Health Act, 1947

Accommodation for persons compelled to leave their homes.

40.—(1) A health authority may provide accommodation for persons who are compelled to leave their homes on account of any steps taken under this Act or the regulations made there under for the prevention of the spread of infectious disease.

(2) A health authority may provide heating, lighting, furniture, equipment and any other necessaries and amenities for any accommodation provided by them under this section and may supply food, with or without a charge therefor, to any person using such accommodation.