Health Act 1947

Infectious diseases.

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29.(1) The Minister may by regulation specify the diseases which are infectious diseases.

(2) Regulations under subsection (1) of this section may exclude an infectious disease from the application of any particular section of this Part of this Act.

(3) The Minister may define a disease in regulations under this section in any manner which he considers suitable including, in particular, by reference to any stage of the disease or by reference to any class of sufferers from the disease.

Annotations

Editorial Notes:

E576

Power pursuant to section exercised (25.05.2022) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (S.I. No. 258 of 2022).

E577

Power pursuant to section exercised (20.02.2020) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I. No. 53 of 2020).

E578

Power pursuant to section exercised (18.12.2018) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 567 of 2018).

E579

Power pursuant to section exercised (12.10.2009) by Infectious Diseases (Aircraft) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 411 of 2009).

E580

Power pursuant to section exercised (16.01.2008) by Infectious Diseases (Shipping) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 4 of 2008).

E581

Power pursuant to section exercised (27.07.2007) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 559 of 2007).

E582

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2005) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 865 of 2004), in effect as per reg. 2.

E583

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2004) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 707 of 2003), in effect as per reg. 2.

E584

Power pursuant to section exercised (2.05.2003) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 180 of 2003).

E585

Power pursuant to section exercised (28.03.2003) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 115 of 2003).

E586

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.07.2000) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 151 of 2000), in effect as per reg. 2.

E587

Power pursuant to section exercised (16.12.1996) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 384 of 1996).

E588

Power pursuant to section exercised (14.11.1988) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 288 of 1988).

E589

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.11.1985) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 268 of 1985), in effect as per reg. 3.

E590

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981), in effect as per reg. 3.

E591

Power pursuant to Act exercised (16.06.1952) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations, 1952 (Revocation) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 166 of 1952).

E592

Power pursuant to Act exercised (23.05.1949) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1949 (Revocation) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 149 of 1949).

E593

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (23.05.2016) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 276 of 2016); superseded (18.12.2018) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 567 of 2018), reg. 2(b) and sch.

E594

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (15.12.2015) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 566 of 2015); superseded (23.05.2016) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 276 of 2016), reg. 2 and sch.

E595

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (21.09.2011) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 452 of 2011), in effect as per reg. 2; superseded (15.12.2015) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 566 of 2015), reg. 2 and sch.

E596

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (22.10.1980) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 322 of 1980); rendered obsolete by revocation of Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948) (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 3.

E597

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (20.09.1976) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (S.I. No. 214 of 1976); rendered obsolete by revocation of Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948) (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 3.

E598

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (22.05.1968) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 114 of 1968); rendered obsolete by revocation of Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948) (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 3.

E599

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (14.09.1956) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 244 of 1956); revoked (22.05.1968) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 114 of 1968), reg. 5(2).

E600

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (29.09.1952) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 291 of 1952); rendered obsolete by revocation of Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948) (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 380 of 1981), reg. 4 and sch., in effect as per reg. 3.

E601

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (7.03.1952) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 53 of 1952); revoked (16.06.1952) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations, 1952 (Revocation) Regulations 1952 (S.I. No. 166 of 1952), art. 2.

E602

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (2.11.1951) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1951 (S.I. No. 318 of 1951); rendered obsolete by revocation of Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948) (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 3.

E603

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (22.12.1949) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 351 of 1949); rendered obsolete by revocation of Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948) (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 3.

E604

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (14.04.1949) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 107 of 1949); revoked (23.05.1949) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1949 (Revocation) Regulations 1949 (S.I. No. 149 of 1949), reg. 1.

E605

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (9.10.1948) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 353 of 1948); revoked (22.05.1968) by Infectious Diseases (Amendment) Regulations 1968 (S.I. No. 114 of 1968), reg. 5(1).

E606

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (1.07.1948) by Infectious Diseases (Shipping) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 170 of 1948), in effect as per reg. 3; revoked (16.01.2008) by Infectious Diseases (Shipping) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 4 of 2008), reg. 32.

E607

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (1.05.1948) by Infectious Diseases (Aircraft) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 136 of 1948), in effect as per reg. 3; revoked (12.10.2009) by Infectious Diseases (Aircraft) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 411 of 2009), reg. 26.

E608

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to Act exercised (1.04.1948) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948), in effect as per reg. 3; revoked (1.12.1981) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 390 of 1981), reg. 4, in effect as per reg. 3.

E609

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (1.03.1948) by Infectious Diseases (Temporary Provisions) Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 20 of 1948), in effect as per reg. 3; revoked (1.04.1948) by Infectious Diseases Regulations 1948 (S.I. No. 99 of 1948), reg. 4 and sch. 1, in effect as per reg. 3.