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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ADMINISTRATION

Part III CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES WITHIN SINGAPORE

Part IV CONTROL OF AIDS AND HIV INFECTION

Part V PREVENTION OF INTRODUCTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES INTO SINGAPORE

Part VI VACCINATION AND OTHER PROPHYLAXIS

Part VII ENFORCEMENT

Part VIIA NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH

Part VIII MISCELLANEOUS

FIRST SCHEDULE Infectious Diseases

SECOND SCHEDULE Dangerous Infectious Diseases

THIRD SCHEDULE Requirements as to vaccination and other prophylaxis

FOURTH SCHEDULE Diseases against which a child is to be vaccinated

FIFTH SCHEDULE Diseases in respect of which Acts referred to in section 21A are prohibited

SIXTH SCHEDULE Diseases in respect of which information may be disclosed by the Director to a person to enable him to take steps to prevent spread of diseases

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Control of occupation, trade or business
21.
—(1)  The Director may, by order in writing, prohibit any person who is a case or carrier of an infectious disease for any period specified therein from carrying on any occupation, trade or business in which that person is likely to cause the spread of the disease.
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(2)  The Director may, by order in writing, prohibit any person for any period specified therein from carrying on any occupation, trade or business if his occupation, trade or business is conducted in such manner as is likely to cause the spread of any infectious disease.
(3)  Any person who fails to comply with an order made by the Director under subsection (1) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence.
[10/2008 wef 10/06/2008]
(4)  Without prejudice to any proceedings under subsection (3), where an order made by the Director under subsection (1) or (2) prohibiting any person from carrying on any occupation, trade or business has not been complied with by that person, the Director, a Health Officer or a police officer may, without warrant and with such force as may be necessary, enter the premises on which the occupation, trade or business is being carried out and take or cause to be taken such measures as are necessary to close the premises.
[10/2008 wef 10/06/2008]
(5)  The costs and expenses incurred by the Director or a Health Officer under subsection (4) shall be paid by the person in default and may be recovered as a debt due to the Government.
[10/2008 wef 10/06/2008]
(6)  Any person who is aggrieved by any order or requirement of the Director as contained in an order made by the Director under subsection (1) or (2) may, within 7 days from the date of the order, appeal to the Minister whose decision shall be final.
[10/2008 wef 10/06/2008]
(7)  Notwithstanding that any appeal under subsection (6) is pending, an order made by the Director under subsection (1) or (2) shall take effect from the date specified by the Director, unless the Minister otherwise directs.
[10/2008 wef 10/06/2008]