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SR 1919 No. 83 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations; Repeals the Quarantine (Pneumonic Influenza) Regulations 1919.
Gazetted 12 Apr 1919
Date of repeal 24 Sep 1919
Repealed by Quarantine (Influenza) Regulation (Repeal)

STATUTORY RULES.

1919. No. 83.

 

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 on the sixteenth day of April, 1919.

Dated this twelfth day of April, 1919.

R. M. FERGUSON,

Governor-General.

By His Excellency’s Command,

E. J. RUSSELL,

for Minister of State for Trade and Customs.

 

Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations (No. 1) 1919.

The Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations 1919 (Statutory Rules 1919, No. 76) are hereby repealed, and the following regulations are made in lieu thereof:—

“1. These Regulations may be cited as the Quarantine (Influenza) Regulations (No. 1) 1919.

“2. No person shall travel from any quarantine area to any other quarantine area unless—

(a) he has during the seventy-two hours immediately preceding his departure 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 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, but subsequently to the making of the declaration referred to in paragraph (b) of this regulation, 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 comprised of the State of........................................................... for the purpose of entering, and to enter, the quarantine area comprised in the State of....... together with the members of his family under the age of fifteen years, in accordance with the regulations under which this permit is issued.

Dated the................................... day of......................... 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 from any port or place in one quarantine area to any port or place in any other quarantine area 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. (1) A person to whom an official permit in writing has been issued in pursuance of regulation 2 of these Regulations, and who has otherwise complied with the conditions of that regulation shall be entitled, together with the persons mentioned in the permit, to leave the quarantine area first mentioned in the permit for the purposes of entering, and to enter, the quarantine area last mentioned therein.

(2) Any such person shall, together with the persons mentioned in the permit, comply with such directions in relation to his or their movements as are given to him or them by a Quarantine Officer at the time of the issue of the permit.

(3) No person acting or purporting to act under any law of a State relating to quarantine shall in any way hinder, obstruct or prevent any such person or persons from so leaving or entering a quarantine area, or from complying with such directions, as the case may be.


“5. Every person travelling in any quarantine area to or from any other quarantine area shall upon demand by a Quarantine Officer, or by an officer authorized for the purpose, produce the official 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 a quarantine area from any port or place in any other quarantine area shall remain subject to quarantine and to quarantine surveillance and shall be subject to the provisions of the Quarantine Regulations and to such directions as are given to him by a Quarantine Officer for the purposes of the Quarantine Act or Regulations.

“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. Any person committing a breach of any of these Regulations shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty not exceeding Fifty pounds.

“9. 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: Fifty pounds.”

 

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