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The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX OF 1890 )

Chapter VI


Carriage of Passengers

Power to refuse to carry persons suffering from infectious or contagious disorder
71. (1) The railway administration may refuse to carry, except in accordance with the conditions prescribed under section 47, sub-section (1), clause (d), a person suffering from any infectious or contagious disorder.
(2) A person suffering from such a disorder shall not enter or travel upon the railway without the special permission of the station-master or other railway servant in charge of the place where he enters upon the railway.
(3) The railway servant giving such permission as is mentioned in sub-section (2) must arrange for the separation of the person suffering from the disorder from other persons being or travelling upon the railway.

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