Section 22-12-15

Quarantine of infected portions of county - Enforcement.

A proclamation of quarantine issued in accordance with the provisions of Section 22-12-14 by the judge of probate, the presiding officer or any two members of the county commission for the protection of a portion of a county shall be enforced by the health officer of the county, provided he resides in the uninfected portion of the county, but in case he does not so reside, or in the event of his absence or disability, then such proclamation shall be enforced in such way as the officer issuing the same may direct. A proclamation of quarantine issued by the Mayor or Chief Executive Officer of any incorporated city or town in accordance with the provisions of Section 22-12-14 shall be enforced by the health officer of the city or town and, in case of his absence or disability, then, in such way as the officer issuing the proclamation may direct.

(Code 1907, §751; Code 1923, §1217; Code 1940, T. 22, §163.)