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(b) The listing of a supplier as an ap listed as provided by $ 61.92 as an approved source of supply for a specified proved source of supply for such specific food or beverage shall be based upon: food or beverage, or is an employee of
(1) Appropriate inspections, as may be a person so listed, and (2) the person so indicated and practicable, of such food listed is the holder of a valid, unexpired or beverage and of the premises whereon license, issued by the Health Director or it is produced, processed and distributed, by his authority authorizing such delivcarried out from time to time by repre ery operation. sentatives of the Health Bureau; and
(b) This section does not apply to the (2) A determination by the Health delivery of foods or beverages by a foodDirector or his designee that such food handling establishment situated in the or beverage as furnished by such sup Canal Zone. plier conforms to acceptable standards of (c) A person holding a license under purity and quality.
this section shall not be required, for the (c) In the cases of milk, milk products, same operations, to obtain the license for frozen desserts, meat, meat-food prod the peddling of food prescribed by Part 63 ucts, meat by-products, and poultry, the of this chapter. Health Director shall, to the greatest ex
§ 61.95 Applicability to military areas. tent practicable, apply the most recent standards and specifications of purity
This subpart does not apply to any miland quality which are prescribed for such
itary, naval, or air fore reservation products, respectively, in the Milk Ordi within the Canal Zone. nance and Code recommended by the $ 61.96 Penalties for violation. U.S. Public Health Service, the Frozen Desserts Ordinance and Code recom
As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 912, 76A Stat. mended by such service, the Regulations
36, whoever violates a provision of this Governing Meat Inspection of the U.S.
subpart shall be fined not more than $100 Department of Agriculture, and the
or imprisoned in jail not more than 30 Poultry Ordinance of the U.S. Public
days, or both; and each day the violation Health Service.
continues constitutes a separate offense. (d) The Health Director or his desig Subpart E-Maritime and Aircraft nee shall promptly distribute copies of
Quarantine the list provided for in this section, and of any and all changes therein and addi DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS tions thereto, to each food-handling es $ 61.121 Definitions. tablishment in the Canal Zone which submits its name and address to the
As used in this subpart: Health Bureau.
“Aedes aegypti Index” means the ratio,
expressed as a percentage between the $ 61.93 Procurement by food-handling
number of houses in a limited well-deestablishments from approved sup fined area on the premises of which pliers.
actual breeding-places of Aedes aegypti A food-handling establishment in the are found, and the total number of Canal Zone or person acting for or on
houses examined in that area. its behalf may not procure any food or “Aircraft” means an aircraft making beverage for serving or sale in the es an international voyage. tablishment from any source of supply “Aircraft General Declaration" means on the Isthmus of Panama other than the form approved by the International (a) a supplier listed as provided by $ 61.92 Civil Aviation Organization and set forth as an approved source of supply for such in a revised edition of Annex 9 to the specific food or beverage, or (b) another Convention on International Civil Aviafood-handling establishment in the tion. The revised Declaration of Health Canal Zone.
portion of the form is also approved by 8 61.94 Delivery to food-handling es
the World Health Organization and set tablishments or from house to house.
forth in Appendix 6 of the International
Sanitary Regulations. (a) A person may not engage in the
“Certificate of vaccination" means a delivery of any food or beverage to any
certificate of vaccination or revaccinafood-handling establishment in the
tion against cholera, smallpox or yellow Canal Zone, or engage in the house-to fever conforming with the rules and house delivery of any food or beverage in models prescribed by the International the Canal Zone, unless (1) the person is Sanitary Regulations.
“Communicable disease" means an illness due to an infectious agent or its toxic products which is transmitted directly or indirectly to a well person from an affected person, animal, or arthropod (including insecta and arachnida) or through the agency of an intermediate host, vector or the inanimate environment.
“Contamination” means the presence of undersirable substance or material which may contain pathogenic microorganisms.
“Day” means a period of 24 hours.
"Deratting certificate" means a certificate issued with respect to a vessel by the competent health authority of a port, in the form prescribed by the International Sanitary Regulations, recording the inspection and deratting of the vessel.
"Deratting exemption certificate" means a certificate issued with respect to a vessel by the competent health authority of a port, in the form prescribed by the International Sanitary Regulations, recording the inspection and exemption from deratting of the vessel which has a negligible number of rodents on board.
“Disinfection" means the act of rendering anything free from the causal agents of disease.
