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Communicable Diseases Act, B.E. 2558 (2015)

“Communicable disease” means a disease caused by pathogens or toxins from pathogens, which is transmissible to humans, directly or indirectly. Whereas it is expedient to revise the law on communicable diseases; Be it, therefore, enacted by the King by and with the advice and consent of the National Legislative Assembly.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Thailand
Issuing agency/parties
  • Office of the Council of State
Implementing agencies
  • Ministry of Public Health
  • English
  • Thai
Formal type of document Act
Alternative/short title Communicable Diseases Act
  • Pandemics
  • Public health
License Other (Public Domain)
Copyright No
Access and use constraints

This Act is under the public domain.

Status Signed and in effect
Version date (of draft) September 8, 2015
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date September 8, 2015
Effective/Enforced Date September 8, 2015
Short notes of change

The Communicable Diseases Act, B.E. 2523 (1980) shall be repealed.

Publication reference Published in the Government Gazette Vol. 132, Part 86a, Page 26, dated 8th September B.E. 2558 (2015). ราชกิจจานุเบกษา เล่ม 132 ตอนที่ 86ก 8 กันยายน 2558
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Keywords Covid-19,Coronavirus,Communicable diseases
Date uploaded April 27, 2020, 07:43 (UTC)
Date modified April 27, 2020, 07:52 (UTC)