New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

21 Application of Crown Entities Act 2004 to DHBs


Each DHB is a Crown entity owned by the Crown for the purposes of section 7 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.


The Crown Entities Act 2004 applies to each DHB except to the extent that this Act expressly provides otherwise.


As provided elsewhere in this Act, the following sections of the Crown Entities Act 2004 do not apply to DHBs, or their boards, board members, committee members or employees:


section 38 (removal of elected members):


section 60(1) (applications by board members to restrain action):


sections 62 to 72 (conflicts of interest):


sections 73 to 76 (delegations):


section 78 (provisions in Schedule 5):


section 96 (acquisition of subsidiaries):


section 100 (acquisition of shares or other interests):


sections 116 and 117(2) to (3) (employment of employees and chief executives):


sections 120 to 126 (immunities, indemnities, and insurance):


section 161 (in relation to shares and interests covered by section 28):



Schedule 5 (board procedure for statutory entities).

Section 21: substituted, on 25 January 2005, by section 200 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (2004 No 115).

Section 21(3)(h): replaced, on 31 October 2018, by section 19 of the State Sector and Crown Entities Reform Act 2018 (2018 No 31).

Section 21(3)(k): repealed, on 1 July 2014, by section 72 of the Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 51).