Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Medical Fees) Regulations 1992

  • revoked
  • Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Medical Fees) Regulations 1992: revoked, on 21 February 2018, by section 122(2) of the Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017 (2017 No 4).

Reprint as at 21 February 2018

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Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Medical Fees) Regulations 1992

(SR 1992/303)

Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Medical Fees) Regulations 1992: revoked, on 21 February 2018, by section 122(2) of the Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017 (2017 No 4).

Catherine A Tizard, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 27th day of October 1992

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Health.

Pursuant to sections 38A and 39(1)(h) of the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act 1966, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title and commencement

(1)

These regulations may be cited as the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Medical Fees) Regulations 1992.

(2)

These regulations shall come into force on 1 November 1992.

2 Fees payable to medical practitioners

(1)

The fees payable to medical practitioners, pursuant to section 38A of the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act 1966, in respect of certificates or reports in writing supplied by them to a District Court Judge for the purposes of that Act, shall be as follows:

(a)

for each certificate or report in writing completed in respect of an examination made between the hours of 6 pm on any day and 8 am on the following day, or between the hours of 6 pm on a Friday and 8 am on the following Monday, or on a public holiday, a fee of $236.25:

(b)

for every other certificate or report, a fee of $185.63:

(c)

in addition to the fee payable under paragraph (a) or paragraph (b), for each completed kilometre necessarily travelled from surgery or residence for the purpose of examining a person preparatory to completing a certificate or report, and return, a medical travel fee of $1.69.

(2)

The fees prescribed by this regulation shall be payable in respect of certificates and reports completed and travel undertaken on or after the date of the coming into force of these regulations.

3 Goods and services tax

The fees prescribed by regulation 2 are inclusive of goods and services tax under the Goods and Services Tax Act 1985.

4 Revocation

The Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Medical Fees) Regulations 1987 (SR 1987/278) are hereby revoked.

Bob MacFarlane,
Acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 November 1992, increase the fees payable to medical practitioners in respect of certificates or reports in writing supplied by them to a District Court Judge for the purposes of the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act 1966.

The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.

The medical travel fee (apart from becoming inclusive of goods and services tax) remains the same.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 October 1992.

Reprints notes
1 General

This is a reprint of the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction (Medical Fees) Regulations 1992 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 Legal status

Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes

Editorial and format changes to reprints are made using the powers under sections 24 to 26 of the Legislation Act 2012. See also http://www.pco.parliament.govt.nz/editorial-conventions/.

4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint

Substance Addiction (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 2017 (2017 No 4): section 122(2)