This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings into force specified provisions of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Amendment Act 2010 (the Act) on 9 November 2010. The provisions that are brought into force—
amend the objectives and functions of DHBs (sections 8(1) and 9):
establish the Health Quality and Safety Commission (sections 4(2), 5(2) and (3), 17 to 20, 25, 26, and 28 to 30):
enable elected members of the board of a DHB to hold office as appointed members of the board of 1 or more other DHBs (section 24(1)):
require a board of a DHB to first obtain the approval of the Minister of Health before establishing a committee of the board (section 24(2)).
Sections 1 to 3 of the Act, which provide for certain preliminary matters, are also brought into force.
Date of notification in Gazette: 4 November 2010.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.