Health Act, 1947

Cesser of occupation of dwelling after infection.


(a) the occupier of a dwelling (not being the owner thereof) ceases to occupy the dwelling, and

(b) a person has, to the knowledge of the occupier, been residing in the dwelling at any time during the preceding three months while suffering from an infectious disease, and

(c) the occupier did not either before or immediately after ceasing to occupy the dwelling give in the prescribed manner an infected premises notice to the owner of the dwelling,

the occupier shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds or, at the discretion of the Court, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.