Symptomatic person when in the harbour

While in New Zealand waters, the Master of a ship must inform the local Medical Officer of Health or a Health Protection Officer when any person on board in any harbour at any time has symptoms which may reasonably be suspected to be caused by a notifiable infectious disease (Health Act 1956 Section 76).

A notifiable infectious disease is one listed in Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Health Act 1956.

This applies even after the vessel has been issued pratique.

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