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96C—Provision of information to Chief Public Health Officer on outbreak of vaccine preventable disease

        (1)         The Chief Public Health Officer may, if satisfied that there is an outbreak, or a risk of an outbreak, of a vaccine preventable disease at premises at which early childhood services are provided, require the person with responsibility for providing the service at the premises to provide to the Chief Public Health Officer

            (a)         the name and date of birth of each child that is enrolled, or routinely attends, at the premises for the provision of an early childhood service; and

            (b)         immunisation records relating to each child referred to in paragraph (a) provided pursuant to section 96B(1); and

            (c)         the contact details for a parent or guardian of a child referred to in paragraph (a); and

            (d)         any other prescribed information.

        (2)         Information required to be provided under subsection (1) must be provided to the Chief Public Health Officer within 24 hours of the receipt of the request for the information.

        (3)         A person who fails to comply with a requirement of the Chief Public Health Officer to provide information in accordance with this section is guilty of an offence.

Maximum penalty: $30 000.

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