Power to close school on outbreak of disease

44.-(1) The Director of Medical Services may at any time by notification in writing direct the closing of any school when in his opinion the outbreak of an infectious or contagious disease renders such closing advisable, and thereupon such school shall be closed and shall remain closed until the Director of Medical Services revokes the notification.

(2) The Director may close any school conducted in a place which has become structurally or otherwise dangerous.

(3) Any person acting in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine of .250, and in case of a continuing offence to a further fine of .25 for each day during which the offence continues.