Health and Safety

Quarantine of Vessels

SECTION 23-9-12

§ 23-9-12. Federal quarantine system superseding Providence regulations.

Whenever the United States of America shall put in force a system of national quarantine inspection for the port of Providence, the duties of the quarantine health officer and sentinel of that city shall be suspended for so long a period as the quarantine inspection shall be maintained, and whenever the United States shall establish a quarantine station, ground, or anchorage on or in the Providence River or Narragansett Bay, north of Conimicut Point, and put in force a complete system of national quarantine for the port of Providence, the provisions of §§ 23-9-1 – 23-9-11 shall not apply to the city of Providence or the port of Providence.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1909, ch. 114, § 17; P.L. 1912, ch. 801, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 157, § 17; G.L. 1938, ch. 258, § 17; G.L. 1956, § 23-9-12.)