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SR 1919 No. 21 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Gazetted 27 Jan 1919
Date of repeal 16 Apr 1919
Repealed by Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations (No. 1) 1919

STATUTORY RULES.

1919. No. 21.

 

REGULATIONS UNDER THE QUARANTINE ACT 1908–1915.

I, SIR ARTHUR LYULPH STANLEY, Deputy of the Governor-General in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Quarantine Act 1908–1915, to come into operation forthwith.

Dated this twenty-seventh day of January, 1919.

A. L. STANLEY,

Deputy of Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

W. MASSY GREENE,

Minister of State for Trade and Customs.

 

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Quarantine (Pneumonic Influenza) Regulations 1919.

2. No person shall cross the border line of a Quarantine Area into another State of the Commonwealth.

Provided that this regulation shall not apply to bonâ fide residents of a district where no case of pneumonic influenza has occurred, whose place of residence is within 10 miles of the border line between the Quarantine Area and an adjoining State, or to residents of any other locality which may be defined by the Director of Quarantine.

3. No person shall leave the Quarantine Area by sea unless he has received an official permit in writing in the following form from a quarantine officer or from an officer authorized for the purpose: —

Commonwealth of Australia.

Quarantine Service.

Permit.

Mr.............................................. , of ................................................................. , whose signature appears hereunder is hereby permitted to leave the Quarantine Area of .............................. by sea, together with the members of his family under the age of 15 years, in accordance with the Quarantine Regulations relative to Pneumonic Influenza.

Date............................................. , 1919.

...................................

Quarantine Officer.

Signature of person to

whom permit is issued.................................................

4. No person shall leave the Quarantine Area by sea for any other part of Australia except from one of the following ports: —

Sydney, if the Quarantine Area is New South Wales;

Melbourne, if the Quarantine Area is Victoria;

Brisbane, if the Quarantine Area is Queensland;

Port Adelaide, if the Quarantine Area is South Australia;

Fremantle and Albany, if the Quarantine Area is Western Australia;

Hobart and Launceston, if the Quarantine Area is Tasmania;

Darwin, if the Quarantine Area is Northern Territory.


 

5. No person leaving a Quarantine Area by sea shall enter any other part of the Commonwealth except at one of the following ports:—

Sydney, in New South Wales;

Melbourne, in Victoria;

Brisbane, Townsville, and Thursday Island, in Queensland;

Port Adelaide, in South Australia;

Fremantle and Albany, in Western Australia;

Hobart, in Tasmania;

Darwin, in Northern Territory.

Provided that, subject to the provisions of Regulation 7 of these Regulations, passengers may enter Tasmania at the Port of Launceston.

6. Every person on any vessel from a Quarantine Area shall on arrival at the port of destination perform at least seven days’ quarantine.

7. Any person intending to travel to Tasmania from Melbourne as the port of embarkation may perform quarantine at the Quarantine Station at Point Nepean at his own expense.

8. No person shall travel by train on the main railway line from—

(a) Brisbane to Sydney beyond Stanthorpe if Queensland is a Quarantine Area;

(b) Sydney to Brisbane beyond Tenterfield if New South Wales is a Quarantine Area;

(c) Sydney to Melbourne beyond Culcairn if New South Wales is a Quarantine Area;

(d) Melbourne to Sydney beyond Wodonga if Victoria is a Quarantine Area;

(e) Melbourne to Adelaide beyond Serviceton if Victoria is a Quarantine Area;

(f) Adelaide to Melbourne beyond Bordertown if South Australia is a Quarantine Area;

(g) Adelaide to Perth beyond Port Augusta if South Australia is a Quarantine Area;

(h) Perth to South Australia beyond Parkeston if Western Australia is a Quarantine Area.

9. Every person who arrives by train within a Quarantine Area at either of the stations beyond which passengers are forbidden to travel by Regulation 8 of these Regulations, shall report himself to the Quarantine Officer at that station once on each of the seven days succeeding his arrival, or, in the alternative, shall produce satisfactory evidence that he is proceeding to another district in the Quarantine Area within two days.

10. Any person may be required by any officer appointed under the Quarantine Act to verify in writing any statement as to his liability to convey infection or as to his movements and past or prospective addresses.

11. All goods and mails moved by land from the Quarantine Area into another State of the Commonwealth shall be transferred into railway cars or other conveyances in the uninfected State by persons who are not subject to quarantine, under the direction of an authorized officer stationed at the locality for the purpose.

12. Any person committing a breach of any of these Regulations shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty not exceeding Fifty pounds (£50).

 

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