8A. Power of Central Government to make rules for protecting the public health. —
1[8A. Power of Central Government to make rules for protecting the public health. —2[Subject to the provisions of section 14, the Central Government] may, by notification in the 3[Official Gazette,] make rules for the prevention of danger arising to the public health by the introduction or spread of any infectious or contagious disease from aircraft arriving at or being at any aerodrome and for the prevention of the conveyance of infection or contagion by means of any aircraft leaving an aerodrome and in particular and without prejudice to the generality of this provision may make, with respect to aircraft and aerodromes or any specified aerodrome, rules providing for any of the matters for which rules under sub-clauses (i) to (viii) of clause (p) of sub-section (1) of section 6 of the Indian Ports Act, 1908 may be made with respect to vessels and ports.]
1. Ins. by Act 7 of 1936, sec. 2.
2. Subs. by Act 44 of 2007, sec. 9, for “The Central Government”. Earlier the words “Central Government” were substituted by the A.O. 1937, for “Governor-General in Council”.
3. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “Gazette of India .”