“Disinfestation" means the act of destroying the vectors of a communicable disease.
"Disinsecting” means the act of destroying insects or other anthropod vectors of communicable disease.
"Foreign port” means any seaport or airport other than a port under the control of the United States, a port of the Canal Zone, or the seaports or riverports of the Republic of Panama.
"Fumigation" means the process by which the destruction of vermin and rodents is accomplished by the employment of gaseous agents.
“Immunity" means the condition of being protected against a particular disease, either as a result of artificial immunization or through a previous attack of the disease in question.
"Incubation period” means the period between the implanting of disease organisms in a susceptible person and the appearance of clinical manifestations of the disease.
"Infected local area” means a local area (as defined in the International Sanitary Regulations): (1) Where there
is a nonimported case of cholera or smallpox; or (2) where there is a nonimported case of plague, or there is plague infection among rodents; or (3) where there is a nonimported case of yellow fever, or there is activity of yellow fever virus in vertebrates other than man; or (4) where there is an epidemic of typhus or relapsing fever.
“Infected person” means any person who is suffering from a quarantinable disease or who is considered by the quarantine officer in charge to be infected with such a disease.
"Infected vessel or aircraft”, with respect to meaning, is determined by reference to particular quarantinable diseases as set forth in $ $ 61.221 through 61.231.
“International Sanitary Regulations” means the International Sanitary Regulations (World Health Organization Regulations No. 2) adopted by the Fourth World Health Assembly on May 25, 1951, as amended by subsequent Assemblies.
"Isolation" means (1) when applied to a person or group of persons, the separation of that person or group of persons from other persons in such a manner as to prevent the spread of infection; and (2) when applied to animals, the separation of an animal or group of animals from other animals or vectors of disease in such a manner as to prevent the spread of infection.
"Local area” means the smallest area within a territory, which may be a port or airport, having a defined boundary and possessing a health organization which is able to apply the appropriate sanitary measures permitted or prescribed by the International Sanitary Regulations; the situation of such an area within a larger area which also possesses such a health organization shall not preclude the smaller area from being a local area for the purposes of the International Sanitary Regulations.
"Port of the Canal Zone” means any seaport or airport in the Canal Zone.
"Port under the control of the United States” means any seaport or airport in the United States, in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and in territories or possessions of the United States other than the Canal Zone.
"Pratique" means a certificate issued by a quarantine office releasing or provisionally releasing a vessel or aircraft from quarantine.
"Quarantine" means the detention of a fever does not exist but where the presperson, vessel, aircraft or other convey ence of Aedes aegypti or any other ance, animal or thing, in such place and domiciliary or peri-domiciliary vector of for such period of time as may be speci yellow fever would permit its developfied in the regulations in this subpart. ment if introduced.
“Quarantine officer” means a medical officer or other specially trained employee
§ 61.122 Periods of isolation and sur
veillance. assigned to quarantine duty by authority of the Governor.
Except as otherwise provided with re“Quarantine officer in charge” means spect to infected persons, where isolation the quarantine officer of the Division of or surveillance is authorized in this part, Preventive Medicine and Quarantine the period of such isolation or surveilresponsible for the application of these lance shall be reckoned as hereinafter regulations at a designated place or in provided and shall not exceed the followa designated area.
ing appropriate incubation period of the “Quarantinable disease" means the quarantinable diseases: specific communicable disease: cholera,
(a) Plague: 6 days. plague, louse-borne relapsing fever,
(b) Cholera: 5 days. smallpox, louse-borne typhus, or yellow
(c) Yellow fever: 6 days. fever.
(d) Smallpox: 14 days. “Rodents" means gnawing mammals (e) Typhus: 14 days. capable of transmitting or harboring (f) Relapsing fever: 8 days. quarantinable diseases.
$ 61.123 Periods of immunity. “Surveillance” means the temporary supervision of a person who has been re
The following shall be the recognized leased from quarantine by the quarantine
period of immunity after successful imofficer in charge upon the condition that
munization; in the case of yellow fever, he will submit himself to further medical
the vaccine must be approved by the examination or inquiry as required.
World Health Organization: "Suspect” means a person who is con
Cholera: 6 months, beginning 6 days sidered by the quarantine officer in
after the first injection of the vaccine charge as having been exposed to in
and on date of a revaccination during fection by a quarantinable disease and
such period of 6 months. to be capable of spreading that disease.
