Amendment Of The Epidemic Act 1950

Original Language Title: Änderung des Epidemiegesetzes 1950

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43. Federal Act 1950 modifies the epidemic law

The National Council has decided:

The epidemic Act 1950, BGBl. No. 186, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 76/2008 is amended as follows:

1. paragraph 1 section 1:

"(1) subject to the notification obligation:"



1 suspect, morbidity and deaths from cholera, yellow fever, virus-induced haemorrhagic fever, infectious hepatitis (hepatitis A, B, C, D, E, G), Echinococcus (Echinococcus granulosus) and tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis), infection with the influenza virus A/H5N1 or another bird flu virus, polio, bacterial and viral food poisoning, leprosy, Leptospiral disease, measles, anthrax, psittacosis, paratyphoid, plague, smallpox, Rickettsiose by R. prowazekii, snot, communicable Ruhr (amoebic dysentery), SARS (severe Akutes respiratory syndrome) ", transmissible of spongiform encephalopathies, tularemia, typhus (abdominal typhus), Puerperalfieber, anger disease (Lyssa) and bite injuries through anger-sick or-verdächtige animals, 2 morbidity and deaths in Bang'scher disease, diphtheria, virus-induced Meningoenzephalitiden, invasive bacterial diseases (meningitis and sepsis), whooping cough, legionnaire's disease, malaria, rubella, Scarlet fever, relapsing fever, trachoma, trichinosis, tuberculosis, caused by Mycobakterium bovis and difficult Clostridium difficile-associated disease."

2. in the section 4, paragraph 4, Z 1 the word "Birth year" is replaced by the word "Date of birth".

3. the following sentence is added to § 4 paragraph 15:

"The safety measures provided for in paragraph 12 to 14 to take are mutatis mutandis of the laboratories."

17 the following paragraph is added to § 4. 4:

"(17) the Minister may provide for health by regulation in accordance with the technical possibilities that notifiable electronically to fulfil Z 1 of their reporting duties according to § 1 according to § 3 para 1 by typing the message in the register. The data security measures provided for in paragraph 12 to 14 to take are mutatis mutandis by the notifying parties."

5. According to § 50a, the following section shall be inserted 50B:

"article 50 b." "With the entry into force of this federal law in the version of Federal Law Gazette I no. 43/2012 is the regulation of the Federal Minister of health on notifiable communicable diseases 2009, Federal Law Gazette II No. 359, as last amended by regulation Federal Law Gazette II No. 359/2011, override."

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