The Leprosy Act of 1892 provided for the treatment of lepers as well as their detention and isolation. The Act enabled the Governor-in-Council, by proclamation, to appoint any place to be a lazaret for the reception and medical treatment of lepers. This act was repealed by the 1937 Health Act.
1892 - 1937 Leprosy Act 1892
1937 - Health Act 1937
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 9 December 2013, Last modified: 24 January 2018