Supplementary Order Paper No 18

No 18

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendments

Hon Dr David Clark, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Schedule: new Schedule 1AA: clause 2

In the Schedule, new Schedule 1AA, clause 2(1)(a), replace “supplied by that supplier” (page 7, line 27) with “in a drinking-water supply owned by that supplier”.

In the Schedule, new Schedule 1AA, clause 2(1)(b), replace “the drinking water” (page 7, line 29) with “drinking water supplied from that drinking-water supply”.

In the Schedule, new Schedule 1AA, clause 2(2), replace “the water” (page 7, line 31) with “drinking water supplied from that drinking-water supply”.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill. The amendments clarify that a drinking water supplier may, at their discretion, add fluoride to drinking water in a drinking-water supply that has not been the subject of a direction issued under new section 69ZJA.