This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order, which comes into force on the 28th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette, amends Schedules 1 and 2 of the Health Act 1956. The amendments to Section B of Part 1 of Schedule 1 (which lists infectious diseases that must be notified to a medical officer of health)—
rename Enterobacter sakazakii invasive disease as Cronobacter species:
“rabies and other lyssaviruses”:
insert verotoxin-producing or shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Q fever.
Schedule 2 is amended by repealing all the items in Section A (conditions arising from occupation).
Date of notification in Gazette: 15 November 2012.
This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.