Defence Regulation 33B: 1942-1943

Scope and Content

Defence Regulation 33B - compulsory examination and treatment of persons accused of infecting others - imprisonment or fine if examination refused - legal protection to those persons (men and women) who accused another of having infected them - in force from Nov 1942 to Dec 1947

Correspondence concerns enlisting support for the annulment of Regulation 33B and about the distribution of leaflets, memoranda etc. Leaflet 'Syphilomania. Do medicines cause disease?' by James Thomson (Jan 1943, publication unidentified) with letter dated 22 Feb 1943