sanitary code

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Noun1.sanitary code - set of standards established and enforced by government for health requirements as in plumbing etc
code, codification - a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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With these mounting grievances, several councilors asked city officials and concerned government agencies to strictly enforce the provisions of the sanitary code of the Philippines in all business establishments to protect the public from communicable diseases.
Patricia Ruppert, has every legal right, under New York State's Public Health Law and the County's Sanitary Code, to take every necessary step to stop the outbreak of measles in this County," the statement reads. 
81-3-18) (4 pages) (appointment of a receiver to enforce the State sanitary code in a multifamily property owned by the defendant) (No.
Krock at that time for a violation of the state sanitary code because an inspector found an occupied tent on the property.
All of the above are covered by the Massachusetts state sanitary code for all housing.
Since 1957, one little noted regulation of the New York State Sanitary Code stated that for "temporary food establishments": "All organizations, to include the grange, political and civic clubs, or religious organizations, may not hold functions wherein members prepare and bring food to a particular location to be shared by other members of the organization or the public at large, unless a permit is obtained from the Department of Health [DOH]." With that law, the DOH had the authority to require permits and inspections for any such event.
* Reporting of communicable diseases pursuant to the Sanitary Code.
The inspection includes a sampling of the water in the water tank to verify the bacteriological quality of the water supply in compliance with New York State Sanitary Code. Sample results must be reported by a State certified laboratory equipped to analyze drinking water.
"The regulation may take the form of a sanitary code, a housing code, a landlord tenant regulation, or a municipal code." The study, conducted by Northeastern University School of Law's Tobacco Control Resource Center, concluded: "The general health protection language of the regulations, in conjunction with the latest evidence of the harmful effects of ETS [Environmental Tobacco Smoke], gives state agencies authority to regulate environmental tobacco smoke incursions among apartments in multi-unit dwellings."
In 1924, all 21 American republics met in Havana, Cuba, and signed the Pan American Sanitary Code, the first treaty of any kind to be signed by all these countries.