Smallpox: 3 years, beginning 8 days "Suspected vessel or aircraft”, with
after successful primary vaccination and respect to meaning, is determined by
immediately on revaccination. reference to particular quarantinable
Yellow fever: 10 years beginning 10 diseases as set forth in $$ 61.221 through days after date of original vaccination 61.231.
or from date of a revaccination within “Valid” means (1) with respect to a such period of 10 years. Deratting Certificate or Deratting Ex (31 F.R. 12236, Sept. 16, 1966, as amended emption Certificate issued for a vessel, at 32 F.R. 3216, Feb. 24, 1967) a certificate issued by the competent
$ 61.124 Compliance with conditions of health authority for a port not more
surveillance. than 6 months before presentation of the certificate to the quarantine officer, or if
(a) Every person who is placed under the vessel is proceeding to a port desig
surveillance in accordance with the pronated or approved for the issuance of visions of this subpart shall, during the such certificates, not more than 7 months period of surveillance: before such presentation; and (2) with (1) Give such information relative to respect to a Certificate of Vaccination, a his health and his intended destination certificate presented within the appli and report to designated physicians or cable period of immunity prescribed in medical officers at such times for such § 61.123.
medical examinations as may be re“Vector” means an animal (including quired; and insects), plant, or thing which conveys or (2) Upon arrival at any address other is capable of conveying pathogenic or than that stated as his intended destiganisms from a person or animal to nation when placed under surveillance, another person or animal.
report his address to the quarantine “Yellow fever receptive area" means officer in charge of the port or place of an area in which the virus of yellow his entry.
(b) A person under surveillance shall, prior to his departure from the Canal Zone, inform the quarantine officer in charge at the port or place of his entry, or departure, and such officer shall immediately notify the health authority of the place to which the person is proceeding. § 61.125 Departing persons, things, ves
sels, or aircraft. (a) If the Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine and Quarantine or the quarantine officer in charge has reason to believe that a person proposing to depart from the Canal Zone by any means is infected with or has been exposed to infection by a quarantinable disease, he shall so advise the person and notify the local health authorities and the master or commander or person in charge of the vessel, aircraft or other conveyance on which the person proposes to depart.
(b) If the quarantine officer has reason to believe that a departing vessel, aircraft or land conveyance has or may have on board possible agents of infection or vectors of a quarantinable disease, he shall notify the master, commander, or person in charge and offer to have performed such disinsecting, disinfection, or other measures are necessary. He shall, if he considers that a risk of infection exists on board at the time of departure, notify all persons proposing to embark upon such ship, aircraft or conveyance and the health authorities at the next port of call or destination of the conditions aboard such vessel, aircraft or conveyance. § 61.126 Sanitary measures previously
applied. Any sanitary measure, other than medical examination, which has been applied prior to the arrival of a vessel or aircraft with respect to the quarantinable diseases shall not be repeated unless:
(a) After the departure of a vessel or aircraft from the port or airport where the measures were applied there is or has been on board an infected person or suspect or there has occurred any other incident of epidemiological significance either in that port or airport or on board the vessel or aircraft which, in the judgment of the quarantine officer in charge, requires further application of any such measure; or
(b) The quarantine officer in charge has ascertained on the basis of definite
evidence that the individual measure so applied was not substantially effective. $ 61.127 Certificate of
applied. (a) The quarantine officer in charge shall, upon request, issue free of charge to a carrier a certificate specifying the sanitary measures applied to a vessel, an aircraft or a land conveyance, the parts thereof treated, the methods employed, and the reasons why the measures were applied. In the case of an aircraft this information shall on request be entered instead in the general declaration.
(b) The quarantine officer in charge shall, upon request, issue free of charge:
(1) To any traveler a certificate specifying the date of his arrival or departure and the sanitary measures applied to him and his baggage; and
(2) To the consignor, the consignee, or the carrier, or their respective agents, a certificate specifying the sanitary meassures applied to any goods. § 61.128
Authorized vaccinating ters; authenticating stamps or seals. (a) Handling, storage and administration of yellow fever vaccine shall comply with instructions of the World Health Organization.
(b) International certificates of vaccination against yellow fever, shall be authenticated by the official, approved stamp or seal of one of the authorized yellow fever vaccinating centers of the Canal Zone.
