Health and Disability Commissioner Amendment Act 2013

  • A correction has been made to the heading of section 5 under section 25(1)(j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
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Health and Disability Commissioner Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 120
Date of assent4 December 2013
Commencementsee section 2

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows:

1 Title
  • This Act is the Health and Disability Commissioner 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 9 amended (Deputy Commissioners and Mental Health Commissioner)
  • After section 9(1), insert:

    • (1A) Part 2 of the Crown Entities Act 2004 (except section 46) applies to the appointment and removal of a Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner in the same manner as it applies to the appointment and removal of the Commissioner.

5 Section 38 amended (Commissioner may decide to take no action on complaint)
  • In the heading to section 38, after action, insert or no further action.

6 Section 47 amended (Director of Proceedings' right to participate in disciplinary and other proceedings)
  • In section 47(1), after may, insert , after referral from the Commissioner under section 45(2)(f),.


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.