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Subpart B-Barbers, Beauticians, and
Manicurists 61.31 Initial examination. 61.32 Annual examination, 61.33 Special examination. 61.34 Certificate of examination. 61.35 Work without certificate prohibited. 61.36 Sanitation standards. 61.37 Fee for examinations. 61.38 Inapplicability to military reserva
tions. 61.39 Penalties for violation. Subpart C-Examination of Food Handlers; In
spection of Food-Handling Establishments 61.61 Applicability. 61.62 Definitions. 61.63 Initial examination. 61.64 Annual examination. 61.65 Special examination. 61.66 Certificate of examination. 61.67 Condition of food-handling estab
lishments. 61.68 Supervision of food handlers. 61.69 Inspection of food-handling estab
lishments. 61.70 Penalties for violation,
Sec. 61.128 Authorized vaccinating centers; au
thenticating stamps or seals. 61.129 Listing of infected and receptive
areas. 61.130 Administration of quarantine laws,
rules and regulations. 61.131 Penalties for violation.
MEASURES AT FOREIGN PORTS 61.141 Bills of health. 61.142 Measures prescribed by local health
authority; vessels and aircraft.
MEASURES IN TRANSIT 61.151 Vessels and aircraft; general provi
sions. 61.152 Vessels; sanitary inspection and cor
rective measures. 61.153 Vessels; entries in the official record. 61.154 Vessels and aircraft; radio report
of disease aboard. 61.155 Vessels; yellow fever. 61.156 Vessels; disinsecting. 61.157 Aircraft; yellow fever. 61.158 Aircraft; disinsecting. VESSELS AND AIRCRAFT SUBJECT TO QUARANTINE
INSPECTION 61.171 General provisions. 61.172 Vessels and aircraft of armed sery
ices. 61.173 Exempt vessels and aircraft subject
to sanitary regulations. 61.174 Report of disease or rodent mortality
on vessel during stay in port. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS UPON ARRIVAL AT
PORTS OF CANAL ZONE 61.191 Applicability. 61.192 Vessels; awaiting Inspection. 61.193 Aircraft; commander's initial re
sponsibility. 61.194 Aircraft; report by commander re
specting illness, et cetera. 61.195 Maritime quarantine declaration. 61.196 Persons; restrictions on boarding
and leaving vessels or aircraft, or having contact with persons
aboard. 61.197 Quarantine inspection and controls. 61.198 Persons; examination, 61.199 Vessels and aircraft; persons and
things; communicable diseases other than quarantinable dis
eases. 61.200 Persons; isolation. 61.201 Persons; isolation substituted for
surveillance. 61.202 Restriction on movement of articles. 61.203 Furnishing of fresh crew; vessels
only. 61.204 Disinfection of imports. 61.205 Exemption for mails. 61.206 Charges for services rendered to per
sons detained in quarantine.
Subpart D-Foods and Beverages 61.91 Definitions. 61.92 Listing of approved suppliers of food
and beverages. 61.93 Procurement by food-handling es
tablishments from approved sup
pliers. 61.94 Delivery to food-handling establish
ments or from house to house. 61.95 Applicability to military areas. 61.96 Penalties for violation. Subpart E-Maritime and Aircraft Quarantine
DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS 61.121 Definitions. 61.122 Periods of isolation and surveillance. 61.123 Periods of immunity. 61.124 Compliance with conditions of sur
veillance, 61.125 Departing persons, things, vessels,
or aircraft. 61.126 Sanitary measures previously ap
plied. 61.127 Certificate of measures applied.
PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS UPON ARRIVAL AT
PORTS OF CANAL ZONE
Sec. 61.221 Applicability. 61.222 Cholera; vessels and aircraft; things. 61.223 Cholera; vessels and aircraft; per
sons. 61.224 Plague; vessels and aircraft. 61.225 Plague; vessels and aircraft; per
sons; things. 61.226 Smallpox; persons, general. 61.227 Smallpox; infected vessels and air
craft; persons. 61.228 Smallpox; persons; suspects. 61.229 Typhus and relapsing fever; vessels
and aircraft; persons; things. 61.230 Yellow fever; vessels and aircraft;
classification. 61.231 Yellow fever; vessels and aircraft;
persons. SANITARY INSPECTION; RODENT AND VERMIN
CONTROL 61.241 General provisions. 61.242 Disinsecting and disinfection; ves
sels, aircraft and persons. 61.243 Deratting Certificates; Deratting Ex
emption Certificates; vessels only. 61.244 Vessels and aircraft in traffic between
United States and Canal Zone. 61.245 Vessels entering drydock; fumigation
or disinfestation. 51.246 Deratting; aircraft only. 61.247 Application of sanitary mcasures. 61.248 Vessels at docks; sanitary measures.