(c) International certificates of vaccination against smallpox or cholera performed in the Canal Zone shall be authenticated by:
(1) The stamp approved under paragraph (b) of this section; or
(2) The seal of the Division of Preventive Medicine and Quarantine; or
(3) The stamp or seal of a hospital or clinic under the direction of the Health Bureau. § 61.129 Listing of infected and recep
tive areas. The Chief, Division of Preventive Medicine and Quarantine, shall maintain an accurate listing of:
(a) Ports and other areas infected with quarantinable or other communicable diseases;
(b) Yellow fever receptive areas; and
(c) Ports and other areas having an Aedes aegypti Index of 1.0 and above.
& 61.130 Administration of quarantine cessible to passengers or crew. Immedilaws, rules and regulations.
ate corrective measures shall be taken if The Health Bureau, under the super
evidence of vermin, rodents or unsanivision of the Health Director, through
tary conditions is found. the Division of Preventive Medicine and § 61.153 Vessels; entries in the official Quarantine, with respect to all quaran
record. tine matters other than animal quaran A record of the conditions found and tine, and through the Division of
the corrective measures taken shall be Veterinary Medicine with respect to ani
entered in an official record. mal quarantine, under the immediate
§ 61.154 Vessels and aircraft; radio resupervision and direction of the Chiefs of those divisions, is charged with the
port of disease aboard. administration of all laws, rules and
(a) The master of the vessel shall reregulations governing maritime and air port promptly by radio to the quarantine craft quarantine in the Canal Zone.
officer in charge at the port of entry in
the Canal Zone, and wherever practi$ 61.131 Penalties for violation.
cable not less than four hours before the As provided by 2 C.Z.C. 912, 76A Stat. expected arrival of the ship, the occur36, whoever violates a quarantine rule rence or suspected occurrence of any of contained in this subpart, or a provision the following communicable diseases: of a regulation prescribed thereunder Antrax, chancroid, chickenpox, cholera, shall be fined not more than $500 or dengue, diphtheria, favus, gonorrhea, imprisoned in jail not more than 90 days, granuloma inguinale, hemolytic streptoor both; and each day the violation coccal infections, impetigo contagiosa, continues constitutes a separate offense. infectious encephalitis, leprosy, lympho
granuloma venereum, measles, meningoMEASURES AT FOREIGN PORTS
coccus meningitis, plague, poliomyelitis, § 61.141 Bills of health.
psittacosis, relapsing fever, ringworm of A vessel or aircraft at any foreign port
the scalp, smallpox, syphilis, trachoma, clearing or departing for a port of the
tuberculosis, typhoid fever, typhus, yelCanal Zone shall not be required to ob
low fever, or other diseases characterized tain or deliver a bill of health.
by fever or skin rash.
(b) The commander of an aircraft $ 61.142 Measures prescribed by local destined for a port of the Canal Zone health authority; vessels and aircraft.
shall report promptly by radio to the A vessel or aircraft at any foreign port quarantine officer in charge at intended or airport clearing or departing for a place of landing in the Canal Zone the port of the Canal Zone shall comply occurrence or suspected occurrence on with sanitary measures prescribed by board of any of the communicable disthe health authority for such foreign eases listed or described in paragraph port or airport in accordance with re
(a) of this section. sponsibility imposed by the Interna § 61.155 Vessels; yellow fever. tional Sanitary Regulations to prevent (a) The following vessels shall be disthe departure of infected persons or the insected prior to their arrival in Canal introduction on board the vessel or air Zone waters and the master of the vescraft of possible agents of infection or sel shall certify to this effect on the vectors of a quarantinable disease. maritime quarantine declaration pre
sented to the quarantine officer upon MEASURES IN TRANSIT
arrival: § 61.151 Vessels and aircraft; general (1) An infected or suspected vessel, provisions.
as defined in § 61.230; or The measures described in 88 61.152
(2) A vessel from an infected local through 61.157 must be taken in transit area; or, with respect to vessels and aircraft
(3) A vessel that has left a port where destined for ports of the Canal Zone.
the Aedes aegypti Index is reported as
1.0 or higher. 8 61.152 Vessels; sanitary inspection (b) The insecticide used and method and corrective measures.
of disinsecting shall be those prescribed The master or a designated officer shall by the Health Director. make a daily sanitary inspection of all (c) If the disinsecting required under compartments of the vessel normally ac paragraph (a) of this section is not car