Alr Volume 8

Alr Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...cause, harass the public, or needlessly subject individuals to expense or inconvenience, or act unless they have reasonable grounds to believe that the action taken is necessary to prevent or suppress the disease sought to be controlled. And we have no doubt of the jurisdiction of the courts to restrain these boards if they should undertake to exert authority not fairly within the powers conferred by the statute, or plainly not needed for the purpose of conserving or protecting the health of the people, or preventing the outbreak or spread of infectious or contagious diseases." The statute under consideration in State ex rel. Cox v. Board of Education (Utah) supra, provided that local boards of health, with the assistance of the public officers of the district, should enforce the necessary rules and regulations concerning cholera, smallpox, and other contagious and infectious diseases, and should have jurisdiction in all matters pertaining to the preservation bf the health of those attending public schools, and, in addition, might exclude from the schools any persons liable to convey such disease. During a time when smallpox was prevalent, the board of health and the board of education resolved that no pupil should be admitted to the schools without having been vaccinated. The court held that the resolution was justified by a reasonable construction of the statute. In State ex rel. Freeman v. Zimmerman (1902) 86 Minn. 353, 58 L.R.A. 78, 91 Am. St. Rep. 351, 90 N. W. 783, the court held that a general grant of power to make such rules and regulations as might be deemed necessary for the protection of the public health was sufficient to authorize the local authorities, under circumstances, rendering such action reasonably necessary, to...show more

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  • Paperback | 1090 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 54mm | 1,901g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236522605
  • 9781236522603