Health Amendment Act 1993

Health Amendment Act 1993

Public Act1993 No 24
Date of assent10 May 1993

Note

This Act is administered in the Ministry of Health


An Act to amend the Health Act 1956

BE IT ENACTED by the Parliament of New Zealand as follows:

1 Short Title and commencement
  • (1) This Act may be cited as the Health Amendment Act 1993, and shall be read together with and deemed part of the Health Act 1956 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).

    (2) This Act shall come into force on the 1st day of July 1993.

2 Interpretation
  • (1) 

    (2) 

    (3) 

    (4) [Repealed]

    (5) [Repealed]

    (6) 

    (7) 

    (8) The Local Government Amendment Act 1979 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing so much of Part 3 of Schedule 3 as relates to section 2(1) of the Health Act 1956.

    (9) Section 2 of the Health Amendment Act 1988 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing subsections (1) and (2).

    Subsection (4) was repealed, as from 1 October 2004, by section 59(1) Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001 (2001 No 93). See section 11 of that Act for transitional provisions.

    Subsection (5) was repealed, as from 1 July 2003, by section 266 Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84). See sections 273 to 314 of that Act as to the savings and transitional provisions.

3 Repeal of provisions relating to Department of Health
  • (1) 

    (2) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    • (a) Section 2(1) of the Health Amendment Act 1979:

    • (b) The Health Amendment Act 1980:

    • (c) Section 3 of the Health Amendment Act (No 2) 1982:

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6 Repeal of provisions relating to delegations, committees, and annual report
  • (1) This subsection repealed sections 9 and 9A of the principal Act.

    (2) Section 3 of the Health Amendment Act 1988 is hereby consequentially repealed.

7 Health districts
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 19 of the principal Act.

    (2) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    (3) The following notices are hereby revoked:

    • (a) The Health Districts Notice 1988 (SR 1988/211):

    • (b) The Health Districts Notice 1988, Amendment No 1 (SR 1988/275):

    • (c) The Health Districts Notice 1988, Amendment No 2 (SR 1989/9)

8 Repeal of provision requiring Medical Officer of Health for every health district
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  • [Repealed]

    Section 9 was repealed, as from 1 July 1996, by section 143(1) Medical Practitioners Act 1995 (1995 No 95).

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 10 was repealed, as from 22 January 1996, by section 3(3) Health and Disability Services Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 84).

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 11 was repealed, as from 1 July 2003, by section 266 Local Government Act 2002 (2002 No 84). See sections 273 to 314 of that Act as to the savings and transitional provisions.

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13 Appointment of Environmental Health Officers by local authorities
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 28 of the principal Act.

    (2) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    • (a) Section 4 of the Health Amendment Act 1960:

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 20 was repealed, as from 22 January 1996, by section 3(3) Health and Disability Services Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 84).

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25
  • [Repealed]

    Section 25 was repealed, as from 22 January 1996, by section 3(3) Health and Disability Services Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 84).

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  • [Repealed]

    Section 26 was repealed, as from 22 January 1996, by section 3(3) Health and Disability Services Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 84).

27 New Part 3A substituted
  • [Repealed]

    This section was repealed, as from 4 July 1998, by section 12(a) Health Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 86).

28 Restrictions applying while ship liable to quarantine
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 99 of the principal Act.

    (2) The following enactments are hereby consequentially repealed:

    • (a) Section 3 of the Health Amendment Act 1962:

    • (b) Section 6 of the Health Amendment Act 1973:

    • (c) So much of Schedule 1 to the Health Amendment Act 1982 as relates to section 99 of the principal Act.

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30 Power to board any ship and inspect
  • (1) This subsection substituted section 111(1) of the principal Act.

    (2) The Health Amendment Act 1982 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing so much of Schedule 1 as relates to section 111(1) of the principal Act.

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34 Constitution and powers of Boards of Appeal
  • (1) 

    (2) The Health Amendment Act 1988 is hereby consequentially amended by repealing so much of Part 1 of the Schedule as relates to section 124(3) of the principal Act.

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37 Persons attempting to commit suicide
  • (1) This subsection repealed section 126A of the principal Act.

    (2) Section 6 of the Health Amendment Act 1960 is hereby consequentially repealed.

38 Ministry of Health
  • (1) Nothing in this Act affects—

    • (a) The continued existence of the department of State existing immediately before the commencement of this Act and known as the Department of Health; or

    • (b) The appointment or tenure of the Director-General, or any other employee, of the Department of Health; or

    • (c) The continued existence of any advisory committee appointed under section 9A of the principal Act.

    (2) Every delegation under section 5B or section 9 of the principal Act that was in force immediately before the commencement of this Act shall continue to have effect according to its tenor as if it had been made on that commencement under section 28 or section 41 of the State Sector Act 1988.

    (3) Every reference in—

    • (a) Any Act, regulation, or other enactment, passed, made, or enacted before the commencement of this Act; or

    • (b) Any contract, agreement, deed, instrument, application, licence, notice, or other document, entered into, made, granted, given, or executed, before the commencement of this Act,—

    to the Department of Health shall be read as a reference to the Ministry of Health.