Laws of Bangladesh

The Public Health (Emergency Provisions) Ordinance, 1944

( Ordinance NO. XXI OF 1944 )

Power to make rules
11. (1) The Government may make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance, and in particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may-
(a) prescribe any disease against the spread of which special precautions are considered by the Government to be necessary;
(b) prohibit any act which in the opinion of the Government is likely to lead to or facilitate the spread of any disease prescribed under clause (a);
(c) provide for the restraint, segregation and restriction of movement of persons suffering or suspected to be suffering from any such disease;
(d) provide for the temporary transfer of members of the medical and public health establishments of any local authority to service in another local area under the Government or another local authority.
(2) In making rules under this section, the Government may provide that a breach of any of the rules shall be punishable with imprisonment which may extend to three months or with fine or with both.

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