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St Pancras 1904

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for St. Pancras, London, Borough of]

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or work room, of the body of any person who has died of any infectious
disease, unless such body is retained with the sanction in writing of a
Section 73 requires that, in certain cases, the body of a person who
has died in hospital of an infectious disease shall be removed only for
burial. Any person wilfully offending against this section is liable to
a fine not exceeding Ten Pounds
Section 74 prohibits, without previous notice to the owner or driver,
the use of a public conveyance for carrying the body of a person who has
died of an infectious disease, and requires the disinfection of the
conveyance if so used. Any person offending against this section is
liable to a fine not exceeding Five Pounds, and to a further fine not
exceeding Forty Shillings for every day during which the offence
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
G. L. Gommk,
Clerk of the Council.
Copy of Order.
The London County Council do hereby Resolve and order that sections
60, 61, 6.', 63, 64, 65, 68, 69, 70, 72, 73 and 74 of the Public Health (London)
Act, 1891, with respect to dangerous infectious diseases, shall apply in the
Administrative County of London from and including 1st April, 1903, to the
disease known as Measles.
Sealed with the Common Seal of the County
Council of the Administrative Country of London
pursuant to a resolution of the Council of the
20th day of January, one thousand nine hundred
and three.
G. L. Gomme,
Clcrk of the Council.