Infectious and Notifiable Disease (SARS) Order 2003

2003/70

Infectious and Notifiable Disease (SARS) Order 2003

Silvia Cartwright, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 31st day of March 2003

Present:
The Right Hon Helen Clark presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 3(a) of the Health Act 1956, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
  • This order is the Infectious and Notifiable Disease (SARS) Order 2003.

2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on its notification in the Gazette.

3 Infectious diseases notifiable to medical officer of health
  • Schedule 1 of the Health Act 1956 is amended by inserting in Section B of Part 1, after the item relating to Rubella, the following item:

    Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.

Marie Shroff,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on its notification in the Gazette, adds Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome to the list of infectious diseases notifiable to a medical officer of health, that is set out in Section B of Part I of Schedule 1 of the Health Act 1956.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 1 April 2003.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.