Law on the Protection of the Population from Infectious Diseases

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This law outlines the rules for the control of infectious diseases in Bosnia and Herzegovina and includes specific provisions on mandatory vaccination, quarantine and isolation. Part Vll states the various penal provisions for failing to comply with specific articles.

Applicable countryBosnia and Herzegovina
Childhood vaccination requirement
Diphtheria vaccination
Emergency vaccination authority
Enforcement of childhood vaccination requirement
Enforcement of emergency vaccination
Exemption from childhood vaccination requirement
Measles vaccination
Polio vaccination
Tuberculosis vaccination
Original publication1 Jan 2005
Entered into force9 Jan 2005
Latest update1 Jan 2005
Relevant articles

Article 40: Outlines the mandatory vaccinations, vaccinations for country entry/exit and states that any vaccination can be made mandatory against any infectious disease for which there are epidemiological indications that vaccination is necessary.

Article 41: States the requirements for medical exemptions.

Article 70: States that a fine of 100-2,000 KM can be imposed on any individual who fails to comply with mandatory and emergency vaccinations.

Available languages
Bosnian ZAKON o zaštiti stanovništva od zaraznih bolesti