No. S 408
Prisons Act
(Chapter 247)
Prisons (Amendment) Regulations 2003
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 84 of the Prisons Act, the Minister for Home Affairs hereby makes the following Regulations:
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Prisons (Amendment) Regulations 2003.
Amendment of regulation 75
2.  Regulation 75 of the Prisons Regulations (Rg 2) is amended by deleting paragraph (6) and substituting the following paragraph:
(6)  In this regulation, “infectious disease” means any of the diseases specified in the First Schedule to the Infectious Diseases Act (Cap. 137) and includes any other disease —
(a)that is caused or is suspected to be caused by a micro-organism or any agent of disease;
(b)that is capable or is suspected to be capable of transmission by any means to human beings; and
(c)that the medical officer has reason to believe, if left uninvestigated or unchecked, is likely to result in an epidemic of the disease.”.

Made this 20th day of August 2003.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
[MHA 112/2/044; AG/LEG/SL/247/2002/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 84(3) of the Prisons Act).