1The Cantonments Act, 1924

( ACT NO. II OF 1924 )

Sanitary Authorities

128. Responsibility for sanitation

129. General duties of Health Officer

Conservancy and Sanitation

130. Public latrines, urinals and conservancy establishments

131. Power of Board to undertake private conservancy arrangements

132. Deposit and disposal of rubbish, etc.

133. Cesspools, receptacles for filth, etc.

134. Filling up of tank, etc.

135. Provision of latrines, etc.

136. Sanitation in factories, etc.

137. Private latrines

138. Removal of congested buildings

139. Overcrowding of dwelling houses

140. Power to require repair or alteration of building

141 Power to require land or building to be cleansed

142. Power to order disuse of house

143. Removal of noxious vegetation

144. Agriculture and irrigation

Burial and Burning Grounds

145. Power to call for information regarding burial and burning grounds

146. Permission for use of new burial or burning ground

147. Power to require closing of burial or burning grounds

148. Exemption from operation of sections 145 to 147

149. Removal of corpses

Prevention of Infectious, or Contagious Diseases

150. Obligation to give information of infectious or contagious diseases

151. Special measures in case of outbreak of infectious or epidemic diseases

152. Power to require names of dairyman's customers

153. Power to require names of a washerman's customers

154. Report after inspection of dairy or washerman's place of business

155. Action on report submitted by Health Officer

156. Examination of milk of washed cloths

157. Contamination of public conveyance

158. Disinfection of public conveyance

159. Penalty for failure to report

160. Driver of conveyance not bound to carry person suffering from infectious or contagious disease

161. Disinfection of building or articles therein

162. Destruction of infectious hut or shed

163. Temporary shelter for inmates of disinfected or destroyed building or shed

164. Disinfection of building before letting the same

165. Disposal of infected article without disinfection

166. Means of disinfection

167. Making or selling of food, etc., or washing clothes by infected person

168. Power to restrict or prohibit sale of food or drink

169. Control over wells, tanks, etc.

170. Disposal of infectious corpse

Hospitals and Dispensaries

171. Maintenance or aiding of hospitals or dispensaries

172. Medical supplies, appliances, etc.

173. Free patients

174. Paying patients

175. Power to order person to attend hospital or dispensary

176. Power to exclude from cantonment persons refusing to attend hospital or dispensary

Control of Traffic for Hygienic Purposes

177. Routes for pilgrims and others

Special Conditions regarding Essential Services

178. Conditions of Service of sweepers

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