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Newfoundland Regulation 1998


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 32/98

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 32/98

Communicable Diseases Schedule Amendment Order, 1998
under the
Communicable Diseases Act

(Filed February 23, 1998)

Under the authority of section 33 of the Communicable Diseases Act, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John’s, February 18, 1998.

Joan Marie Aylward
Minister of Health

ORDER

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   RSN1990 cC-26
Sch. R&S

        3.   Repeal


Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Communicable Diseases Schedule Amendment Order, 1998.

RSN1990 cC-26 Sch. R&S

        2. The Schedule to the Communicable Diseases Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Schedule

"Communicable disease" includes

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Anthrax

Botulism

Brucellosis

Chancroid

Chickenpox

Chlamydia

Cholera

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Cryptosporidiosis

Cyclospora

Dengue Fever

Diphtheria

Dysentery; amoebic, bacillary and unspecified and believed infectious

Encephalitis, including viral and arthropod-borne

Food-poisoning - due to chemical, toxin, virus, bacteria or other organism (specified or unspecified) including conditions where food-poisoning is suspected but not confirmed

Genital herpes

Giardiasis

Gonorrhoea in all its forms, including ophthalmia neonatorum

Granuloma inguinale

Haemophilus influenza type b invasive disease

Hantavirus

Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and other infectious hepatitis

Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV)

Influenza A and influenza B (laboratory confirmed)

Invasive disease due to antibiotic resistant organisms

Leprosy

Legionellosis

Louse/Tick-Borne Diseases

Malaria

Measles

Meningitis, viral and bacterial (specified and unspecified)

Meningococcal invasive disease

Mumps

Ornithosis

Pertussis (whooping cough)

Plague

Pneumococcal invasive disease

Poliomyelitis, paralytic

Psittacosis

Rabies (human)

Rubella, including congenital rubella syndrome (CRS)

Smallpox

Streptococcal Group A and Group B invasive disease

Syphilis in all its forms

Tetanus

Toxoplasmosis

Trichinosis

Tuberculosis

Tularaemia

Typhoid and para-typhoid fever

Water-borne disease - due to chemical, toxin, virus, bacteria or other orgranism (specified or unspecified) including conditions where water-borne disease is suspected but not confirmed

Yellow Fever, and

Other diseases that may be declared by the minister by order to be a communicable disease.

Repeal

        3. The Communicable Diseases Schedule Amendment Order, Consolidated Newfoundland Regulation 954/96, is repealed.