xii) "Unprotected person" means a person who has no visible marks of Small pox or is unable to provide satisfactory evidence of successful vaccination or re-vaccination carried out within a period of seven years immediately preceding.

(xiii) “Vaccination" means the operation by which sufficient vaccine lymp is introduced into the skin and allowed to be absorbed without interference or exposure to Sun for at least fifteen minutes following the operation and includes re-vaccination.

(xiv) "Vaccination depot" means a place or building where vaccination is performed free of charge by direction of the Director of Health Services or any person authorised by him.

(xv) “Vaccinator” means—

(a) Any medical practitioner registered under the Travancore-Cochin Medical Practitioners Act, 1953, or the Madras Medical Registration Act, 1914, or the law relating to the registration of Medical Practitioners for the time being in force;

Or

(b) Any licenciate or Associate Licenciate in Indian Medicine with training in vaccination and registered under Class A:

Or

(c) Any person possessing the qualification laid down by the State Government for a vaccinator or Health Assistant and employed by State Government or Panchayat;

Or

(d) any person qualified to hold the post of a Health Inspector or Sanitary Inspector.


3. (i) The parent or guardian of every unprotected child who is not less than three months old and who has resided for one month within the limits of local area shall take or cause the child to be taken to a vaccination depot for vaccination or re-vaccination as the case may be or shall procure such vaccination or re-vaccination by a vaccinator.


(ii) Every unprotected person residing within the limits of a local area shall get himself vaccinated or re-vaccinated as the case may be at a vaccination depot or by any other vaccinator.


(iii) Notice may be issued in Form No.1 to unprotected person or guardian of Such children to get them vaccinated.the case may be for inspection.


4. The Health Officer or Executive Authority or any person duly authorised by any of them may if any portion of the local area is threatened or infected with Small-pox, direct every person or child in the said area who has no visible mark of small-pox or is unable to produce Satisfactory evidence of successful vaccination or re-vaccination carried out within four years to be vaccinated forthwith.


5. Whenever the residence of an unprotected person or child is changed, such person Or the parent or guardian of such child as the case may be shall, within one month of Such change of residence notify the same to the Health Officer or the Executive Authority of the place from which the residence was changed or to any person authorised by the Health Officer or Executive Authority on this behalf furnishing full particulars as to the address of the new residence of the person or the child as the case may be.


6. (i) if a vaccinator finds that an unprotected person or child is not in a fit state of health to vaccinate, he shall deliver to such person or the parent or guardian of such child as the case may be, a certificate in Form No.ll to the effect that the person or child is not in a fit state for vaccination. Such certificate shall remain in force for the period specified therein not exceeding three months but may be renewed if necessary. The reason for the unfitness shall be specified in the Certificate.


(ii) If a vaccinator finds that an unprotected person or child is in a state of health fit for vaccination he shall forthwith vaccinate such person or child and deliver to such person or the parent or guardian of such child as the case may be a memorandum stating the date on which the vaccination was performed and specifying the date on which and the time and place at which the person or child should be present or be produced, as the case maybe for inspection.

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7. (i) On the date and at the time and place notified as aforesaid the person or child shall be presented or be produced as the case may be for inspection.

(ii) If the Inspecting Officer finds that the vaccination has been successful he shall, on demand, give to such person or parent or guardian of such child as the case may be a certificate to that effect in Form No.III annexed to this rule. In the case of re-vaccination the vaccinator shall after re-vaccination give on demand a certificate showing the date of re-vaccination to the person re-vaccinated or as the case may be, to the parent or guardian of child re-vaccinated.

(iii) In the event of the vaccination being unsuccessful the Inspecting Officer, if he thinks fit, may direct that the unprotected person or child shall again be vaccinated and subsequently inspected as provided in these rules. Such person or the parent or guardian of such child shall be bound to comply with such direction.

8. When an unprotected person or child is vaccinated by a vaccinator not employed by the Government or by the local authority, such person or the parent or guardian of that child as the case may be shall forward within 15 days of the date of vaccination a certificate of successful vaccination from such vaccinator to the Health Officer or to such person as may be authorised by the Health Officer in that behalf.

9. The Executive Authority or the Health Officer may cancel any certificate given under these rules if it is proved to his satisfaction that such certificate has been improperly given or obtained on behalf of any unprotected person or child and thereupon such certificate shall cease to be valid and notice of such cancellation shall forthwith be given to such unprotected person or the parent or guardian of such unprotected child as the case may be.

10. No fee or remuneration shall be accepted by a vaccinator employed by the Government for any vaccination performed or certificate given under these rules. If any unprotected person or parent or guardian of any unprotected child is desirous that vaccination should be done at the residence of such person or child, the Health Officer may upon application by such person or such parent or guardian as the case may be and upon payment of such fee as the local authority may fix, direct a vaccinator to perform the vaccination at such residence.

