New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2005

New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2005

Public Act2005 No 63
Date of assent16 May 2005

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This Act comes into force on the day after the date on which it receives the Royal assent.

3 New heading and section 57 substituted
  • The principal Act is amended by repealing section 57 and the heading before that section, and substituting the following heading and section:

    Crown Health Financing Agency

    57 CHFA
    • (1) The body corporate established by section 16 of the Health Sector (Transfers) Act 1993 is continued under the name of the Crown Health Financing Agency (CHFA).

      (2) CHFA is a Crown entity for the purposes of section 7 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.

      (3) The Crown Entities Act 2004 applies to CHFA except to the extent that this Act expressly provides otherwise.

      (4) CHFA is owned by the Crown.

4 References to Residual Health Management Unit to be read as references to Crown Health Financing Agency
  • Unless in any case the context otherwise requires, every reference to the Residual Health Management Unit or RHMU in any enactment or document is, after the commencement of this section, to be read as a reference to the Crown Health Financing Agency or CHFA.

5 Consequential amendments
  • (1) The principal Act is amended in the manner indicated in Part 1 of the Schedule.

    (2) The enactments specified in Part 2 of the Schedule are amended in the manner indicated in that Part.


Schedule
Consequential amendments

s 5

1
Amendments to New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000

Section 5(7)

Omit the words Residual Health Management Unit (RHMU) and substitute the words Crown Health Financing Agency (CHFA).

Section 6(1)

Insert, after the definition of Crown funding agreement:

CHFA means the Crown Health Financing Agency continued by section 57.

Omit from the definition of publicly-owned health and disability organisation the expression RHMU and substitute the expression CHFA.

Repeal the definition of RHMU.

Heading to section 58

Omit the expression RHMU and substitute the expression CHFA.

Section 58

Omit the expression RHMU in both places where it occurs and substitute in each case the expression CHFA.

Section 59

Omit the expression RHMU wherever it occurs and substitute in each case the expression CHFA.

Section 60(c)

Repeal and substitute:

  • (c) CHFA.

Heading to section 66

Omit the expression RHMU and substitute the expression CHFA.

Section 70

Omit the expression RHMU and substitute the expression CHFA.

Heading to Schedule 6

Omit the expression RHMU and substitute the expression CHFA.

Schedule 6: clause 1(c)

Repeal and substitute:

  • (c) CHFA.

2
Amendments to other Acts

Insert in Part 1 of Schedule 1, before the item relating to District Health Boards, the following item:

Crown Health Financing Agency

Omit from Part 1 of Schedule 1 the item relating to the Residual Health Management Unit.

Insert in section 2(1), after the definition of Crown entity:

CHFA means the Crown Health Financing Agency continued by section 57 of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.

Omit from the definition of publicly-owned health and disability organisation in section 2(1) the expression RHMU and substitute the expression CHFA.

Repeal the definition of RHMU in section 2(1).

Omit from section 13(4) the words Residual Health Management Unit and substitute the words Crown Health Financing Agency.

Ombudsmen Act 1975 (1975 No 9)

Omit from Part 2 of Schedule 1 the item Residual Health Management Unit and substitute, in its appropriate alphabetical order, the item Crown Health Financing Agency.


Legislative history

10 May 2005Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (No 4), third reading