Sec. 1. (a) Powers and duties described in this chapter and IC 16-20-8 apply to all local health officers and local health boards. However, this article does not apply to a county that is subject to IC 16-22-8.

     (b) The powers and jurisdiction of a local health officer or local board are limited to the area in which the officer or board serves.

[Pre-1993 Recodification Citation: 16-1-4-1.]

As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.3.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 16-20-1-1

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.