Health Act, 1947

Selling or letting dwelling after infection.


(a) a person sells or lets a dwelling in which to his knowledge a person has been residing at any time during the preceding three months while suffering from an infectious disease, and

(b) he did not before selling or letting the dwelling give in the prescribed manner an infected premises notice to the district medical officer for the district in which the dwelling is situated,

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.