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Uganda (149) > Medical care and sickness benefit (1)

Name: Public Health Act 1935 (Cap. 281).
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1935-10-15
Entry into force:
ISN: UGA-1935-L-88147
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of December 2000 Consolidation PDF of December 2000 Consolidation (consulted on 2011-10-17)
Abstract/Citation: This Act makes provision with respect to the protection of public health in Uganda. It provides rules relative to, among other things, prevention and suppression of (animal) diseases, sewerage and drainage, prevention and destruction of mosquitoes, storage of foodstuffs, the handling of food by diseased persons and control of potable water. The Act defines ample regulation-making powers of the Minister. The Minister may, by Statutory Instrument, establish sanitary boards. These Boards shall exercise the powers conferred on local authorities by this Act in respect of any specified area. The Minister shall also establish the Advisory Board of Health.
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