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Original name: Sˇttvarnal÷g nr. 19/1997
Name: Act on Health Security and Communicable Diseases, No. 19/1997.
Country: Iceland
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-01-01
Entry into force:
ISN: ISL-1998-L-87696
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Ministry of Welfare, Iceland PDF of Act as amended to Act 43/2007 PDF of Act as amended to Act 43/2007 (consulted on 2011-08-31)
Abstract/Citation: This act applies to diseases and agents that can cause epidemics and pose a threat to public welfare, and also other serious infectious diseases. ┐Diseases┐ means disease or infection caused by infectious material, microbes and their toxins, or parasites and also serious health consequences caused by toxic chemicals and radio nuclear materials. The act also applies to unusual and unexpected events which may cause severe health consequences of international concern.

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