Health Amendment Act 1988

Health Amendment Act 1988

Public Act1988 No 99
Date of assent28 June 1988

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Health.


An Act to amend the Health Act 1956

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Health Amendment Act 1988, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Health Act 1956 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) Section 4 of this Act, and the Schedule to this Act, shall come into force on the 1st day of October 1988.

    (3) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, this Act shall come into force on the 28th day after the date on which it receives the Governor-General's assent.

2
  • (1) [Repealed]

    (2) [Repealed]

    (3) This subsection repealed the definitions of Inspector and Inspector of Health in section 2(1) of the principal Act.

    (4) Every reference to an Inspector in the principal Act or in any other enactment passed before the commencement of this Act shall now be read as a reference to an Environmental Health Officer.

    (5) Every reference to an Inspector of Health in the principal Act or in any other enactment passed before the commencement of this Act shall now be read as a reference to a Health Protection Officer.

    Subsection (1) was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 2(9) Health Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 24).

    Subsection (2) was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 2(9) Health Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 24).

3
  • [Repealed]

    Section 3 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 6(2) Health Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 24).

4 Board of Health abolished
  • (1) The Board of Health is hereby abolished.

    (2) 

    (3) 

    (4) 

5
  • [Repealed]

    Section 5 was repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 7(2)(b) Health Amendment Act 1993 (1993 No 24).

6
  • [Repealed]

    Section 6 was impliedly repealed, as from 1 July 1993, by section 2 Health Amendment Act (No 2) 1993 (1993 No 24).

7
  • (1) 

    (2) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    • (a) Section 104 of the principal Act:

    • (b) So much of the Schedule to the Health Amendment Act 1979 as relates to section 104 of the principal Act:

    • (c) So much of Schedule 1 to the Health Amendment Act 1982 as relates to sections 102 and 104 of the principal Act.

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Schedule
Amendments consequential upon abolition of Board of Health

Section 4(3), (4)

  • Part II of the Schedule was amended, as from 1 October 2004, by section 59(1) Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 (2001 No 93) by repealing items relating to the Hospitals Act 1957 (1957 No 40) or the Hospitals Amendment Act (No 2) 1986 (1986 No 19). See section 11 of that Act for transitional provisions.