11. (i) if the Health Officer or any person authorised by him in this behalf has reason to believe that there is an unprotected person or child in any house he may call upon or issue notice in Form No.IV to

(a) such person to be present for inspection between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and to state his age, parentage, place of birth and duration of his residence in the area;

(b) the parent or guardian of any such child in the house under his care to produce the child for inspection between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and to state the age, parentage, place of birth and duration of residence of the child in the area.

(ii) The Health Officer, the executive authority or any other person authorised by him under sub-rule (1) shall

(a) if he is aware of the existence of any person or child who is unprotected and is fit for vaccination or

(b) if on a requisition under sub-rule (i) any person refuses to be present or any parent or guardian refuses to produce any child under his care for inspection or

(c) if after inspection, it is proved to his satisfaction that any person or child is unprotected and is fit for Vaccination or

(d) if he is acting in pursuance of the powers vested in him under Rule 4 deliver to such person or the parent or guardian of Such child or cause to be affixed to the house of Such person or such parent or guardian notice in Form No.1 requiring the person or child as the case may be to be vaccinated within 72 hours at a time and place to be specified in the said notice. The person, or the parent or guardian to whom such notice is delivered or at whose house it is affixed shall be bound to comply with it unless a certificate is produced from a vaccinator to the effect that such person or child has either been successfully vaccinated already or is unfit for vaccination.

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12. The provision contained in Rules 6 to 10 shall so far as may be, apply to re-vaccination of an unprotected person or child. Re-vaccination shall be performed five years after a primary vaccination (within three months period) and thereafter at interval of seven years (within three months).

13. Whoever commits a breach of any of the above rules shall be liable on Conviction

(a) to a fine which may extend to twenty rupees,

(b) in the case of continuing breach to a fine which may extend to five rupees for every day during which the breach continues after conviction or after receipt of notice from the Health Officer or Executive Authority or any person authorised by him to discontinue Such breach:

Provided that the amount of fine shall in no case exceed one hundred rupees

FORM No-I
Notice for Vaccination
[See Rules 3(iii) and ll(d)]
          Sri/Smt..............................  residing in .......... (House) Amsom................ Desom ................... Taluk.............. District................ is hereby informed that he/his son/daughter............................ aged ......................................................................................................... (in the case of minor children) shall appear be produced for inspection and shall be subject to vaccination/revaccination for protection against small-pox on .................... (date) at.............. (time) ................ at................... (place) failing which he shall be liable for punishment under the rules. 

Station : Signature..............

Date : Designation............


FORM No-II
Certificate of postponement of Vaccination
See Rule 6 (i)

The child/person............aged............ residing at........... is not in a fit state for vaccination for a period of........... months on account of

Station : Signature..............

Date : Designation............

In the case of child note name of parent or guardian of the child.

FORM No-III
Vaccination Certificate
See Rule 7(ii)

It is hereby certified that the child/person.........aged............. residing at ........ has been vaccinated/revaccinated On...........and bears............ marks.

Station : Signature..............

Date : Designation............


FORM No-IV
Notice for Inspection
See Rule 11 (i)
As it is known and there is every reason to believe that you/your son/your daughter aged.......residing in........ (House) Amsom ........ Desom .............. Taluk .......... District.......... require/requires protection from small-pox, you are therefore requested to produce/ to be present, in the house for inspection during my visit at......... (hours) on .......... (date). You will furnish such necessary information as to age, parentage, place of birth and the duration of the residence in the area etc., relating to you/your child. 

You will be subject to prosecution under the rules in case you fail to Comply with the notice.

Station : Signature..............

Date : Designation............

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NOTIFICATIONS UNDER TRAVANCORE-COCHIN PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 1955

Travancore Cochin Public Health Regulation


Regulation prescribing the qualification for appointment to the various posts in the Public Health Establishments of Panchayats

Section 6 (2)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of Section 6 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act (Act XVI of 1955) the Government of Kerala hereby make the following regulation, prescribing the qualifications for appointment to the various posts in the Public Health Establishment of Panchayats in the erstwhile Travancore-Cochin area of the State.

The qualification for appointment to the various posts shall be as follows:-


I. Health Officer-Medical qualifications not lower than that of a licentiate in medicine registrable under the Indian Medical Councils Act with a degree or diploma in Public Health.


II. Midwife.- (a) Holder of a certificate of any of the following institutions.


(i) Government School of Nursing, Trivandrum.


(ii) L.M.S. Mission Hospital Training School, Neyyoor.


(iii) Salvation Army Catherene Booth Hospital Training School, Nagercoil.


(iv) I.M.S. Hospital, Kundara.


