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The Prevention of Malaria (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 1978

( Ordinance NO. IV OF 1978 )

Formulation of measures, etc.
2. (1) For the purpose of prevention of malaria, the Government or any person authorised by it in this behalf may,-
(a) formulate schemes and adopt co-ordinated measures for prevention of malaria;
(b) lay down the policy in accordance with which the Directorate of Health Services shall execute any such schemes or measures;
(c) evaluate and assess the execution of the schemes and measures; and
(d) have overall responsibility for the success of any such schemes or measures.
(2) A scheme or measure formulated or adopted under sub-section (1) may relate to-
(a) the spraying of buildings and other premises with insecticides;
(b) the survey of the country;
(c) the medical examination of the people;
(d) the treatment of persons suffering or suspected to be suffering from malaria;
(e) the delimitation of malarious areas and the areas free from malaria and measures to prevent appearance or re-appearance of malaria in the latter areas; and
(f) such other measures considered necessary for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance.

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