Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 45 Part 2.djvu/899

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INTERNATIONAL SANITARY CONVENTION. JUNE 21, 1926. 2575 (b) In the case of cholera, the provisions of Article 31 are appli- AU, p. - . cable with the same reservation as to observation instead of surveil- lance. ARTICLE 74. Injuted 8kip8. -(a) Plague. -The measures laid down in Article 25 are applicable. Where danger of infection exists, the ship may be required to moor at Moses' Wells or any other place named by the sanitary authority of the port. Passage in quarantine may be granted before the expiration of the six days required by the regulations, if the sanitary authority of the port considers it possible. (b) Oholera. -The measures laid down in Article 30 are appli- cable. The ship may be required to moor at Moses' Wells or any other j:)lace, and in case of a serious outbreak on board, may be sent off to Tor so that vaccination and, if occasion demands, the treatment of the patients may take place. The ship cannot be authorized to pass through the Suez Canal until the sanitary authority is satisfied that the ship, passengers and crew no longer present any danger. Inrected sll1pe. Plague. Ant., p. 2562. Cholera. Ante, p. 2M.~. B. MEASURES WITH RESPECT TO ORDINARY VESSELS HAILING (eTarmstroBot (talk)rfsdTarmstroBot (talk)gJil: FROM THE INFECTED PORTS OF HEDJAZ DURING THE PIL- arilIl&lie season. GRIMAGE SEASON. ARTICLE 75. If1 h1 ail.Hd'd'th· f th Without pilgrims p~eorc0eraprev sm e Jaz urmg etime0 e etc., on board. ' Mecca pIlgrimage, vessels coming from the Hedjaz or from any other part of the Arabian coast of the Red Sea without having embarked there any pilgrims or similar groups of persons, and which have not had any suspicious occurrence on board during the voyage, shall be placed in the category of ordinary suspected vessels. They shall be subjected to the preventive measures and to the treatment imposed on such vessels. If they are b0und for Egypt they may undergo, in a sanitary (0i1:~ if bound establishment designated by the Sanitary Maritime, and Quarantine Board, an observation of five days for cholera. and six days for the plague from the date of their embarkation. They shall be sub- Jected, moreover, to all the measures prescribed for suspected vessels (disinfection, et cetera), and shall not be granted pra.tique until they have passed a favorable medical examination. It shall be understood that if the vessels have had suspicious occur- M~!:~~rl::.i 0 nat rences during the voyage they shall pass the observation period at Moses Spring, which shall last five da.ys for cholera and six da.ys for the plague. SECTION III.-Organization 8urveillance. ARTICLE 76. Organization surveil· lance. Th d·al. . 'bdb hRI' a.k MedlcaJ Inspection at e me lC mspectlOn prescrt e y t e egu atlOns may t e night. place at night on ships that come up to pass through the canal if lighted by electricity, and whenever the sanitary authority of the port is satisfied that the lighting facilities are adequate. The supervision and performance of the prophylactic measures Sanitary guards. applied in the Suez Canal, and at the quarantine estabIishment~: shall be entrusted to a corps of sanitary guards. These guards shaJ.1 have the status of police officers with the right to make requisitions in cases where the sanitary regulations are infringed.