(1) The Governor in Council may by Order in Council declare—
(a) an infectious disease to be a notifiable condition;
(b) a micro-organism to be a notifiable micro‑organism.
(2) An Order in Council under this section—
(a) must specify—
(i) the details to be included with a notification of a notifiable condition or notifiable micro-organism;
(ii) the period within which a notification of a notifiable condition or notifiable micro-organism is to be made;
(iii) the manner in which a notification of a notifiable condition or notifiable micro‑organism is to be made;
(b) has effect—
(i) throughout Victoria or in the areas of Victoria specified in the Order in Council;
(ii) from the date that it is published in the Government Gazette or any later date specified in the Order in Council for the period not exceeding 12 months specified in the Order in Council;
(c) may vary in relation to notifications to be made by registered medical practitioners and notifications to be made by pathology services.
S. 126(3)–(6) repealed by No. 15/2022 s. 22.
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