Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion Act 1977

19 Duty of Director-General to collect, collate, analyse, and publish information


The Director-General must—


collect, collate, analyse, and publish information about the provision of—


abortion services in New Zealand; and


counselling services in relation to, or in connection with, the provision of abortion services; and


develop and publish standards for the services described in paragraph (a).


However, the Director-General must not publish, under subsection (1)(a), any information in a form that could reasonably be expected to identify a woman who has been, or is being, provided with abortion services or counselling services.

Section 19: replaced, on 24 March 2020, by section 8 of the Abortion Legislation Act 2020 (2020 No 6).