The Shan States were declared to be a part of British India by notification in 1886.
The most important provision, however, relating To infectious disease is that contained in the Infectious Disease Notification Act 1889.
The duty of notification is imposed upon the head of the family, and also upon the medical practitioner who may be in attendance on the patient.
The local sanitary authorities carry out the provisions of the Infectious Diseases (Notification and Prevention) Acts, which for London are embodied in the Public Health (London) Act 1891.
In general, these engagements bore upon the limitation of the number of cardinals, the prohibition to nominate new ones without previous notification to the Sacred College, the sharing between the cardinals and the pope of certain revenues specified by a bull of Nicholas IV., and the obligatory consultation of the consistories for the principal acts of the temporal and spiritual government.