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      RS 40:24     


§24. Issuance of warrants by health officer; general duties of officer

            A. The parish health officer may issue warrants only to arrest or prevent epidemics or to abate an imminent menace to the public health in his parish.

            B. The parish health officer shall issue all orders and warrants, subject to the limitations provided in Subsection A of this Section, and take all necessary steps to execute the sanitation laws of the state under the state health officer and to carry out the rules, regulations, and ordinances of the Louisiana Department of Health.

            Acts 1976, No. 346, §1. Amended by Acts 1978, No. 786, §5, eff. July 17, 1978; Acts 2018, No. 206, §4.

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