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Post, pp. 3295, 3297, 3304, well as in articles 8, 37, 40, 58, 59, and 60 of the present convention, may, in the case of those High Contracting Parties who have adhered to the Pan-American Sanitary Code, be made through the intermediary of the Pan-American Sanitary Bureau.

article 8

Local area, organization. In order that a sanitary aerodrome may be designated as a local area for the purpose of notification of infectious diseases and for other purposes as provided by the present convention, it must be so organized that—

1. the entry or exit of any person is under the supervision and control of the competent authority;

2. in the case of a disease specified in article 18 of this convention occurring in the surrounding territory, access to the aerodrome by any route other than the air is forbidden to persons suspected of being infected, and measures are applied, to the satisfaction of the competent authority, with a view to preventing persons who are resident in or passing through the aerodrome from being exposed to the risk of infection, either by contact with persons from outside or by any other means.

In order that an authorized aerodrome which is not a sanitary aerodrome may similarly be designated a local area it is necessary, in addition, that it shall be so situated topographically as to be beyond all probable risk of infection from without.

The High Contracting Parties shall notify to the Office International d’Hygiène Publique aerodromes which have been constituted local areas in accordance with the terms of the present article, and the Office International d’Hygiène Publique will communicate the notification to the other High Contracting Parties and to the International Commission for Air Navigation.