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PUBLIC HEALTH   99

to be infected or who has refused to submit to examination and to require him to produce from time to time such evidence as may be deemed advisable, that he is undergoing proper medical treatment and is in other respects carrying out the directions of the medical officer of health. The Act contains due provision for observing all possible privacy and also contains very stringent prohibition against the supplying of remedies byany person other than a legally qualified medical practitioner or from a pharmaceutical chemist filling the prescription of a medical man.

The Act also prohibits certain classes of advertising which are highly objectionable from more than one point of view. Severe penalties may be exacted from any person who knows or has reason to believe that he is suffering from the disease and who does or suffers any act which leads or is likely to lead to the infection of any other person. False statements as to the existence of the disease are also punishable with a penalty of two hundred dollars, or, in default of immediate payment, with imprisonment for a period of three months. The Provincial Board of


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