PRATIQUE; VESSELS AND AIRCRAFT 61.261 General requirement. 61.262 Free pratique; vessels only. 61.263 Provisional pratique and remand;
vessels only. 61.264 Radio pratique; vessels only. 61.265 Pratique and remand; aircraft only. 61.266 Notification of remands; vessels and
aircraft. IMPORTATION OF CERTAIN THINGS 61.281 Quarantine of dogs and cats. 61.282 Same; quarantine period. 61.283 Same; place of quarantinc. 61.284 Same; charges for quarantine deten
tion. 61.285 Same; disposition of unclaimed ani
mals and of animals for which
charges are not paid. 61.286 Same; immunization against rabies. 61.287 Same; treatment of quarantined ani
mals. 61.288 Quarantine of animals generally. 61.289 Certificate for ruminants, swine and
poultry. 61.290 Cattle and goats; diagnostic tests for
tuberculosis and brucellosis. 61.291 Horses; accompanying forage and
equipment. 61.292 Designation of countries where foot
and-mouth disease or rinderpest exists; importations prohibited; transiting vessels.
Sec. 61.293 Foreign cured or cooked meats from
countries where rinderpest or foot
and-mouth disease exists. 61.294 Organs, glands, extracts, or secre
tions, other parts and products of animals and things; importations
prohibited. 61.295 Dressed poultry. 61.296 Nonsusceptible animals; disinfection. 61.297 Garbage from foreign meats or meat.
products. 61.298 Disposition of animals, etc., refused
admission. 61.299 Designation of countries where
African swine fever exists. 61.300 Pork or pork products from coun
tries where African swine fever
exists. 61.301 Etiological agents and vectors. 61.302 Dead bodies; death certificates.
Subpart F-Pest Exterminators 61.311 License required to engage in busi
ness of pest extermination. 61.312 Licensed foreman required to be in
charge. 61.313 Possession and display of licenses. 61.314 Renewal of licenses; suspension and
revocation. 61.315 Approval of types, concentrations,
and manner of use of insecticides
and rodenticides required. 61.316 Sale of Insecticides and rodenticides. 61.317 Inapplicability to ernment agen
cies and their officers and em
ployees. 61.318 Inapplicability to military reserva
tions. 61.319 Penalties for violation.
Subpart G-Venereal Disease 61.331 Definition of veneral disease. 61.332 Treatment of persons having a vene
real disease. 61.333 Acts spreading disease prohibited. 61.334 Issuance of certificates after treat
ment for syphilis. 61.335 Penalties for violation.
Subpart H-Vital Statistics 61.351 Definitions. 61.352 Administration. 61.353 Filing of certificates of birth. 61.354 Filing of birth certificate by Vital
Statistics Unit where parents un
able. 61.355 Report and birth certificate of found
ling. 61.356 Supplementary certificate upon
adoption. 61.357 New birth certificate upon legitima
tion. 61.358 Filing of certificates of death and
stillbirth; time. 61.359 Disposition of body or its removal
from Canal Zone. 61.360 Transportation and disposition of
body upon death outside Canal Zone.
Sec. 61.361 Forms of certificates. 61.362 Altered or delayed certificates. 61.363 Certified copies of records. 61.364 Disclosure of records. 61.365 Penalties for offenses.
Subpart 1-Authority of Governor 61.381 Authority of Governor. Subpart J-Hospitalization of the Mentally III 61.401 Performance of surgical operations
on legally incompetent patients. AUTHORITY: The provisions of $8 61.1 to 61.381 issued under 2 C.Z.C. 911, 76A Stat. 36; $$ 61.1 to 61.5, $$ 61.121 to 61.302, and $$ 61.331 to 61.381 issued under authority delegated to Secretary of Army by $$ 3.1(a) (3) and 3.1(c) of this chapter; $$ 61.31 to 61.96 and $$ 61.311 to 61.319 issued by Governor under authority redelegated to him by Secretary of Army under $ 61.381 of this part under authority of $ 3.1(c) of this chapter unless otherwise noted.
