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