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Section 17 – The Vaccination Act, 1880

The Vaccination Act, 1880


Section 17. Duties of superintendent of vaccination


1[17. Duties of superintendent of vaccination. The Superintendent of vaccination, in addition to the other duties imposed on him by or under the provision of this Act shall ascertain whether all unprotected children, under the age of fourteen years if boys, and under his superintendence have been vaccinated; and, if he has reason to believe that the parent of any such child is bound by the provisions hereinbefore contained to procure the vaccination of such child or to present it for inspection, and h as omitted so to do, he shall personally go to the house of such parent or guardian, and there make enquiry, and shall if the fact is proved forthwith deliver to such parent or guardian or cause to be affixed to his house a notice requiring that the child be vaccinated, or (as the case may be) that it be presented for inspection, at a time and place to be specified in such notice.]




1. S.17 has been amended in C.P.and Berar by Act 44 of 1947Order by Magistrate when notice not complied with.



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