SOURCE: The provisions of this part 61 appear at 31 F.R. 12236, Sept. 16, 1966, unless otherwise noted. Subpart A-Compulsory Vaccination $ 61.1 Compulsory smallpox vaccination
of persons residing or working in
Canal Zone; notices. (a) Every person residing or working in the Canal Zone shall present himself for smallpox vaccination at such times and places as shall be prescribed by authority of the Health Director of the Canal Zone Government, and every person residing in the Canal Zone having the care, custody or control of any child over three months of age shall likewise present such child for vaccination. Every person appearing for vaccination, as hereinbefore required, shall submit to vaccination to the satisfaction of the Health Director or his designee.
(b) Notices of the times and places prescribed for appearance for vaccination may be given either by personal service, or by mail, or by publication in such manner as the Health Director, with the approval of the Governor, prescribes. § 61.2 Persons exempt.
Persons who, in the judgment of the Health Director or his designee:
(a) Have been successfully vaccinated within three years prior to the time designated under $ 61.1; or
(b) Have acquired immunity to smallpox; or
(c) Are found not to be fit subjects for vaccination
shall be exempt from the requirement of vaccination. § 61.3
Fee for vaccination. (a) Except as provided by paragraph (b) of this section, vaccinations performed under this subpart shall be without charge.
(b) The Governor may, in his discretion, prescribe a reasonable fee to be paid by agencies of the United States for the vaccination of their officers and employees and their dependents. This paragraph does not apply to the Panama Canal Company or the Canal Zone Government. $ 61.4 Certificates,
The Health Director or his designee shall issue certificates of successful vaccination. § 61.5
Penalties for violation. As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 912, 76A Stat. 36, whoever violates a provision of this subpart shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than 30 days, or both; and each day the violation continues constitutes a separate offense. Subpart B-Barbers, Beauticians,
and Manicurists § 61.31
Initial examination. A person may not be employed as a barber, beautician, or manicurist in the Canal Zone, until he has presented himself at such place as the Health Director designates and submitted to a physical examination for (a) tuberculosis, (b) syphilis, (c) infectious skin disease, and (d) other communicable or contagious diseases. The examination may include X-ray and serologic tests and must meet generally accepted medical standards. § 61.32
Annual examination. Every barber, beautician, and manicurist shall submit at least annually to a physical reexamination in the same manner as provided in § 61.31 for initial examination. § 61.33 Special examination.
Whenever he has reason to suspect that a barber, beautician, or manicurist has contracted a communicable or contagious disease, the Health Director or his designee may order the individual concerned to submit to a special examination.
$ 61.34 Certificate of examination.
The Health Director or his designee shall issue to each person who satisfactorily passes an examination required by this subpart a certificate so stating. The certificate shall remain valid, unless sooner revoked, for a period of 1 year. § 61.35 Work without certificate pro
hibited. A person may not engage in any of the occupations specified in § 61.31 in the Canal Zone unless he is in possession of a valid certificate issued pursuant to § 61.34. However, the Health Director or his designee may authorize the temporary employment of an individual pending completion of an examination. $ 61.36 Sanitation standards.
All barbers, beauticians, and manicurists shall maintain their place of business in a clean, orderly and hygienic condition and shall comply with such instructions as the Health Director prescribes for the maintenance of proper sanitation standards. $ 61.37 Fee for examinations.
The Governor may prescribe a reasonable fee for the various examinations required by this subpart. § 61.38 Inapplicability to military res
ervations. The provisions of this subpart do not apply to military, naval, or air force reservations. § 61.39 Penalties for violation.
As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 912, 76A Stat. 36, whoever violates a provision of this subpart shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than 30 days, or both; and each day the violation continues constitutes a separate offense. Subpart C-Examination of Food
Handlers; Inspection of Food-Han
dling Establishments $ 61.61 Applicability.
This subpart applies to establishments operated by or for any Government agency, or private or public organization in the Canal Zone which regularly process, manufacture, package, prepare, serve, or sell food or beverages and to the food handlers employed therein. It does not apply to any military, naval, or air force reservation within the Canal Zone.
8 61.62 Definitions.
As used in this subpart:
"Food handler" is a person engaged in the processing, manufacture, packaging, cooking, preparation, dispensing, serving, or selling of any foodstuffs, beverages, or other items intended for human consumption. The term does not include persons who handle only unprocessed fruits and vegetables or foodstuffs or beverages that are fully protected by sealed containers or packaging.
“Food-handling establishment” is any place where food handlers are employed. $ 61.63 Initial examination.
