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PUBLIC HEALTH   91

duty of any citizen who knows or has reason to suspect that any person in his house has a communicable disease to give immediate notice thereof to the secretary of the local board or to the medical officer of health, and notice must be at once transmitted by the local officer to the Provincial Board. The householder in whose dwelling there occurs any such disease must not permit any person suffering from or exposed to the disease to leave, or any clothing or other property to be removed from his house, without the consent of the medical officer of health, who may forbid such removal or prescribe the conditions thereof. Where a communicable disease exists in a house every person who, during the period of quarantine, enters the house is deemed to have been exposed to the disease. By an amendment made to The Public Health,Yct in 1918 it was provided that every physician, medical officer of health, superintendent of a hospital, nurse, midwife, every one in charge of a maternity hospital, every householder and every one in charge of a child must see that the regulations of the Act or of the Provincial Board are duly complied


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