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Infectious Diseases Act, 1908 šŸ‡¬šŸ‡­

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Republic of Ghana

The seventy-eighth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Infectious Diseases Act, 1908

  • Published by Government Gazette on (exact date unavailable)
  • Assented to on 24 April 1908
  • Commenced on (exact date unavailable)
AN ACT to provide for the prevention of the spread of infectious and contagious diseases, for the settlement of claims for compensation and damages in connection with measures taken to prevent the spread of those diseases, for the control of diseases of a communicable nature and for related matters.

1. Infectious or contagious diseases

The Minister may, by legislative instrument, declare a disease to be a disease of an infectious or contagious nature, and on that declaration, this Act shall apply.

2. Declaration of infected area

(1)The Minister may, by legislative instrument,(a)declare a clearly defined area in which an infectious disease has occurred as an infected area, and(b)order the evacuation from the whole or a part of the infected area, of a pā€¦

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