This legislation has been repealed.
No. 6270 of 1958 Version incorporating amendments as at 1 November 2009 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Section Page 1. Short title and commencement 2. Repealed PART I-INTRODUCTION 3. Definitions 4. Repealed 5. Application of Act PART II-ADMINISTRATION Division 1-General 6. Secretary 7. Secretary successor of Health Commission 8. Secretary subject to direction of Minister 8A. Delegation by Secretary 8B. Delegation by Minister 9. Data collection 9A. Opportunity of being heard by Secretary 10. Saving of rights of officers and persons affected by No. 4988. 11-15. Repealed Division 2-Repealed 16-23. Repealed 24. Consultative councils 24A. Disclosure of information by consultative councils Officers &c. 25. Further powers and duties of certain officers 26-29. Repealed Division 3-Local administration 29A. Functions of councils 29B. Municipal public health plans 29C. Inclusion of public health matters in Council Plan or strategic plan 29D. Transitional 30. Appointment of medical officers of health 30A. Appointment of environmental health officers 30B. Transitional provision-environmental health officers 31. Councils may share environmental health officers or medical officers of health 32. Council's delegation of power to refuse applications 33-36. Repealed 36A. Special powers of Secretary 37. Councils to report to the Secretary Divisions 4, 5-Repealed 38, 39. Repealed PART III-NUISANCES 39A. Application of Part 40. Definition 41. Duty of councils 42. Offence of causing a nuisance 43. Notification of nuisance 44. Notice to abate a nuisance 45. Failure of council to investigate complaint 46. Nuisance caused by two or more persons 47. Who may institute proceedings? 47A. Power of councils to delegate functions under this Part 47B. Power of councils to investigate nuisances outside their municipal districts 47C. Nuisances on unoccupied land 47D. Regulations PART IV-GENERAL SANITARY PROVISIONS Divisions 1-3-Repealed 48-67. Repealed Division 4-Offensive waterways etc. 68. Offensive waterways etc. on district boundaries etc. 69. Power to Secretary to require councils to show cause 70. Variation of orders 71. Execution of works 72. Waterways etc. not under control of council Division 5-Repealed 73-76. Repealed Division 6-Protection of water supplies 77-82. Repealed Division 7-Repealed 83, 84. Repealed Division 7A-Animals 85-86. Repealed 87. Regulations as to destruction etc. of rats and mice 88-91. Repealed Division 8-Repealed 92, 93. Repealed PART V-RADIATION SAFETY AND PEST CONTROL Divisions 1, 2-Repealed 94-108. Repealed Division 2AA-Radiation safety 108AA-108AL. Repealed Division 2A-Pest control operators 108A. Definitions 108B. Repealed 108C. Licensing of users of pesticides 108D. Repealed 108E. Returns 108F. Cancellation or suspension of licences 108G. Repealed 108H. Regulations Division 3-Repealed 109-117. Repealed PART VI-MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES Division 1-Preliminary 118. Definitions 119. Interpretation Division 2-Offences 120. Offence of infecting other persons Division 2A-Examining and testing after incidents involving care-givers or custodians 120A. Orders for tests 120AB. Further Orders or authorisations for tests 120AC. Post test or authorisation counselling 120B. Authorisation for tests 120C. Tests and test results 120D. No identification to be given 120DA. Directions about Orders or authorisations Division 3-Examining, testing, counselling, restriction and isolation orders 121. Orders 122. Appeals Division 4-Emergency powers 123. Power of Governor in Council to proclaim emergency 124. Orders of the Secretary in emergencies 125. Compensation for seizure of land, building or thing Division 5-Autopsies 126. Autopsies Division 6-Special provisions relating to the human immuno-deficiency virus 127. Information to be given to a person requesting a test for HIV 128. Privacy 129. Closure of court or tribunal 130. Information to be provided about the incidence of HIV Division 7-Blood and tissue donations 131. Definitions 132. Blood donations 132A. Transitional provision concerning statutory defence in relation to Hepatitis C 133. Tissue donations 134. Evidentiary 135. Liability of donors 136. False statements Division 8-Immunity 137. Immunity for giving information Division 9-Disease notification 138. Regulations about disease notification 139-142A Repealed PART VII-IMMUNISATION 143. Definitions 144. Immunisation status