HC Deb 20 March 1962 vol 656 c36W
58. Mr. Woodburn

asked the Minister of Health what steps are taken to see that textiles and garments imported from areas of the world known to be subject to infectious diseases are properly cleaned and rendered safe before they are sold to the public in Great Britain.

Miss Pitt

Port health authorities have power to examine and disinfect goods coming from infected areas if they believe these to be a threat to public health.

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