§ The keeper of a common lodging house shall, when a person in such house is ill of any infectious disease, give immediate notice thereof either to the medical officer or to the inspector of common lodging houses, who shall forthwith inform the local authority that such notice has been received, and thereupon the medical officer shall forthwith visit and report on the case, and if he is satisfied that the person is suffering from an infectious disease, he shall cause the patient to be removed without delay, and shall disinfect the premises.
§ Provided always, that if he considers the patient not fit to be removed with safety, until it is certified by him that the premises are free from infection the house shall not be used as a common lodging house.1113
*LORD BALFOUR moved to omit the words—
Authority that such notice has been received, and thereupon the medical officer shall forthwith visit and report on the case, in order to insert instead thereof the words, "medical officer.
§ Amendment agreed to; clause, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.
§ Clause 116,—