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Public Health Protection Act

republic of Maldives Government of Maldives Country Resources General Health Legislation Maldives 31 December 2012 Legislation/regulation community, equality, health service

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The purpose of this act is to establish policies for protection of public health, identify persons responsible for protection of public health, define how public health protection policies will be implemented and establish policies to limit basic rights ensured under the Maldives Constitution to Maldivians and people living in Maldives.


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