76 Duty of master of vessel in harbour as to infectious disease


When any person on board a ship in any harbour is suffering from any sickness of which the symptoms create a reasonable suspicion that it is a notifiable infectious disease, it shall be the duty of the master of the ship to notify the medical officer of health of the existence of a disease suspected to be a notifiable infectious disease.


Every such master commits an offence against this Act who fails to comply with the provisions of this section.

Compare: 1920 No 45 s 81

Section 76(1): amended, on 1 April 1983, by section 4(2) of the Health Amendment Act 1982 (1982 No 34).