|FSMC, Title 41. PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE|
Chapter 6: Sanitation
§ 601. Latrines and toilets; Disposal of human excreta generally.
§ 602. Accumulation of rubbish prohibited.
§ 603. Standards for and inspection of service establishments.
§ 604. Standards for and inspection of food.
§ 605. Standards for and inspection of schools.
§ 606. Penalties for violation of chapter.
Editor's note: PL 3-35 § 2 provides: “Upon promulgation and taking effect of rules and regulations covering the disposal of human excreta, sanitary conditions of property, inspection of service establishments, food, and inspection of schools by the director of public health, § 618 of the Code of the Trust Territory shall become void and of no force and effect, and be repealed.”
Latrines or toilets conforming to standards established by public health regulations shall be constructed and maintained in connection with each inhabited dwelling in the Trust Territory. Deposit of human intestinal excreta in the vicinity of a dwelling or in or within 500 yards of any village in a place other than an approved latrine or toilet is prohibited.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 618 (a); TT Code 1970, 63 TTC 201; TT Code 1980, 63 TTC 201.
The accumulation of rubbish, garbage, cans, coconut shells, and other refuse attractive to animal and insect life is prohibited. Any person who shall permit, create, or maintain any such accumulation on land owned or occupied by him, and who fails to remove and dispose of such accumulation within a reasonable time after due notice thereof in writing by a representative of the Department of Health Services shall be deemed to have violated this section.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 618 (b); TT Code 1970, 63 TTC 202; TT Code 1980, 63 TTC 202.
The director of Health Services shall establish standards of sanitation to be maintained by all owners, operators, and employees of and in bakeries, restaurants, food stores, barbershops, beauty parlors, and similar establishments. All such establishments shall be inspected at reasonable intervals during business hours by a representative of the Department of Health Services for the purpose of determining whether such standards are being maintained. Failure to correct any substandard conditions after due notice thereof in writing by such representative shall be deemed a violation of this section.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 618 (c); TT Code 1970, 63 TTC 203; TT Code 1980, 63 TTC 203.
All food offered for public sale shall be subject to inspection by duly authorized representatives of the Department of Health Services. Food for human consumption which is adjudged by him to be unsanitary or of questionable sanitary condition because of contamination, spoilage, animal or insect infestation, or adulteration shall, as directed by him, either be destroyed, used as animal food, or labeled to describe its true condition.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 618 (d); TT Code 1970, 63 TTC 204; TT Code 1980, 63 TTC 204.
Cross-reference: The provisions of the National Food Safety Act are found in chapter 10 of this title.
All schools shall be subject to inspection by duly authorized representatives of the Department of Health Services. They shall maintain minimum acceptable standards of health and sanitation. After due warning and advice, failure of a nonpublic school to maintain acceptable standards may result in revocation of its charter.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 618 (e); TT Code 1970, 63 TTC 205; TT Code 1980, 63 TTC 205.
A person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or regulations issued pursuant thereto shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both.
Source: TT Code 1966 § 625; TT Code 1970, 63 TTC 206; TT Code 1980, 63 TTC 206.