(v) Thiruvalla Medical Mission Nursing School for three years from 10-10-1953 till 10-101956; or


(b) Holders of Trained Midwifes and Nurses certificates of any of the State Governments in the Indian Union; or


(c) S.S.L.C. candidates with two years midwifery training in any Government Institution.


III. Health Assistants .-Sanitary Inspectors' test, Bombay or Madras; or Health Inspectors' Certificate of the Medical College, Trivandrum.


IV. Sweepers.- (1) Ability to read and write Malayalam, Tamil or Hindi.


(2) Physical fitness. (Published in Gazette of 16-7-1967)

Section 9 Authorising the Veterinary Surgeons of the Animal Husbandry Department to exercise powers of Health Officer under Chapter XII

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 9 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (Act XVI of 1955) Government hereby authorise the Veterinary Surgeons of the Animal Husbandry Department to exercise within their respective jurisdiction all the powers of a Health Officer under the provisions of Chapter XII of the said Act. (Published under notification No. 8-650/ F 262/Health dt. 5-2-1963, in the Gazette dt. 12-2-1963.)

Section 3 appointing as Health officers

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (Act XVI of 1955) Government hereby appoint the District Health Officers, Medical Officers in charge of Health Units and Health Inspectors in charge of Taluk of the Public Health Department as Health Officers for all the purposes of the said Act. (Notification No. L-Dis 49-33/ 56 OP dt. 23-5-1956)

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Section 60 Declaring influenza to be a notified disease

In pursuance of Section 60 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (Act XVI of 1955) Government hereby declare that Influenza shall be a notified disease for purposes of Part II, Chapter VII of the said Act in the territories of Kerala State where the Act is applicable. (Published in the Gazette Extraordinary dt. 12-6-1957)

Section 60 Declaring Encephalitis to be a notified disease

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 60 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (Act XVI of 1955) the Government of Kerala hereby declare Encephalitis to be a notified disease for the purpose of Part II of the said Act in the Travancore-Cochin area of the State. (Notification No. HLB 4-59032/EHD dt. 21-7-1958 Published in the Gazette dt. 22-7-1958.)

Section 60(a) Declaring that infectious Hepatitis shall be a notified disease in Trichur District

In pursuance of Section 60(a) of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (Act XVI of 1955) Government hereby declare that infectious Hepatitis shall be a notified disease for the purpose of Chapter VII of the said Act in the area within the Trichur District. (Notification No. HLB 3-11519/61/HLD dt. 17-2-1961 Published in the Gazette dt. 28-2-1961)

Section 60 Declaring infective Hepatitis to be a notified disease

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 60 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (16 of 1955) the Government of Kerala hereby declare "infective Hepatitis' to be a notified disease for the purpose of Part II of Chapter VII of the said Act in the Travancore-Cochin area of the State.

Section 3 appointing Health Officers

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (Act 16 of 1955) and in supersession of the previous notification issued under Order No. L. Dis 4933/56/DD dated 17-3-1956 Government hereby appoint the District Medical Officer of Health, Assistant District Medical Officer of Health, Medical Officer in charge of Health Centres and Health Inspectors of Health Centres and of Community Development Blocks as Health Officers for all purposes of the said Act. (Notification No.71637/C2/63/HLD dt. 12-8-1964 Published in Kerala Gazette No.33 dt. 11-8-1964)

Section 60 Declaring Poliomyletis to be a notified disease

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 60 of the Travancore-Cochin Public Health Act, 1955 (Act 16 of 1955), the Government of Kerala hereby declare "POLIOMYLETIS" to be a notified disease for the purpose of Part II of Chapter VII of the said Act in the Travancore-Cochin area of the State. (Notification No. G.O.(Rt.) 2886/64/HLD. dt. 07/09/1964 Published in Gazette dt. 15/09/1964)

MADRAS PUBLIC HEALTH ACT, 1939

Section 62 Declaring encephalitis to be a notified disease

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 62 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Act III of 1939), the Government of Kerala hereby declare Encephalitis to be a notified disease for the purpose of Part II of the said Act in the territories referred to as "Malabar District" in Section 5(2) of the States Re-organisation Act, 1956 (Act 37 of 1956). (Notification No. HLB4-59032/58/ EHD. II dt. 21/07/1958 Published in the Gazette dt. 22/07/1958)

Section 62 Declaring Poliomyletis to be a notified disease

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 62 of the Madras Public Health Act, 1939 (Act III of 1939), the Government of Kerala hereby declare "POLIOMYLETIS" to be notified disease for the purpose of Part II of Chapter VII of the said Act in the Malabar District referred to in subsection (2) of section 5 of the States Re-organisation Act, 1956 (Central Act 37 of 1956). (Notification No. G.O.(Rt.) 2886/64/HLD. dt. O7/09/1964 Published in Kerala Gazette dt. 15/09/1964)

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