Regulation on the Urgent Handling of the Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine of Frontier and Port Public Health Emergencies

2003-11-7 9:26:52  

Regulation on the Urgent Handling of the Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine of Frontier and Port Public Health Emergencies


Order of the State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine
(No. 57)
The Regulation on the Urgent Handling of the Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine of Frontier and Port Public Health Emergencies was adopted at the executive meeting of the State Administrative of Quality Supervision on September 28, 2003. It is hereby promulgated and shall be implemented as of the same day of promulgation.
Li Changjiang Director General
November 7, 2003


Regulation on the Urgent Handling of the Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine of Frontier and Port Public Health Emergencies


Chapter I General Provisions
Article 1 In order to effectively prevent, lessen, control and eliminate the harm of public health emergencies in time, to safeguard the physical health of the persons on entry or exit and the general public of the frontiers and ports, and to maintain the normal social order at the frontiers and ports, the present Regulation is formulated in accordance with the Frontier Health Quarantine Law of the People’s Republic of China, its implementation rules and the Regulation on the Urgent Handling of Public Health Emergencies.

Article 2 The term “public health emergencies” as mentioned in the present Regulation (hereafter “emergencies”) refers to the outbreak of a serious contagious disease, colonial disease of unknown causes, serious food poisoning that has caused or may cause severe effect on the health of the persons on entry or exit and the general public at the ports and frontiers, and to other incidents that severely affect the health of the general public, including:
(1) Rat plague, cholera, yellow fever, inhalational anthrax, severe acute respiratory syndrome;
(2) The outbreak or prevailing of a contagious disease in Categories B and C in rather large scale, or the situation that several persons die of such a disease;
(3) The occurrence of the epidemic situation of a rare disease or a disease that the state has ever declared eliminated;
(4) Loss of a contagious disease bacteria or virus spawns;
(5) The occurrence of a colonial disease with similar clinical features of unknown cause which is spreading or may spread;
(6) 10 persons or more are poisoned or die of poison;
(7) Emergencies taking place at home or abroad that may endanger the frontiers and ports.

 


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