Public Hygiene Law

Law 99 of 1922

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This document outlines the public health responsibilities of citizens and the government of Colombia. The law specifically states that citizens must be vaccinated against Smallpox and may not be admitted to public schools without documentation of this immunization.

Applicable countryColombia
Quarantine and isolation
Enforcement of childhood vaccination requirement
Exemption from childhood vaccination requirement
Original publication7 Dec 1922
Entered into force7 Dec 1922
Latest update7 Dec 1922
Relevant articles

Article 9 - Mandatory smallpox vaccination

Article 10 - Penalty (Social Exclusion) The law states that a school director will be fined $1 for admitting students without proper documentation of smallpox immunization.

Available languages
Spanish Ley 99 de 1922