certificates to be produced upon enrolment at primary school 145. Outbreaks of prescribed infectious diseases in primary schools PART VIII-REGULATIONS 146. Regulations 147-149. Repealed 150-157. Repealed PARTS IX, IXA-Repealed 158-162A-Repealed PART IXB-CONSULTATIVE COUNCIL ON OBSTETRIC AND PAEDIATRIC MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY 162B. Definitions 162C. Constitution of Consultative Council 162CA. Repealed 162D. Procedure of Council 162E. Sub-committees 162F. Functions of the Council 162FA. Council may request disclosure 162FAA. Request to provide information in relation to the death of children 162FB. Disclosure of information held by the Council 162G. Report of birth 162H. Confidentiality 162I. Regulations PARTS X-XIA-Repealed 163-208I Repealed PART XII-ACCOMMODATION Division 1-Registration 209. Definitions 210. Registration 211. Offence 212. Access by authorised officers 213. Regulations Divisions 2-7-Repealed 214-227F Repealed PART XIII-PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRE 228. Regulations PARTS XIV, XIVA-Repealed 229-304B Repealed PART XV-MEAT SUPERVISION Divisions 1-Repealed 305. Repealed 306. Exceptions 307. Repealed 308. Definition of prohibited animal 309. Repealed 310. Storage of flesh of prohibited animals in certain shops 311. Storage of flesh of prohibited animals in certain vehicles 312. Exemption 313. Penalties 314. Regulations 315-327. Repealed Division 2-Repealed 328-332 Repealed PARTS XVI-XVIII-Repealed 333-366 Repealed PART XIX-REGISTRATIONS 366A. Repealed 366B. Premises 366C. Registration of premises 367. Registrations to be in manner prescribed 368. Registrations 369. Refusal of registration or renewal 370. Transfers 371. Register book 372. Powers and duties of Secretary or council 373. Repealed 374. Certificates of registration and renewal 374A. Delegation of councils' powers in relation to registration of premises 375. Registrations under other Acts 376. Regulations PART XX-GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY Division 1-General 377-383A Repealed 384. Powers of persons directed to hold inquiries 385. Vessels 386. Concern in contracts prohibited 387. Appeal to judge of the County Court 388. Repealed Division 2-Proclamations, regulations, by-laws, orders etc. 389. Proclamation 389A. Supreme Court-limitation of jurisdiction 390. Regulations of the Governor in Council 391. General provisions as to regulations 392-396. Repealed Division 3-Enforcement of Act 397-399. Repealed 399A. Identity cards 400. Powers of entry and inspection 401. General powers of inspection seizure etc. 402. Interference with official marks or seals 403. Obstruction etc. of officers etc. 404. Interference etc. with officers 404A. Impersonating an officer 405. Examination and seizure of adulterated substances 406. Power to require information 407. Duties of officers seizing substances etc. 408. Remedy to persons for things seized 409. Defacing notice etc. 410. Offences by occupiers and others 411. Works to be done by occupier instead of owner 412. Expenses recoverable 413. Enforcement of duty with regard to land etc. 414. Power of councils where owner cannot be found 415-417. Repealed 418. Crown lands to be put into sanitary condition 419. Repealed 420. Power to inspect register of births and deaths Division 4-Offences and legal proceedings 421. Other proceedings not affected 422. General penalty 423. Recovery of costs and expenses 424. Fraudulent conduct and false or misleading statements etc. 425. Service of notices and orders etc. 426. Proof of notices orders or documents 427. Continued operation of orders and notices 428. References to "owner" or "occupier" 429. No abatement 430-433. Repealed 434. Power to authorize proceedings 435. Power of officers to prosecute 436. Repealed 437. Simplification of proof in certain cases 438. Proof of by-laws regulations etc. 439. Documents as evidence 440. Evidence of orders notices etc. 441. Repealed 442. Certain signatures to be judicially noticed 442A. Repealed 443. Proof of ownership 444. Complaints etc. before Magistrates' Court 445. Appeal 446. Repealed 447. Proceedings in the Supreme Court 448. Removal of order etc. into Supreme Court 449. Repealed 450. Application of penalties Divisions 5, 6-Repealed 451, 452 Repealed __________________ 1-5-Repealed SCHEDULE 6-Notice of Birth to the Municipal Clerk 7-11-Repealed --------------- ENDNOTES 1. General Information 2. Table of Amendments 3. Explanatory Details