Health Amendment Act 2013

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 119
Date of assent4 December 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Health Amendment Act 2013.

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

3 Principal Act
4 Section 69G amended (Interpretation)
  • (1) In section 69G, repeal the definition of public health risk management plan.

    (2) In section 69G, insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    water safety plan means a plan prepared and operated by a drinking-water supplier or other person under section 69Z or 69ZA.

5 Section 69V amended (Duty to take all practicable steps to comply with drinking-water standards)
  • In section 69V(2), replace public health risk management with water safety.

6 Section 69Z amended (Duty to prepare and implement public health risk management plan)
  • (1) In the heading to section 69Z, replace public health risk management with water safety.

    (2) In section 69Z, replace public health risk management with water safety in each place.

7 Section 69ZA amended (Medical officer of health may require preparation and implementation of public health risk management plan)
  • (1) In the heading to section 69ZA, replace public health risk management with water safety.

    (2) In section 69ZA, replace public health risk management with water safety in each place.

8 Section 69ZB amended (Duration of plans)
  • In section 69ZB, replace public health risk management with water safety.

9 Section 69ZC amended (Review and renewal of plans)
  • In section 69ZC, replace public health risk management with water safety in each place.

10 Section 69ZD amended (Duty to keep records and make them available)
  • In section 69ZD(1), replace public health risk management with water safety in each place.

11 Section 69ZL amended (Functions of drinking-water assessors)
  • In section 69ZL(1), replace public health risk management with water safety in each place.

12 Section 69ZP amended (Powers of drinking-water assessors and designated officers)
13 Section 69ZW amended (Review of decisions of drinking-water assessors)
  • In section 69ZW(1), replace public health risk management with water safety in each place.

14 Section 69ZZR amended (Offences against sections in this Part)
  • In section 69ZZR(1), replace public health risk management with water safety in each place.

15 Section 69ZZT amended (Offences involving deception)

Legislative history

19 November 2013Divided from Statutes Amendment Bill (Bill 89–2) by committee of the whole House, third reading
4 December 2013Royal assent

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Health.