Title: Section 1.1 - Definitions

DEFINITIONS

Section 1.1 Definitions. Unless otherwise specifically provided herein, the following words and terms used in this Chapter are defined for the purposes thereof as follows:

(a) The term communicable disease means such communicable disease as may be designated in section 2.1, of this Title.

(b) The term municipality means and includes a county, part-county, city, town village, or consolidated health district or any subdivision or part of the State of New York lawfully established as a separate public health unit.

(c) The term board of health or local board of health means and includes the local board, department, or commissioner of health, or other body or official of a municipality, by whatever title the same may be known, having the usual powers and duties of the board of health of a municipality.

(d) The term health officer or local health officer means and includes the health officer, or other officer of a municipality, by whatever title he may be known, having the usual powers and duties of the health officer of a municipality.

(e) The term approved laboratory or laboratory approved for the examination shall mean a laboratory possessing a certificate of approval for the specified examination, issued by the State Commissioner of Health under the authority of section 502 of the Public Health Law.

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