Every person, upon being employed as a food handler in the Canal Zone, shall present himself at such place as the Health Director of the Canal Zone Goyernment designates and submit to a physical examination for (a) tuberculosis, (b) syphilis, (c) infectious skin disease, and (d) other communicable or contagious diseases, which examination may include X-ray, serology, and tests for enteric diseases and must meet generally accepted medical standards. $ 61.64 Annual examination.
At least once each year, every food handler shall submit to physical reexamination in the same manner as provided by 8 61.63 for initial examination. The Governor may, in his discretion, prescribe a reasonable fee for the examinations required by this section and 8 61.63. § 61.65 Special examination.
Whenever the Health Director or his designee has reason to suspect the presence of any of the diseases specified in $ 61.63, he shall require a special examination of the food handler concerned. 8 61.66 Certificate of examination.
(a) The Health Director or his designee shall issue to each person who satisfactorily passes an examination required by this subpart a certificate so stating. The certificate shall remain valid, unless sooner revoked, for a period of one year. A copy of the certificate shall be furnished to the establishment where the food handler is employed, where it shall be kept on file and be made available upon request of the sanitation inspector or other authorized representatives of the Canal Zone Government.
(b) Except as provided by paragraph representative of the Canal Zone Gov(c) of this section, a person may not ernment who shall inspect all foodwork as a food handler, nor may a food handling establishments. The inspechandling establishment employ him, un tion shall be conducted in company with less a valid certificate of satisfactory the supervisor or person in charge of the examination has been issued in his case establishment. It shall include (a) an and remains in effect. Compliance with examination of the premises to deterthis paragraph shall be the joint re mine compliance with this subpart and sponsibility of the food handler and the (b) inspection of the file of certificates food-handling establishment.
and examination records for the food (c) By authority of the Health Di handlers employed which the establishrector, temporary clearance for initial ment must maintain. employment may be given pending com
§ 61.70 Penalties for violation. pletion of the physical examination.
As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 912, 76A Stat. § 61.67 Condition of food-handling es
36, whoever violates a provision of this tablishments.
subpart shall be fined not more than All food-handling establishments shall $100 or imprisoned in jail not more than maintain their premises in a clean or 30 days, or both; and each day the violaderly and hygienic condition and at all tion continues constitutes a separate times shall provide, for the use of food offense. handlers, sanitary facilities and supplies which, in the opinion of the Health Di
Subpart D-Foods and Beverages rector, meet generally accepted mini
§ 61.91 Definitions, mum standards. A person may not be retained as a food handler who repeat
As used in this subpart: edly evidences unhygienic practices with
"Beverage” means any beverage inrespect to his person or dress.
tended for human consumption other
than an alcoholic beverage as defined in § 61.68 Supervision of food handlers. $ 53.1 of this chapter. (a) All food-handling establishments
"Food" means meat, meat-food prodshall designate a sufficient number of
ucts, meat byproducts, poultry, poultry responsible personnel to:
products, eggs, seafoods, milk, milk prod(1) Supervise their food handlers and
ucts, frozen desserts, bakery products, enforce suitable standards of personal
confections, edible oils, and fresh leafy cleanliness;
“Food-handling establishment” means (2) Note all instances when such standards are not maintained on an
any establishment situated in the Canal
Zone which is operated by or for any examination record for the individual food handler; and
Government agency or public or private
organization and which regularly serves (3) Discover disqualifying defects or
or sells food or beverages. The term does other indications of illness or disease
not include any domestic establishment. among their food handlers when they
“Health Bureau" means the Health appear.
Bureau of the Canal Zone Government. (b) The following shall be considered "Health Director” means the Health disqualifying defects and upon their dis Director of the Canal Zone Government. covery the food-handling establishment
$ 61.92 Listing of approved suppliers shall require the food handler concerned of food and beverages. to report for examination and treatment
(a) The Health Director shall cause to at a hospital or clinic to be designated by the Health Director: lesions, rashes
be prepared, maintained and kept cur
rent at all times a list showing: on exposed skin surfaces, coughing,
(1) The suppliers of food and beverfever, sore throat, nasal discharge, and
ages situated on the Isthmus of Panama diarrhea.
who are approved by the Health Director 8 61.69 Inspection of food-handling es or his designee as sources of supply for tablishments.
food-handling establishments in the At such intervals as the Health Di Canal Zone; and rector prescribes, all food-handling (2) The specific foods and beverages, establishments shall be inspected by a or classes thereof, for which each such sanitation inspector or other authorized supplier is so approved.