Health Act, 1947

Question as to infection in dwelling.


(a) a person either—

(i) is concerned in selling or letting a dwelling or showing a dwelling with a view to its being sold or let, or

(ii) has ceased during the preceding three months to occupy a dwelling, and

(b) he is questioned by another person interested in such sale or letting as to whether at any time during the preceding three months a person has resided in the dwelling while suffering from an infectious disease, and

(c) he makes to the question an answer which is to his knowledge false or misleading in any material particular,

he 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.