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Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations 1919

Authoritative Version
SR 1919 No. 76 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Quarantine (Pneumonic Influenza) Regulations 1919.
Gazetted 03 Apr 1919
Date of repeal 27 Jan 1919
Repealed by Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations (No. 1) 1919

STATUTORY RULES.

1919. No. 76.

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REGULATIONS UNDER THE QUARANTINE ACT 1908–1915.

I, 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 second day of April, 1919.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

W. MASSY GREENE,

Minister of State for Trade and Customs.

 

Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations 1919.

The Quarantine (Pneumonic Influenza) Regulations 1919 (Statutory Rules 1919, No. 21, as amended by Statutory Rules 1919, No. 32), are hereby repealed, and the following regulations are made in lieu thereof:—

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

2. No person shall travel by sea or rail from any port or place in any State to any port or place in any other State unless—

(a) He has during the seventy-two hours immediately preceding his departure by sea or rail undergone a medical inspection by a Quarantine Officer or by a medical practitioner authorized for that purpose, on two occasions not less than 48 hours apart.

(b) He has within 24 hours before his departure by sea or rail made a declaration in writing in the following form, before a Quarantine Officer or an officer authorized for that purpose:—

Declaration.

Solemnly and sincerely believing the same to be true, I hereby declare that I have not been in contact with any case of influenza during the seven days immediately preceding this date.

Signature................................................

Signed in my presence this......................................................................... day

of............................................... 1919.

Officer.......................................


 

(c) He has, within 24 hours before his departure by sea or rail, but subsequently to the making of the declaration hereinbefore provided, 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............. together with the members of his family under the age of fifteen years, in accordance with the Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations.

Date................................... 1919.

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

Quarantine Officer.

Signature of person to

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

(d) He has undergone such other medical inspection as may be required for the purposes of these Regulations by a Quarantine Officer.

3. No person having charge or custody of any other person shall permit such person to travel by sea or rail from any port or place in one State to any port or place in another State unless the provisions of the foregoing regulations have been complied with in all respects by or on behalf of such person, and unless such person has been medically inspected as aforesaid.

4. Any person intending to travel to Tasmanian ports, other than Hobart, shall perform quarantine at a Quarantine Station at his own expense for such, period as may be required for the purposes of these Regulations, subject to his receiving authority for admission to such Quarantine Station from a Quarantine Officer or from an officer authorized for the purpose.

5. Every person travelling by sea or rail shall upon demand by a Quarantine Officer, or by an officer authorized for the purpose, produce the permit granted to him in respect of the voyage or journey on which he is then engaged.

6. Every person who arrives at any port or place in any State from any port or place in any other State by sea or rail shall remain subject to quarantine and to quarantine surveillance and shall be subject to the provisions of the Quarantine Regulations 1917 (Statutory Rules 1917, No. 112) or any amending regulation relating to quarantine surveillance.

7. 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.

8. These Regulations shall not apply to any person travelling by any railway route notified by the Director of Quarantine in the Commonwealth Gazette as a route to which these Regulations shall not apply.

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

10. Any person who in any declaration or answer made or given for the purposes of these Regulations makes any statement which is false in any particular shall be guilty of an offence. Penalty, £50.

 

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